Lewis & Clark Law School (Northwestern)
10015 S.W. Terwilliger Boulevard
#64 in Median LSAT
Lewis & Clark Law is tied for #64 in terms of the median LSAT score (158) among those applicants granted admission who enrolled as full-time students. The LSAT measures reading comprehension, analytical reasoning, and logical reasoning.
#66 in Library Size
Lewis & Clark Law ranks #66 in terms of library size with 497,928 volumes or equivalents.
#72 in Bar Passage Rate
Lewis & Clark Law ranks #72 in terms of bar passage rate among first-time test takers (83.8%), and it outperforms by +2.0% the state of Oregon’s overall bar passage rate of 81.8%. (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.)
#84 in Student to Faculty Ratio
Lewis & Clark Law is tied for #84 in terms of lowest student to faculty ratio (6.7:1).
#85 in Presence of Minority Faculty
Lewis & Clark Law ranks #85 in terms of the highest percentage of faculty who are racial or ethnic minority (13.2%).
#92 in Highest Tuition
Lewis & Clark Law ranks #92 in terms of highest tuition among full-time law students ($46,370). 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.
#93 in Presence of Female Faculty
Lewis & Clark Law is tied for #93 in terms of the highest percentage of faculty who are female (40.3%).
#114 in Presence of Minority Students
Lewis & Clark Law ranks #114 in terms of the highest percentage of students who are racial or ethnic minority (29.5%).
#121 in Median Undergraduate GPA
Lewis & Clark Law ranks #121 in terms of highest median undergraduate GPA (3.37) among those applicants granted admission who enrolled as full-time students.
#133 in Acceptance Rate
Lewis & Clark Law ranks #133 in terms of student selectivity with an acceptance rate of 55.0% among those who applied for admission.
#138 in Private Sector Salary
Lewis & Clark Law is tied for #138 in terms of the median starting salary among graduates working in private practice as law firm associates ($62,400).
#154 in Employment Rate at Graduation
#156 in Employment Rate at 10 MonthsLewis & Clark Law ranks #154 in terms of graduates employed at the time of graduation (27.3%) and #156 in terms of graduates employed ten months after graduation (65.6%).
#166 in Public Sector Salary
Lewis & Clark Law is tied for #166 in terms of median starting salary among graduates working in government jobs or judicial clerkships at the federal or state level ($45,000).
Fall 2020 Application Information
|Application Deadline:||March 15|
|LSAT Score (Median)||158||158|
|LSAT Score (25th-75th percentile)||155-161||154-161|
|GPA Range (25th-75th percentile)||3.08-3.67||3.08-3.59|
Bar Exam Statistics
|State in which most graduates took bar exam:||OR||OR|
|School's bar passage rate:||83.8%||80.6%|
|State overall bar passage rate:||81.8%||73.2%|
|School bar pass rate vs. state bar pass rate:||+2.0%||+7.4%|
|Graduates employed at graduation:||27.3%||29.9%|
|Graduates employed 10 months after graduation:||65.6%||64.1%|
Tuition and Expenses
|Room and Board:||$15,750||$12,600|
|Proportion of full-time students receiving grants:||83.6%||92.8%|
|Median grant amount among full-time students:||$20,000||$15,000|
|Average indebtedness of those who incurred debt:||$128,497||$140,025|
|Proportion of graduates who incurred debt:||81.5%||80.6%|
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Students & Faculty
|Student Racial Demographics:||
|Student-to-Faculty Ratio:||6.7 : 1||N/A|
Full-Time Starting Salaries
|Private Sector (Median):||$62,400||$60,000|
|Public Sector (Median):||$45,000||$45,612|
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|Volumes and equivalents:||497,928||512,435|