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Top US law schools 2022 – Acceptance rate, fees, LSAT and GPA

Top Us Law schools

It is no secret that most students who have made the decision to pursue law would love to end up at one of the top US law schools, not only for the prestige, but the experience and also to improve their future employment/career opportunities.

The decision of which US law school you get accepted in depends on a lot of factors including graduating Grade point average (GPA), LSAT scores, the spots available in the schools among others.

This list, which takes into consideration the 2019 and 2020 first year admission figures, is latest and will therefore guide prospective students to ascertain their chances at getting into the top schools and know how much they will be paying in terms of fees.

Top 20 US law schools – ranking, acceptance rate, fees, LSAT and GPA are as follows:

1. YALE UNIVERSITY LAW SCHOOL

The Ivy league member is the number 1 ranked US law school with stringent admission requirements and commensurately, a prestige that’s worth every effort expended towards getting admitted into the Yale University Law School. TUITION FEES: $66,128 (full-time) | ACCEPTANCE RATE: 7.40% | Median GPA: 3.94 | Median LSAT: 173

2. STANFORD UNIVERSITY LAW SCHOOL 

Yet another of the United state’s leaders when it comes to the best overall university education. Stanford University law school ranks second on this list. TUITION FEES: $64,554 (full-time) | ACCEPTANCE RATE: 10.48% | Median GPA: 3.88 | Median LSAT: 171

3. HARVARD UNIVERSITY LAW SCHOOL

With it’s reputation preceding it and a long list of notable alumni, Harvard University law school comes in third on this list. TUITION FEES: $67,081 (full-time) | ACCEPTANCE RATE: 13% | Median GPA: 3.89 | Median LSAT: 173

4. COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY LAW SCHOOL

Another Ivy league university located in New York City. It was established in 1754. Columbia Law school ranks 4th on tis list. TUITION FEES: $72,465 (full-time) | ACCEPTANCE RATE: 16.69% | Median GPA: 3.82 | Median LSAT: 172

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5. UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO LAW SCHOOL

The University of Chicago law school is one of the most sought after law schools in the US. It ranks 5th on this list. TUITION FEES: $66,651 (full-time) | ACCEPTANCE RATE: 17.86% | Median GPA: 3.89 | Median LSAT: 171

The rest are as follows:

6. New York University Law SchoolTUITION FEES: $68,934 (full-time) | ACCEPTANCE RATE: 21.58% | Median GPA: 3.82 | Median LSAT: 170

7. University of Pennsylvania Law School – TUITION FEES: $67,998 (full-time) | ACCEPTANCE RATE: 14.30% | Median GPA: 3.89 | Median LSAT: 170

8. University of Virginia Law School – TUITION FEES: $63,200 (in-state, full-time) $66,200 (out-of-state, full-time) | ACCEPTANCE RATE: 14.05% | Median GPA: 3.90 | Median LSAT: 170

9. University of California—UC Berkeley law schoolTUITION FEES: $52,017 (in-state, full-time) $55,346 (out-of-state, full-time) | ACCEPTANCE RATE: 21.53% | Median GPA: 3.81 | Median LSAT: 168

10. Duke University Law SchoolTUITION FEES: $67,358 (full-time) | ACCEPTANCE RATE: 22.34% | Median GPA: 3.80 | Median LSAT: 169

11 University of Michigan
12 Northwestern University
13 Cornell University
14 University of California—Los Angeles
15 Georgetown University
16 University of Texas at Austin
17 Vanderbilt University
18 Washington University in St. Louis
19 University of Southern California
20 Boston University

 

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