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Harvard Law School

About Harvard Law School


  • Established: 1817
  • Parent School: Harvard University
  • Dean: John F. Manning
  • Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • Website: hls.harvard.edu
  • School Type: Private
  • Campus: Urban
  • Enrollment: 1740

2020 Application Information




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Alumni Directory

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Alumni Active on Lawyer Legion

Matthew W. Peterson (2015)
Law Office of Matthew W. Peterson
Boston, MA
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Terrence Mark Franklin (1989)
Sacks Glazier Franklin & Lodise LLP
Los Angeles, CA
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Julian Burns King (2012)
King & Siegel LLP
Los Angeles, CA
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James Walter Michalski (1994)
Huntington Beach, CA
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Caprice L Collins (1979)
Collins Law Group
Inglewood, CA
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Allison Margolin (2002)
Margolin & Lawrence
Beverly Hills, CA
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Admissions Statistics

Completed Applications7,3337,5515,711
Total Offers916971900
Acceptance Rate12.49%12.86%15.76%
LSAT Score Median173173173
LSAT Score Low170170170
LSAT Score High175175175
Undergraduate GPA Median3.893.903.86
Undergraduate GPA Low3.793.803.76
Undergraduate GPA High3.963.973.96
Total Graduates599590610

Bar Exam Statistics

Total First Time Takers561572583
Total Passed555552564
School's Bar Passage Rate98.93%96.50%96.74%
ABA Approved Law Schools Average Bar Passage Rate79.16%75.60%78.51%
School Passage Rate vs. Average Passage Rate19.7720.9018.23

Tuition and Expenses

Tuition Full Time Resident$67,080$64,978$62,792
Tuition Full Time Non-resident$67,080$64,978$62,792
Tuition Part Time Resident---
Tuition Part Time Non-resident---
On Campus Living Expenses$32$30,822$29,408
Off Campus Living Expenses$32$30,822$29,408

Grants and Scholarships

Total Students Reciving Grants761801845
Total Percentage Receiving Grants44%46%48%
Average Grant Amount - Median$28,040.00$24,430.00$11,160.00
Average Grant Amount - Low$16,400.00$15,330.00$6,170.00
Average Grant Amount - High$38,500.00$34,630.00$16,600.00

Students and Faculty

Student-to-Faculty Ratio5.1:15.1:15.5:1
Total Students1,7401,7371,757
Total Students Male877869897
Total Students Female857865859
Total Faculty340340318
Total Faculty Male221229206
Total Faculty Female118111112
Total Faculty Minorities625657

National Comparison Rankings

The national comparison rankings below compare Harvard Law School to other ABA-approved law schools in the United States. The rankings were determined by comparing the statistics reported by each school. You can view the raw data for these law school rankings here.

2019 National Rankings - Harvard Law School

#4 in Median Undergraduate GPA - 3.89
Harvard Law School is tied for #4 regarding the highest median undergraduate GPA (3.89) among those applicants granted admission who enrolled as full-time students.

#3 in Acceptance Rate - 12.49%
Harvard Law School ranks #3 regarding student selectivity with an acceptance rate of 12.49% among those who applied for admission.

#119 in Student-to-Faculty Ratio - 5.1:1
Harvard Law School ranks #119 regarding the lowest student-to-faculty ratio with a 5.1:1 faculty ratio

#1 in Median LSAT - 173
Harvard Law School is tied for #1 regarding the median LSAT score, with a score of 173 among those applicants granted admission who enrolled as full-time students.

#3 in Bar Passage Rate - 98.93%
Harvard Law School ranks #3 regarding the highest bar passage rate among first-time test takers.

#7 in Highest Tuition - $67,080
Harvard Law School ranks #7 regarding the highest tuition among full-time resident (in-state) students.

#50 in Presence of Minority Faculty - 18.24%
Harvard Law School ranks #50 regarding the highest percentage of racial or ethnic minority faculty (18.24%).

#135 in Presence of Female Faculty - 35%
Harvard Law School ranks #135 regarding the highest percentage of faculty who are female (35%).

Contact the Harvard Law

Harvard Law School
1585 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA 02138
Phone: 617-495-3179

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