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Northwestern University School of Law

LSAT 171
GPA 3.86
Tuition & Fees $66,806
Acceptance Rate 13.91 %
First Time Bar Exam Pass Rate 96.03 %

Northwestern University School of Law Overview

Northwestern University Campus, Evanston, IL
Northwestern University is a private (not-for-profit), four-years institute located in Evanston, Illinois. It is a Research University (very high research activity) by Carnegie Classification.
The 2022 tuition & fees of Northwestern University School of Law is $66,806. The acceptance rate of the school is 13.91% and yield is 22.70%. The average LSAT scores submitted by enrolled students is 171 and the average GPA is 3.86. Total 1,181 students are attending Northwestern University School of Law and 234 of them is first-year students. Last year 227 graduate have taken the bar exam first time and 218 have passed the exam (the pass rate is 96.03%). You may want to check the general academic information of Northwestern University at Northwestern University academic page.

Northwestern University School of Law 2022 Average LSAT and GPA

222 enrolled students have submitted LSAT scores and its average LSAT score at Northwestern University School of Law is 171. The average undergraduate GPA from 241 submitters is 3.86. Next table shows the submitted LSAT and GPA scores in 25th, 50th, and 75th percentile.
Northwestern University School of Law 2022 LSAT Scores and GPA
25th Percentile50th Percentile75th Percentile
LSAT Scores167171172
GPA3.63.863.93

Northwestern University School of Law 2022 Tuition & Fees

Northwestern University School of Law tuition for academic year 2021-2022 is $66,806. The average undergraduate tuition & fees other than law school at Northwestern University is $60,768. For graduate schools, its 2022 tuition and fees is $56,567
Northwestern University School of Law 2022 Tuition & Fees
School of Law$66,806
Average Costs at Northwestern University
Undergraduate$60,768
Graduate$56,567
Average Living Costs - Room & Board, Other expenses
On-Campus$21,504
Off-Campus$21,504

Northwestern University School of Law 2022 Acceptance Rate and Enrollment

Last year, total 7,410 students have applied to Northwestern University School of Law and 1,031 students have accepted to admit to the school. Among the accepted students, 234 students finally enrolled to Northwestern University School of Law. The acceptance rate is 13.91% and yield (enrollment rate) is 23%. With 14 deferred/pre-admitted students, Northwestern University School of Law has 248 first year class students for academic year 2019-2020.
Northwestern University School of Law 2022 Admission Statistics
Number of Students
Applicants7,410
Admitted1,031
Enrolled234
Acceptance Rate13.91%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)22.70%
Deferred / Previously Admitted14
Total First Year Class Enrollment248

Northwestern University School of Law 2020 Student Population

Northwestern University School of Law has total 1,181 students for academic year 2019-2020. 769 of them enrolled in JD program and 412 enrolled in non-JD programs.
Total Enrollment at Northwestern University School of Law
Total Enrollment1,181
JD Enrollment769
Non-JD Enrollment412
For first year students enrollment, Northwestern University School of Law has 248 students. By gender, there are 108 male and 139 female students. By attendance type, 248 full-time and 0 part-time students. Next table summarizes the first year enrollment by gender and attendance type at Northwestern University School of Law for academic year 2019-2020.
First Year Student Enrollment at Northwestern University School of Law
TotalFull-timePart-time
Total248 2480
Men108 1080
Women139 1390
Other1 10

Northwestern University School of Law First Time Bar Passage

Last year, total 256 students have graduated from Northwestern University School of Law. Among them, 227 students (including from prior year and early first time takers) took the bar exam for the first time and 218 passed the exam. The first-time bar exam pass rate at Northwestern University School of Law is 96.03% where the average pass rate of Illinois is 0%.
First Time Bar Exam Takers and Pass Rate at Northwestern University School of Law
Total Graduates256
First-time Bar Exam Taker227
(213 new graduates, 14 from prior year and 1 Early First Time Takers)
First-time Bar Exam Not Taker43 (new graduates)
First-time Bar Exam Passers and Pass Rate218 / 96.03%
Pass Rate at Illinois0%