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#16 in Median Undergraduate GPA
Emory Law ranks #16 in terms of highest median undergraduate GPA (3.79) among those applicants granted admission who enrolled as full-time students.
#21 in Median LSAT
Emory Law is tied for #21 in terms of the median LSAT score (165) among those applicants granted admission who enrolled as full-time students. The LSAT measures reading comprehension, analytical reasoning, and logical reasoning.
#27 in Highest Tuition
Emory Law ranks #27 in terms of highest tuition among full-time law students ($57,348). We rank from a total of 283 tuition rates from 194 law schools, ranking twice those law schools that have different in-state and out-of-state tuition rates.
#29 in Private Sector Salary
Emory Law is tied for #29 in terms of the median starting salary among graduates working in private practice as law firm associates ($115,000).
#31 in Employment Rate at Graduation
#78 in Employment Rate at 10 MonthsEmory Law ranks #31 in terms of graduates employed at the time of graduation (62.0%) and #78 in terms of graduates employed ten months after graduation (79.3%).
#32 in Acceptance Rate
Emory Law ranks #32 in terms of student selectivity with an acceptance rate of 29.6% among those who applied for admission.
#36 in Presence of Minority Students
Emory Law ranks #36 in terms of the highest percentage of students who are racial or ethnic minority (46.2%).
#62 in Public Sector Salary
Emory Law is tied for #62 in terms of median starting salary among graduates working in government jobs or judicial clerkships at the federal or state level ($57,000).
#86 in Presence of Minority Faculty
Emory Law ranks #86 in terms of the highest percentage of faculty who are racial or ethnic minority (13.1%).
#91 in Bar Passage Rate
Emory Law ranks #91 in terms of bar passage rate among first-time test takers (80.8%), and it outperforms by +9.0% the state of Georgia’s overall bar passage rate of 71.8%. (A national comparison on this metric should be taken in a qualified sense and with caution, because every state has a different bar passage rate.)
#116 in Presence of Female Faculty
Emory Law is tied for #116 in terms of the highest percentage of faculty who are female (37.7%).
#141 in Library Size
Emory Law ranks #141 in terms of library size with 306,321 volumes or equivalents.
#150 in Student to Faculty Ratio
Emory Law is tied for #150 in terms of lowest student to faculty ratio (8.3:1).
Fall 2020 Application Information
|Application Deadline:||March 1|
|LSAT Score (Median)||165||161|
|LSAT Score (25th-75th percentile)||158-166||156-166|
|GPA Range (25th-75th percentile)||3.51-3.91||3.45-3.88|
Bar Exam Statistics
|State in which most graduates took bar exam:||GA||GA|
|School's bar passage rate:||80.8%||88.4%|
|State overall bar passage rate:||71.8%||80.2%|
|School bar pass rate vs. state bar pass rate:||+9.0%||+8.2%|
|Graduates employed at graduation:||62.0%||62.3%|
|Graduates employed 10 months after graduation:||79.3%||89.9%|
Tuition and Expenses
|Room and Board:||$18,918||$17,932|
|Proportion of full-time students receiving grants:||85.6%||80.3%|
|Median grant amount among full-time students:||$28,000||$22,000|
|Average indebtedness of those who incurred debt:||$119,614||$121,278|
|Proportion of graduates who incurred debt:||68.9%||69.0%|
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Students & Faculty
|Student Racial Demographics:||
|Student-to-Faculty Ratio:||8.3 : 1||N/A|
Full-Time Starting Salaries
|Private Sector (Median):||$115,000||$120,000|
|Public Sector (Median):||$57,000||$58,000|
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|Volumes and equivalents:||306,321||313,517|