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Harvard University Law School

Harvard University Law School

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Ranking: Harvard University

Top Law Schools of 2009  
Score 95
Peer assessment score (5.0 highest) 4.8
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (5.0 highest) 4.8
25th-75th percentile GPA scores for all students 3.74-3.95
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for all students 170-176
Overall acceptance rate 11.5%
Student/faculty ratio 10.0
Graduates employed at graduation 97.2%
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation 99.3%
School's bar passage rate for first-time test takers 99.2%
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: Harvard University

Financial Aid Office Information  
Financial aid application deadline 04/15
Financial aid director Ken Lafler
Financial aid telephone (617) 495-4606
2008-2009 Expenses  
Tuition Full-time: $41,500 per year
Room and board $18,085
Books $1,100
Miscellaneous expenses $3,089
Is the tuition the same for first-, second-, and third-year students? Yes
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 28.4%
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 15.2%
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 1.1%
Percentage of part-time students receiving grants of full tuition N/A
Percentage of full-time students receiving grants of more than full tuition 0.1%
Percentage of part-time students receiving grants of more than full tuition N/A
25th percentile grant amount of aid per full-time recipient $6,765
Median grant amount of aid per full-time recipient (50th percentile) $17,960
75th percentile grant amount of aid per full-time recipient $24,005
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 $109,163
Proportion who borrowed 83.5%
Does the school offer a loan repayment assistance program for 2007 J.D. graduates? Yes

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