Yale University Law School

Yale University Law School

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]

2016 Quick Overview

The Below Data Compiled By: The American Bar Association 

Students614
Student-faculty ratio8:1
Tuition $59,865 per year (full-time, in-state)
$59,865 per year (full-time, out-of-state)
N/A per year (part-time, in-state)
N/A per year (part-time, out-of-state)
Tuition Guarantee ProgramNo
Estimated Living Expenses$20,364
Founded In1923
ABA AccreditedYes
Application deadline02/28/17
Full-time program application fee$ 60
Financial Aid Deadline03/15/17
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

Actual(A)/Practice(P)

Username LSAT GPA Status Scholarship Sent Received Decision Updated
Jgbuj001 167 P 3.51

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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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tfishman854 161 A 3.96

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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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hbraidma 163 P 3.89

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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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Total Full-Time Part-Time
Number of Applicants273527670
Number of Offers2592590
Number of Matriculants2102100
75% GPA3.973.970
Median GPA3.893.890
25% GPA3.793.790
75% LSAT1701700
Median LSAT1731730
25% LSAT1751750
2016 Scholarship Data
Total Number of Students614
Total Students Receiving Grants357
% of Students Receiving Grants58.1
75% Grant Amount$34,667
Median Grant Amount$26,067
25% Grants Amount$17,742
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 (31.1)
  • % of Total Half to Full Tuition (27)
  • % of Total Full Tuition (0)
  • % of Total More than Full Tuition (0)

2016 Ethnicity Statistics

  • White (373)
  • Hispanics (57)
  • Black or African American (46)
  • Asian (80)
  • American Indian / Native (5)
  • Other (72)
  • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander Total (0)
  • Two or more races Total (24)
  • Nonresident Alien Total (42)
  • Race and Ethnicity Unknown Total (6)


  • Total Women% (47.7)
  • Total Men% (52.3)
Yale University Law School Bar Exam Statistics
YearTakersPass%State Average%Average Pass Difference%
2015 189 96.32% 74.83% 21.49%
2014 210 91.90% 75.46% 16.44%
2013 180 96.16% 81.29% 14.87%

Total Graduates 2016

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

The Above Data Compiled By:  The American Bar Association