Special Report

50 Hardest Law Schools to Get Into

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15. Duke University School of Law
> Acceptance rate: 14.4%
> Applications for fall 2021: 7,255
> Median undergrad GPA of new enrollees: 3.82
> Median LSAT score of new enrollees: 170 out of 180
> Bar exam passage rate: 98.1%

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14. Vanderbilt University Law School
> Acceptance rate: 14.3%
> Applications for fall 2021: 6,884
> Median undergrad GPA of new enrollees: 3.89
> Median LSAT score of new enrollees: 169 out of 180
> Bar exam passage rate: 98.9%

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13. Cornell Law School
> Acceptance rate: 15.4%
> Applications for fall 2021: 5,998
> Median undergrad GPA of new enrollees: 3.86
> Median LSAT score of new enrollees: 171 out of 180
> Bar exam passage rate: 99.5%

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12. Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law
> Acceptance rate: 13.9%
> Applications for fall 2021: 7,410
> Median undergrad GPA of new enrollees: 3.86
> Median LSAT score of new enrollees: 171 out of 180
> Bar exam passage rate: 92.6%

11. Georgetown University Law Center
> Acceptance rate: 12.9%
> Applications for fall 2021: 14,049
> Median undergrad GPA of new enrollees: 3.85
> Median LSAT score of new enrollees: 171 out of 180
> Bar exam passage rate: 95.5%