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Cornell University Law School

Cornell University Law School

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Ranking: Cornell University

Top Law Schools of 2009  
Score 78
Peer assessment score (5.0 highest) 4.2
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (5.0 highest) 4.3
25th-75th percentile GPA scores for all students 3.24-3.84
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for all students 166-168
Overall acceptance rate 21.0%
Student/faculty ratio 9.9
Graduates employed at graduation 96.8%
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation 98.9%
School's bar passage rate for first-time test takers 90.9%
State where the greatest number of first-time test takers took the bar NY
Statewide bar passage rate for first-time test takers 76.7%

Tuition & Scholarships: Cornell University

Financial Aid Office Information  
Financial aid application deadline 03/15
Financial aid director Karla Vargas
Financial aid telephone (607) 255-5141
2008-2009 Expenses  
Tuition Full-time: $46,670 per year
Room and board $11,000
Books $850
Miscellaneous expenses $6,400
Is the tuition the same for first-, second-, and third-year students? No
Does the university offer housing restricted to law students? Yes
Does the university offer graduate student housing for which law students are eligible? Yes
Does the university offer a public-interest scholarship program to current J.D. students? Yes
2008 Grants  
Percentage of full-time students receiving grants of less than one-half tuition 25.0%
Percentage of part-time students receiving grants of less than one-half tuition N/A
Percentage of full-time students receiving grants of one-half tuition or more but less than full 11.8%
Percentage of part-time students receiving grants of one-half tuition or more but less than full N/A
Percentage of full-time students receiving grants of full tuition 0.0%
Percentage of part-time students receiving grants of full tuition N/A
Percentage of full-time students receiving grants of more than full tuition 0.0%
Percentage of part-time students receiving grants of more than full tuition N/A
25th percentile grant amount of aid per full-time recipient $10,000
Median grant amount of aid per full-time recipient (50th percentile) $15,000
75th percentile grant amount of aid per full-time recipient $23,900
25th percentile grant amount of aid per part-time recipient N/A
Median grant amount of aid per part-time recipient (50th percentile) N/A
75th percentile grant amount of aid per part-time recipient N/A
Indebtedness  
Average indebtedness of 2008 graduates who incurred law school debt $102,899
Proportion who borrowed 77.5%
Does the school offer a loan repayment assistance program for 2007 J.D. graduates? Yes

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