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Harvard University (MA)

1563 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 2138
(617) 495-3109

Admissions E-mail:
jdadmiss@law.harvard.edu

Web Site
http://www.law.harvard.edu

Electronic Application
http://www.law.harvard.edu/Admissions/JD/apply.php

Fall 2009 Admissions Information
Application Deadline: 2/1/2009
Application Fee: $75
Admissions Statistics 2007 2006 2005 2004 2002 2001 AVG*
Acceptance Rate 11.8% 12.6% 11.5% 11.3% 12.6% 14.1% 12.3%
LSAT Score (Median)** 172 172 173 172 170 170 171
LSAT Score (25th-75th percentile) 170-175 169-175 170-176 169-175 167-173 167-172 169-174
GPA (Median)** 3.85 3.84 3.80 3.84 3.85 3.86 3.84
GPA Range (25th-75th percentile) 3.75-3.95 3.72-3.95 3.68-3.92 3.73-3.94 3.76-3.94 3.76-3.95 3.73-3.94
Bar Exam Statistics*** 2007 2006 2005 2004 2002 2001 AVG*
State in which most graduates took bar exam: NY NY NY NY NY NY
School's bar passage rate: 97.1% 95.3% 95.9% 96.3% 95.5% 95.2% 95.9%
State overall bar passage rate: 77% 74% 75% 75% 76% 72% 74.8%
School bar pass rate vs. state bar pass rate: +20.1% +21.3% +20.9% +21.3% +19.5% +23.2% +21.1%
Employment Statistics 2007 2006 2005 2004 2002 2001 AVG*
Graduates employed at graduation: 96.4% 96.1% 97.1% 98.1% 98.9% 96.8% 97.2%
Graduates employed 9 months after graduation: 98.1% 100.0% 99.5% 99.4% 99.0% 97.5% 98.9%
tuition and Expenses 2007-2008 2006-2007 2005-2006
Tuition: $39,325 $37,100 $33,120
room and Board: $17,497 $16,966 $15,728
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Full-Time Enrollment 2007-2008 2006-2007 2005-2006
Total: 1734 1719 1694
Men: 53.5% 55.0% 56.0%
Women: 46.5% 45.0% 44.0%
Student-to-Faculty Ratio: 1 : 10.3 1 : 10.5 1 : 13.0
Full-Time Starting Salaries 2007-2008 2006-2007 2005-2006
Private Sector: $135,000 $125,000 $125,000
Public Sector: $51,000 $50,541 $45,850
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