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]

2016 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$20,748
Founded In1923
ABA AccreditedYes
Application deadline07/01/17
Full-time program application fee$ 75
Financial Aid Deadline01/15/17
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 11 months ago
marissaxbeth 153 A 3.46

Accepted

11/07/16 - - 12 months ago
abbysnells 155 P 3.50

Interested In Applying

- - - 4 weeks ago
jshelton 154 A 3.26

Interested In Applying

- - - 3 months ago
Lvargas 160 P 3.31

Interested In Applying

- - - 6 months ago
dude 162 P 3.41

Interested In Applying

Yes 02/08/17 03/02/17 03/08/17 8 months ago
ekarlson2012 155 P 3.00

Interested In Applying

No - - - 10 months ago
mmori019 157 P 3.20

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
mpulido 158 A 3.47

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
mvavonese 150 A 3.00

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
katelemley 156 P 3.25

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
kierin 160 P 3.40

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
rob174 120 P 1.00

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
gabtre59 148 A 3.45

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
Ericksonp07 150 A 3.37

Pending

03/23/17 - - 9 months ago
chrismerk99 160 P 3.61

Pending

09/14/16 09/14/16 - one year ago
rrb12 147 A 3.23

Rejected

- - - 9 months ago
Total Full-Time Part-Time
Number of Applicants1920174835
Number of Offers9749677
Number of Matriculants2152123
75% GPA3.583.580
Median GPA3.353.350
25% GPA3.123.120
75% LSAT1521520
Median LSAT1541540
25% LSAT1571570
2016 Scholarship Data
Total Number of Students508
Total Students Receiving Grants481
% of Students Receiving Grants94.7
75% Grant Amount$33,000
Median Grant Amount$25,000
25% Grants Amount$11,500
Scholarships awarded based on maintaining a certain academic performance
Offering Conditional Scholarships:Yes
Students Entering With a Scholarship81
Eliminated (Students who lost scholarship)14
% of Students Who Lost Scholarship17%

  • % of Total Less Than Half Tuition (43.3)
  • % of Total Half to Full Tuition (45.1)
  • % of Total Full Tuition (5.1)
  • % of Total More than Full Tuition (1.2)

2016 Ethnicity Statistics

  • White (389)
  • Hispanics (43)
  • Black or African American (27)
  • Asian (22)
  • American Indian / Native (2)
  • Other (56)
  • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander Total (0)
  • Two or more races Total (14)
  • Nonresident Alien Total (32)
  • Race and Ethnicity Unknown Total (10)


  • Total Women% (47.1)
  • Total Men% (52.9)
Syracuse University College of Law Bar Exam Statistics
YearTakersPass%State Average%Average Pass Difference%
2015 183 77.28% 76.28% 1.00%
2014 213 81.06% 77.09% 3.97%
2013 205 84.73% 84.47% 0.26%

Total Graduates 2016

  • 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