University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School
About University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School
- Established: 1850
- Parent School: University of Pennsylvania
- Dean: Theodore Ruger
- Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2020 Application Information
Application Deadline: March 1
Application Fee: $80
Purpose & Inclusion in the Mission Statement
Keynote conversation on Inclusion in Hiring, Retention and Promotion
|LSAT Score Median||170||170||169|
|LSAT Score Low||163||164||163|
|LSAT Score High||171||171||170|
|Undergraduate GPA Median||3.89||3.89||3.89|
|Undergraduate GPA Low||3.54||3.49||3.54|
|Undergraduate GPA High||3.96||3.95||3.94|
Bar Exam Statistics
|Total First Time Takers||239||240||240|
|School's Bar Passage Rate||97.07%||92.09%||96.67%|
|ABA Approved Law Schools Average Bar Passage Rate||79.69%||76.80%||79.93%|
|School Passage Rate vs. Average Passage Rate||17.38||15.29||16.74|
Tuition and Expenses
|Tuition Full Time Resident||$67,998||$65,804||$63,364|
|Tuition Full Time Non-resident||$67,998||$65,804||$63,364|
|Tuition Part Time Resident||-||-||-|
|Tuition Part Time Non-resident||-||-||-|
|On Campus Living Expenses||$26||$25,588||$24,620|
|Off Campus Living Expenses||$26||$25,588||$24,620|
Grants and Scholarships
|Total Students Reciving Grants||398||390||366|
|Total Percentage Receiving Grants||53%||53%||49%|
|Average Grant Amount - Median||$25,000.00||$21,121.00||$10,467.50|
|Average Grant Amount - Low||$14,000.00||$13,000.00||$6,533.50|
|Average Grant Amount - High||$37,000.00||$35,000.00||$17,275.00|
Students and Faculty
|Total Students Male||385||369||385|
|Total Students Female||387||386||351|
|Total Faculty Male||155||156||158|
|Total Faculty Female||91||86||88|
|Total Faculty Minorities||49||48||46|
National Comparison Rankings
The national comparison rankings below compare University of Pennsylvania Carey 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 - University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School
#4 in Median Undergraduate GPA - 3.89
University of Pennsylvania Carey 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.
#4 in Acceptance Rate - 14.51%
University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School ranks #4 regarding student selectivity with an acceptance rate of 14.51% among those who applied for admission.
#22 in Student-to-Faculty Ratio - 3.1:1
University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School ranks #22 regarding the lowest student-to-faculty ratio with a 3.1:1 faculty ratio
#4 in Median LSAT - 170
University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School is tied for #4 regarding the median LSAT score, with a score of 170 among those applicants granted admission who enrolled as full-time students.
#5 in Bar Passage Rate - 97.07%
University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School ranks #5 regarding the highest bar passage rate among first-time test takers.
#6 in Highest Tuition - $67,998
University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School ranks #6 regarding the highest tuition among full-time resident (in-state) students.
#37 in Presence of Minority Faculty - 19.92%
University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School ranks #37 regarding the highest percentage of racial or ethnic minority faculty (19.92%).
#118 in Presence of Female Faculty - 37%
University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School ranks #118 regarding the highest percentage of faculty who are female (37%).