Special Report

50 Hardest Law Schools to Get Into

Samuel Stebbins
Source: Courtesy of University of Virginia School of Law via Facebook

5. University of Virginia School of Law
> Acceptance rate: 14.7%
> Applications for fall 2019: 5,645
> Median undergrad GPA of new enrollees: 3.90
> Median LSAT score of new enrollees: 170 out of 180
> Bar exam passage rate: 95.3%

Source: Courtesy of University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School via Facebook

4. University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School
> Acceptance rate: 14.5%
> Applications for fall 2019: 6,483
> Median undergrad GPA of new enrollees: 3.89
> Median LSAT score of new enrollees: 170 out of 180
> Bar exam passage rate: 92.1%

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3. Harvard Law School
> Acceptance rate: 12.5%
> Applications for fall 2019: 7,333
> Median undergrad GPA of new enrollees: 3.89
> Median LSAT score of new enrollees: 173 out of 180
> Bar exam passage rate: 96.5%

2. Stanford Law School
> Acceptance rate: 9.7%
> Applications for fall 2019: 3,908
> Median undergrad GPA of new enrollees: 3.91
> Median LSAT score of new enrollees: 171 out of 180
> Bar exam passage rate: 94.7%

1. Yale Law School
> Acceptance rate: 8.2%
> Applications for fall 2019: 3,198
> Median undergrad GPA of new enrollees: 3.93
> Median LSAT score of new enrollees: 173 out of 180
> Bar exam passage rate: 96.8%