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Stanford University (CA)

Crown Quadrangle, 559 Nathan Abbott Way
Stanford, CA 94305-8610
(650) 723-4985

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

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

Electronic Application
http://www.law.stanford.edu/prospective/

Fall 2009 Admissions Information
Application Deadline: 2/2/2009
Application Fee: $70
Admissions Statistics 2007 2006 2005 2004 2002 2001 AVG*
Acceptance Rate 9.0% 8.7% 7.8% 7.7% 9.1% 10.7% 8.8%
LSAT Score (Median)** 169 169 170 169 168 168 168
LSAT Score (25th-75th percentile) 167-172 167-172 167-172 166-172 166-170 165-170 166-171
GPA (Median)** 3.85 3.87 3.88 3.86 3.80 3.82 3.85
GPA Range (25th-75th percentile) 3.74-3.95 3.77-3.96 3.80-3.96 3.77-3.94 3.67-3.93 3.68-3.95 3.74-3.95
Bar Exam Statistics*** 2007 2006 2005 2004 2002 2001 AVG*
State in which most graduates took bar exam: CA CA CA CA CA CA
School's bar passage rate: 88.7% 86.6% 91.8% 90.2% 92.4% 83.3% 88.8%
State overall bar passage rate: 65% 62% 61% 60% 66% 64% 63.0%
School bar pass rate vs. state bar pass rate: +23.7% +24.6% +30.8% +30.2% +26.4% +19.3% +25.8%
Employment Statistics 2007 2006 2005 2004 2002 2001 AVG*
Graduates employed at graduation: 98.3% 98.1% 98.9% 99.0% 98.9% 98.3% 98.6%
Graduates employed 9 months after graduation: 98.5% 98.1% 98.9% 99.1% 98.9% 98.6% 98.7%
tuition and Expenses 2007-2008 2006-2007 2005-2006
Tuition: $39,916 $37,836 $34,230
room and Board: $16,218 $15,550 $14,500
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Full-Time Enrollment 2007-2008 2006-2007 2005-2006
Total: 538 534 514
Men: 54.3% 57.0% 53.0%
Women: 45.7% 43.0% 47.0%
Student-to-Faculty Ratio: 1 : 8.3 1 : 8.6 1 : 12.6
Full-Time Starting Salaries 2007-2008 2006-2007 2005-2006
Private Sector: $135,000 $135,000 $125,000
Public Sector: $54,272 $52,495 $39,500
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