Ohio Northern University (Pettit)
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#29 in Presence of Female Faculty
ONU Law is tied for #29 in terms of the highest percentage of faculty who are female (46.9%).
#51 in Bar Passage Rate
ONU Law ranks #51 in terms of bar passage rate among first-time test takers (87.0%), and it outperforms by +11.6% the state of Ohio’s overall bar passage rate of 75.4%. (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.)
#53 in Student to Faculty Ratio
ONU Law is tied for #53 in terms of lowest student to faculty ratio (6.1:1).
#70 in Median Undergraduate GPA
ONU Law ranks #70 in terms of highest median undergraduate GPA (3.52) among those applicants granted admission who enrolled as full-time students.
#75 in Acceptance Rate
ONU Law ranks #75 in terms of student selectivity with an acceptance rate of 42.2% among those who applied for admission.
#78 in Library Size
ONU Law ranks #78 in terms of library size with 459,494 volumes or equivalents.
#148 in Median LSAT
ONU Law is tied for #148 in terms of the median LSAT score (151) among those applicants granted admission who enrolled as full-time students. The LSAT measures reading comprehension, analytical reasoning, and logical reasoning.
#149 in Presence of Minority Faculty
ONU Law ranks #149 in terms of the highest percentage of faculty who are racial or ethnic minority (9.4%).
#153 in Presence of Minority Students
ONU Law ranks #153 in terms of the highest percentage of students who are racial or ethnic minority (23.1%).
#160 in Public Sector Salary
ONU Law is tied for #160 in terms of median starting salary among graduates working in government jobs or judicial clerkships at the federal or state level ($46,434).
#165 in Private Sector Salary
ONU Law is tied for #165 in terms of the median starting salary among graduates working in private practice as law firm associates ($55,000).
#211 in Highest Tuition
ONU Law ranks #211 in terms of highest tuition among full-time law students ($29,160). 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.
Fall 2020 Application Information
|Application Deadline:||August 15|
|LSAT Score (Median)||151||148|
|LSAT Score (25th-75th percentile)||147-152||144-152|
|GPA Range (25th-75th percentile)||3.08-3.72||3.00-3.50|
Bar Exam Statistics
|State in which most graduates took bar exam:||OH||OH|
|School's bar passage rate:||87.0%||75.6%|
|State overall bar passage rate:||75.4%||80.8%|
|School bar pass rate vs. state bar pass rate:||+11.6%||-5.2%|
|Graduates employed at graduation:||N/A||N/A|
|Graduates employed 10 months after graduation:||76.9%||58.5%|
Tuition and Expenses
|Room and Board:||$9,282||$13,390|
|Proportion of full-time students receiving grants:||78.0%||68.0%|
|Median grant amount among full-time students:||$19,000||$19,305|
|Average indebtedness of those who incurred debt:||$87,066||$102,414|
|Proportion of graduates who incurred debt:||86.4%||84.1%|
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Students & Faculty
|Student Racial Demographics:||
|Student-to-Faculty Ratio:||6.1 : 1||N/A|
Full-Time Starting Salaries
|Private Sector (Median):||$55,000||$50,000|
|Public Sector (Median):||$46,434||$46,000|
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|Volumes and equivalents:||459,494||449,802|