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Yale University

P.O. Box 208215
New Haven, CT 06520-8215
(203) 432-4995

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Fall 2020 Application Information
Application Deadline: February 28
Application Fee: $85
Admissions Statistics 2020 2017
Acceptance Rate 6.9% 9.7%
LSAT Score (Median) 173 174
LSAT Score (25th-75th percentile) 170-176 171-176
GPA (Median) 3.92 3.92
GPA Range (25th-75th percentile) 3.84-3.98 3.86-3.98
Bar Exam Statistics 2020 2017
State in which most graduates took bar exam: NY NY
School's bar passage rate: 98.3% 96.4%
State overall bar passage rate: 75.7% 72.7%
School bar pass rate vs. state bar pass rate: +22.6% +23.7%
Employment Statistics 2020 2017
Graduates employed at graduation: 81.7% 84.8%
Graduates employed 10 months after graduation: 83.5% 86.1%
Tuition and Expenses 2020 2017
Tuition: $64,267 $58,050
Room and Board: $17,595 $17,000
Proportion of full-time students receiving grants: 58.7% 59.6%
Median grant amount among full-time students: $27,151 $22,997
Average indebtedness of those who incurred debt: $121,476 $122,796
Proportion of graduates who incurred debt: 83.3% 75.6%
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Students & Faculty 2020 2017
Total Students: 621 614
Men: 50.1% 53.6%
Women: 49.8% 46.4%
White: 53.9% N/A
Black: 7.4% N/A
Hispanic: 11.3% N/A
Asian: 12.7% N/A
Student-to-Faculty Ratio: 4.2 : 1 N/A
Total Faculty: 257 N/A
Male: 65.0% N/A
Female: 35.0% N/A
Minority: 11.7% N/A
Full-Time Starting Salaries 2020 2017
Private Sector (Median): $180,000 $160,000
Public Sector (Median): $62,591 $58,964
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Library Resources 2020 2017
Volumes and equivalents: 1,364,230 1,327,015