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Yale University Law School

Class of 2018 - Snapshot 3473 Completed Applications 238 Offers 7% Acceptance Rate 164 Enrolled Located in New Haven, Connecticut, Yale Law School is one of the world’s premier law schools. It offers an unmatched environment of excellence and educational intimacy in the form of world renowned faculty, small classes, limitless opportunities for clinical training, and strong encouragement of public service. The Law School is small by design; its impact on the world is measured by its accomplished graduates and its ongoing scholarship and outreach through numerous centers and projects. For students, the experience is unparalleled. The faculty-student ratio supports a vast array of courses and opportunities for independent research and student-organized seminars. Students get practical training by representing real clients in clinics starting in their first year.

Contact Info


Website: http://www.law.yale.edu/
Address: 127 Wall St, New Haven, CT 06511
Admission Phone: (203) 432-4995
Admission Email: [email protected]

2018 Quick Overview

The Below Data Compiled By: The American Bar Association 

Students621
Student-faculty ratio8:1
Tuition $64,267 per year (full-time, in-state)
$64,267 per year (full-time, out-of-state)
per year (part-time, in-state)
per year (part-time, out-of-state)
Tuition Guarantee Program0
Estimated Living Expenses$ 21,097
Founded In1923
ABA AccreditedYes
Application deadline02/28/19
Full-time program application fee$85.00
Financial Aid DeadlineN/A
Can first years start other than fall?No

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Real Time Applicant Admissions Data

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Real Time HIC User Applicant Status Admissions Data

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gabriemarie27 164 P 3.97

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rghenry 162 P 4.00

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coconut1 161 A 3.70

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mia131313 160 P 3.50

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kris44 164 P 3.90

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seangill65 130 P 3.60

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alyssam1015 165 P 3.88

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gabbydandrea97 136 A 3.08

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NCL13 171 A 3.31

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denisse14 165 P 3.71

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JChan1638 163 P 3.83

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tmiller314 170 P 3.84

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JohnGraham 172 A 3.81

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MarissaRael 168 P 3.90

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turners 162 A 3.89

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mcat23 165 P 3.70

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Piratadeajuchitlan 170 P 3.89

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MayJay97 170 P 3.85

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Tvsmith2021 180 P 3.50

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cabiyou 175 A 4.15

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kcoltun 170 P 3.92

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asiyah99 170 P 3.90

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Bbrader 174 P 3.84

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kateelizabeth 150 P 3.40

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Jgbuj001 154 P 3.56

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Lthornto 150 P 3.60

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Morganb94 170 P 3.40

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Tjb3fc 173 A 3.58

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mmumar25 151 P 3.05

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gioshep 167 P 2.90

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boyd5 160 P 3.93

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jaaboone 173 P 3.80

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wesleyd0493 175 A 3.70

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mdonnelly 170 P 3.90

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Stunggal 160 P 3.93

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katherinedwahl 157 A 3.72

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ejk5308 175 P 3.70

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jmd0405 158 A 4.00

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Bonwcha 160 P 3.53

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Undergradstudent 180 P 4.00

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Rac310 172 P 3.94

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Dana.biechele-speziale079 170 P 3.97

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meganple 170 P 3.87

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ilerman 172 P 3.71

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michaelcairo 179 P 3.33

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jah266 170 P 4.00

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jda2017 178 A 3.89

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sporras 170 P 3.93

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melasava 174 A 4.00

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trinity 160 P 2.85

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RichardtheFuerst 175 P 3.80

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Mhollwedel 172 A 3.30

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Eagle47 169 A 3.62

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dhruvkumar 175 P 3.88

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irvinmccullough1 173 P 4.15

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bjhussung 165 P 3.87

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Desara 160 P 3.00

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Tapkannia 160 P 3.82

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benoff 180 A 3.84

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GatorLaw 165 P 4.00

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Calvtob95 165 P 3.86

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DavidRubi 170 P 3.85

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Danirahdowns 175 P 3.42

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Kbenton2 170 P 3.71

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MidlifeLaw 164 A 3.25

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Rebeckamai 153 P 3.00

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naiiraysa 160 P 3.80

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samlalbert 156 P 3.80

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manujr1302 150 P 3.50

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alexnoll 168 A 4.00

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Daaltaraan 167 P 4.05

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PrincesseM 170 A 3.46

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mtb337 165 P 3.00

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diamond525 167 A 3.20

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asanchez86 140 P 4.00

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jprath7 171 A 3.93

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katehogan 170 P 3.96

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chs999 179 A 4.00

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Cris 165 A 3.00

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Jhemmings98 175 A 3.60

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Michaelisa 163 P 3.93

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Total Full-Time Part-Time
Number of Applicants34733473
Number of Offers238238
Number of Matriculants164164
75% GPA3.983.98
Median GPA3.923.92
25% GPA3.843.84
75% LSAT176176
Median LSAT173173
25% LSAT170170
2018 Scholarship Data
Total Number of Students625
Total Students Receiving Grants369
% of Students Receiving Grants59%
75% Grant Amount$35,984
Median Grant Amount$26,734
25% Grants Amount$18,417
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

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2018 Ethnicity Statistics

  • White (109)
  • Hispanics (24)
  • Black or African American (14)
  • Asian (28)
  • American Indian / Native (0)
  • Other (0)
  • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander Total (0)
  • Two or more races Total (17)
  • Nonresident Alien Total (12)
  • Race and Ethnicity Unknown Total (0)


  • Total Women% (49)
  • Total Men% (51)
Yale University Law School Bar Exam Statistics
YearTakersPass%State Average%Average Pass Difference%
2017 213 98.12% 83.92%
2016 184 98.37% 81.01%
2015 194 98.97%

Total Graduates 2017

  • Employed Bar Exam Required (168)
  • Employed J.D. Advantage (19)
  • Employed Other (1)
  • Unemployed ()
  • Pursuing Graduate Degree (22)

The Above Data Compiled By:  The American Bar Association