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Northwestern University School of Law

LSAT 169
GPA 3.85
Tuition & Fees $66,806
Acceptance Rate 18.01 %
First Time Bar Exam Pass Rate 91.97 %

Northwestern University School of Law Overview

Northwestern University Campus, Evanston, IL
Northwestern University is a private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years institute located in Evanston, Illinois. It is a Research University (very high research activity) by Carnegie Classification.
The 2021 tuition & fees of Northwestern University School of Law is $66,806. The acceptance rate of the school is 18.01% and yield is 23.88%. The average LSAT scores submitted by enrolled students is 169 and the average GPA is 3.85. Total 1,148 students are attending Northwestern University School of Law and 234 of them is first-year students. Last year 224 graduate have taken the bar exam first time and 206 have passed the exam (the pass rate is 91.97%). You may want to check the general academic information of Northwestern University at Northwestern University academic page.

Northwestern University School of Law 2021 Average LSAT and GPA

216 enrolled students have submitted LSAT scores and its average LSAT score at Northwestern University School of Law is 169. The average undergraduate GPA from 235 submitters is 3.85. Next table shows the submitted LSAT and GPA scores in 25th, 50th, and 75th percentile.
Northwestern University School of Law 2021 LSAT Scores and GPA
25th Percentile50th Percentile75th Percentile
LSAT Scores165169171
GPA3.563.853.92

Northwestern University School of Law 2021 Tuition & Fees

Northwestern University School of Law tuition for academic year 2020-2021 is $66,806. The average undergraduate tuition & fees other than law school at Northwestern University is $58,701. For graduate schools, its 2021 tuition and fees is $56,567
Northwestern University School of Law 2021 Tuition & Fees
School of Law$66,806
Average Costs at Northwestern University
Undergraduate$58,701
Graduate$56,567

Northwestern University School of Law 2021 Acceptance Rate and Enrollment

Last year, total 5,441 students have applied to Northwestern University School of Law and 980 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 18.01% and yield (enrollment rate) is 24%. With 9 deferred/pre-admitted students, Northwestern University School of Law has 243 first year class students for academic year 2019-2020.
Northwestern University School of Law 2021 Admission Statistics
Number of Students
Applicants5,441
Admitted980
Enrolled234
Acceptance Rate18.01%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)23.88%
Deferred / Previously Admitted9
Total First Year Class Enrollment243

Northwestern University School of Law 2020 Student Population

Northwestern University School of Law has total 1,148 students for academic year 2019-2020. 747 of them enrolled in JD program and 401 enrolled in non-JD programs.
Total Enrollment at Northwestern University School of Law
Total Enrollment1,148
JD Enrollment747
Non-JD Enrollment401
Non-JD Online Enrollment49
For first year students enrollment, Northwestern University School of Law has 243 students. By gender, there are 122 male and 117 female students. By attendance type, 243 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
Total243 2430
Men122 1220
Women117 1170
Other4 40

Northwestern University School of Law First Time Bar Passage

Last year, total 240 students have graduated from Northwestern University School of Law. Among them, 224 students (including from prior year and early first time takers) took the bar exam for the first time and 206 passed the exam. The first-time bar exam pass rate at Northwestern University School of Law is 91.97% where the average pass rate of Illinois is 76.05%.
First Time Bar Exam Takers and Pass Rate at Northwestern University School of Law
Total Graduates240
First-time Bar Exam Taker224
(216 new graduates, 8 from prior year)
First-time Bar Exam Not Taker24 (new graduates)
First-time Bar Exam Passers and Pass Rate206 / 91.97%
Pass Rate at Illinois76.05%