Syracuse University College of Law

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Syracuse University College of Law

Syracuse Law offers an outstanding legal education within one of the world’s great universities. Ranked in the top 10 by U.S. News & World Report for our trial and appellate advocacy program, we also lead in emerging fields such as National Security Law. At Syracuse Law you will encounter unparalleled opportunity for asynchronous study in some of the most prestigious graduate programs. Earn a joint degree at the top public affairs and journalism schools in the country. Earn joint business or engineering degrees at the University’s top-ranked programs. At Syracuse Law, you will work with faculty who are respected thought leaders in their fields. Most of our professors have experience in the practice of law, some on an ongoing basis. All continue to contribute to the theory and practice of law by conducting research and publishing their work.

Contact Info


Website: http://law.syr.edu/
Address: Syracuse University, 950 Irving Ave, Syracuse, NY 13244
Admission Phone: (315) 443-1962
Admission Email: [email protected]

2017 Quick Overview

The Below Data Compiled By: The American Bar Association 

Students508
Student-faculty ratio12:1
Tuition $48,552 per year (full-time, in-state)
$48,552 per year (full-time, out-of-state)
$41,862 per year (part-time, in-state)
$41,862 per year (part-time, out-of-state)
Tuition Guarantee Program0
Estimated Living Expenses$20,748
Founded In1923
ABA AccreditedYes
Application deadline07/01/19
Full-time program application fee$ 75
Financial Aid Deadline01/15/19
Can first years start other than fall?No

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Real Time Applicant Admissions Data

Syracuse University College of Law

Real Time HIC User Applicant Status Admissions Data

Actual(A)/Practice(P)

Username LSAT GPA Status Scholarship Sent Received Decision Updated
Marjorielluveres 151 A 3.10

Accepted

12/19/16 - 01/20/17 one year ago
marissaxbeth 153 A 3.46

Accepted

11/07/16 - - 2 years ago
smith97 165 P 2.60

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 months ago
SUCOLDemo 160 A 4.00

Interested In Applying

- - - 5 months ago
abbysnells 155 P 3.50

Interested In Applying

- - - 8 months ago
jshelton 154 A 3.26

Interested In Applying

- - - 10 months ago
Lvargas 160 P 3.31

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
ekarlson2012 141 P 3.00

Interested In Applying

No - - - one year ago
mmori019 157 P 3.20

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
mpulido 158 A 3.47

Interested In Applying

- - - 3 years ago
mvavonese 150 A 3.00

Interested In Applying

- - - 3 years ago
katelemley 156 P 3.25

Interested In Applying

- - - 3 years ago
kierin 160 P 3.40

Interested In Applying

- - - 3 years ago
rob174 120 P 1.00

Interested In Applying

- - - 3 years ago
gabtre59 148 A 3.45

Interested In Applying

- - - 3 years ago
dude 162 A 3.41

Pending

Yes 02/08/17 03/02/17 03/08/17 2 weeks ago
Ericksonp07 150 A 3.37

Pending

03/23/17 - - one year ago
chrismerk99 160 P 3.61

Pending

09/14/16 09/14/16 - 2 years ago
rrb12 147 A 3.23

Rejected

- - - one year ago
Total Full-Time Part-Time
Number of Applicants16571657
Number of Offers866866
Number of Matriculants196196
75% GPA3.603.60
Median GPA3.383.38
25% GPA3.053.05
75% LSAT156156
Median LSAT154154
25% LSAT150150
2017 Scholarship Data
Total Number of Students539
Total Students Receiving Grants509
% of Students Receiving Grants94
75% Grant Amount$35,000
Median Grant Amount$21,250
25% Grants Amount$11,000
Scholarships awarded based on maintaining a certain academic performance
Offering Conditional Scholarships:This school does not award scholarships that may be reduced or eliminated based on law school academic performance

  • % of Total Less Than Half Tuition (49)
  • % of Total Half to Full Tuition (38)
  • % of Total Full Tuition (7)
  • % of Total More than Full Tuition (1)

2017 Ethnicity Statistics

  • White (143)
  • Hispanics (16)
  • Black or African American (22)
  • Asian (6)
  • American Indian / Native (0)
  • Other (4)
  • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander Total (0)
  • Two or more races Total (8)
  • Nonresident Alien Total (5)
  • Race and Ethnicity Unknown Total (4)


  • Total Women% (46)
  • Total Men% (53)
Syracuse University College of Law Bar Exam Statistics
YearTakersPass%State Average%Average Pass Difference%
2017 139 82.73%
2016 170 78.82%
2015 184 71.20%

Total Graduates 2017

  • Employed Bar Exam Required (203)
  • Employed J.D. Advantage (35)
  • Employed Other (20)
  • Unemployed (32)
  • Pursuing Graduate Degree (4)

The Above Data Compiled By:  The American Bar Association