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Pennsylvania State University--University Park

Lewis Katz Building
University Park, PA 16802
(814) 867-1251

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Fall 2020 Application Information
Application Deadline: March 31
Application Fee: $60
Admissions Statistics 2020 2017
Acceptance Rate 35.1% 43.0%
LSAT Score (Median) 159 156
LSAT Score (25th-75th percentile) 155-160 152-159
GPA (Median) 3.58 3.44
GPA Range (25th-75th percentile) 3.32-3.74 3.15-3.73
Bar Exam Statistics 2020 2017
State in which most graduates took bar exam: PA PA
School's bar passage rate: 92.6% 87.5%
State overall bar passage rate: 79.6% 80.8%
School bar pass rate vs. state bar pass rate: +13.0% +6.7%
Employment Statistics 2020 2017
Graduates employed at graduation: 55.3% 44.9%
Graduates employed 10 months after graduation: 78.1% 72.2%
Tuition and Expenses 2020 2017
Tuition: $50,984 $45,392
Room and Board: $12,704 $12,852
Proportion of full-time students receiving grants: 98.0% 81.9%
Median grant amount among full-time students: $45,600 $20,000
Average indebtedness of those who incurred debt: $85,056 $129,772
Proportion of graduates who incurred debt: 74.4% 80.6%
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Students & Faculty 2020 2017
Total Students: 393 354
Men: 47.6% 57.6%
Women: 52.4% 42.4%
White: 74.3% N/A
Black: 6.1% N/A
Hispanic: 5.1% N/A
Asian: 2.3% N/A
Student-to-Faculty Ratio: 8.2 : 1 N/A
Total Faculty: 60 N/A
Male: 63.3% N/A
Female: 36.7% N/A
Minority: 15.0% N/A
Full-Time Starting Salaries 2020 2017
Private Sector (Median): $80,000 $70,000
Public Sector (Median): $51,106 $50,000
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Library Resources 2020 2017
Volumes and equivalents: 455,918 397,874