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University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School

About University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School

Overview

  • Established: 1850
  • Parent School: University of Pennsylvania
  • Dean: Theodore Ruger
  • Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Statistics

Admissions Statistics

201920182017
Completed Applications6,4836,4135,601
Total Offers941935986
Acceptance Rate14.51%14.58%17.60%
LSAT Score Median170170169
LSAT Score Low163164163
LSAT Score High171171170
Undergraduate GPA Median3.893.893.89
Undergraduate GPA Low3.543.493.54
Undergraduate GPA High3.963.953.94
Total Graduates250243256

Bar Exam Statistics

201920182017
Total First Time Takers239240240
Total Passed232221232
School's Bar Passage Rate97.07%92.09%96.67%
ABA Approved Law Schools Average Bar Passage Rate79.69%76.80%79.93%
School Passage Rate vs. Average Passage Rate17.3815.2916.74

Tuition and Expenses

201920182017
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

201920182017
Total Students Reciving Grants398390366
Total Percentage Receiving Grants53%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

201920182017
Student-to-Faculty Ratio3.1:13.1:13:01
Total Students772755736
Total Students Male385369385
Total Students Female387386351
Total Faculty246242246
Total Faculty Male155156158
Total Faculty Female918688
Total Faculty Minorities494846

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%).

Contact the Penn Law

University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School
3501 Sansom St
Philadelphia, PA 19104
www.law.upenn.edu
Fax: 215-898-9606
Phone: 215-898-7400

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