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Louisiana State University-Baton Rouge

400 Paul M. Hebert Law Center
Baton Rouge, LA 70803
(225) 578-8646

Admissions E-mail:
admissions@law.lsu.edu

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

Electronic Application
https://appl008.lsu.edu/admissions/lawappl.nsf/admissionapplication?OpenForm

Fall 2009 Admissions Information
Application Deadline: 7/1/2009
Application Fee: $25
Admissions Statistics 2007 2006 2005 2004 2002 2001 AVG*
Acceptance Rate 37.4% 35.1% 27.8% 25.6% 37.1% 55.4% 36.4%
LSAT Score (Median)** 157 156 157 155 153 153 155
LSAT Score (25th-75th percentile) 155-159 154-159 154-159 151-158 150-156 149-156 152-158
GPA (Median)** 3.43 3.47 3.50 3.51 3.41 3.28 3.43
GPA Range (25th-75th percentile) 3.16-3.70 3.16-3.78 3.23-3.77 3.25-3.76 3.15-3.67 2.98-3.58 3.16-3.71
Bar Exam Statistics*** 2007 2006 2005 2004 2002 2001 AVG*
State in which most graduates took bar exam: LA LA LA LA LA LA
School's bar passage rate: 88.8% 84.1% 77.8% 73.3% 83.3% 88.4% 82.6%
State overall bar passage rate: 75% 70% 67% 63% 71% 71% 69.5%
School bar pass rate vs. state bar pass rate: +13.8% +14.1% +10.8% +10.3% +12.3% +17.4% +13.1%
Employment Statistics 2007 2006 2005 2004 2002 2001 AVG*
Graduates employed at graduation: 73.7% 70.0% 77.5% 74.5% N/A N/A 49.3%
Graduates employed 9 months after graduation: 93.8% 89.9% 91.3% 88.2% 89.7% 92.1% 90.8%
tuition and Expenses 2007-2008 2006-2007 2005-2006
Tuition: $21,286 $21,220 $10,410
room and Board: $11,354 $10,768 $6,000
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Full-Time Enrollment 2007-2008 2006-2007 2005-2006
Total: 570 566 639
Men: 52.5% 51.0% 48.0%
Women: 47.5% 49.0% 52.0%
Student-to-Faculty Ratio: 1 : 16.2 1 : 16.2 1 : 17.5
Full-Time Starting Salaries 2007-2008 2006-2007 2005-2006
Private Sector: $65,000 $51,000 $50,000
Public Sector: $39,000 $36,000 N/A
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