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University at Buffalo-SUNY

John Lord O'Brian Hall
Buffalo, NY 14260
(716) 645-2907

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Fall 2020 Application Information
Application Deadline: March 1
Application Fee: $85
Admissions Statistics 2020 2017
Acceptance Rate 57.9% 51.7%
LSAT Score (Median) 153 154
LSAT Score (25th-75th percentile) 150-156 150-157
GPA (Median) 3.41 3.44
GPA Range (25th-75th percentile) 3.14-3.63 3.21-3.66
Bar Exam Statistics 2020 2017
State in which most graduates took bar exam: NY NY
School's bar passage rate: 77.5% 76.4%
State overall bar passage rate: 75.7% 72.7%
School bar pass rate vs. state bar pass rate: +1.8% +3.7%
Employment Statistics 2020 2017
Graduates employed at graduation: 36.8% 41.4%
Graduates employed 10 months after graduation: 71.1% 70.7%
Tuition and Expenses 2020 2017
Tuition (In-State): $27,964 N/A
Tuition (Out-of-State): $32,054 N/A
Room and Board: $13,651 $14,725
Proportion of full-time students receiving grants: 50.3% 61.9%
Median grant amount among full-time students: $8,000 $6,000
Average indebtedness of those who incurred debt: $88,687 $86,970
Proportion of graduates who incurred debt: 76.9% 74.9%
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Students & Faculty 2020 2017
Total Students: 446 494
Men: 44.8% 49.6%
Women: 55.0% 50.4%
White: 71.1% N/A
Black: 6.1% N/A
Hispanic: 5.2% N/A
Asian: 4.3% N/A
Student-to-Faculty Ratio: 5.5 : 1 N/A
Total Faculty: 130 N/A
Male: 54.6% N/A
Female: 45.4% N/A
Minority: 8.5% N/A
Full-Time Starting Salaries 2020 2017
Private Sector (Median): $56,500 $65,000
Public Sector (Median): $52,000 $59,414
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Library Resources 2020 2017
Volumes and equivalents: 478,990 545,351