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University of Pennsylvania Law School

Admissions Profile

Admission rate %:
16%
Number students applying:
5,828
Number students accepted:
954
First-year attrition rate:
1%

LSAT Scores 2014

75th percentile:
171
Median:
169
25th percentile:
164

GPA 2014

75th percentile:
3.95
Median:
3.89
25th percentile:
3.52

Financial Profile

Tuition and Fees Full-time Part-time
Resident $56,916 0
Non-resident $56,916 0
Living Expenses Full-time
On Campus $22,444
Off Campus $22,444                 

Education Life Profile

School Population

Total number students enrolled:
756
Number students enrolled full-time:
756
Number students enrolled part-time:
Number of first-year students:
250

Gender Diversity

% Women faculty:
30%
% Women students:
45%

Ethnic / Racial / Global Diversity

% Minority faculty:
14%
% Minority students:
28%
% International students:
3%

Academic Profile

Student Opportunities

Number of law journals:
6
Names of law journals:
University of Pennsylvania Law Review, University of Pennsylvania Journal of Law and Social Change, University of Pensylvania Journal of International Law, University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law, University of Pennsylvania Journal of Business Law, University of Pennsylvania East Asia Law Review
% of students involved in law journals:
77%
Number of faculty-supervised clinical courses:
Names of faculty-supervised clinical courses:
% of students in faculty-supervised clinical courses:
30%
% of students in field placements:
8%
% of students in simulation courses:
102%

Curriculum Strengths

Corporate/M&A/Transactions,
Environmental Law,
Public Interest Law,
Science & Technology/Patents,
Criminal Justice

Graduate Employment Profile

National Employment Rate Percent Number of
Graduates
National Employment Rate 2014 95% 263
National Employment Rate 2013 91% 235
State Employment Rate 2014 State Percent Number of
Graduates
State 1st Largest Employer NY 45% 123
State 2nd Largest Employer PA 14% 37
State 3rd Largest Employer DC 11% 31
State Employment Rate 2013 State Percent Number of
Graduates
State 1st Largest Employer NY 41% 104
State 2nd Largest Employer DC 14.7% 37
State 3rd Largest Employer PA 14.3% 36

Employment by Job Categories

Law Firm Solo
0
Law Firm 2-10
1.2%
Law Firm 11-25
0.8%
Law Firm 26-50
1.2%
Law Firm 51-100
1.2%
Law Firm 101-250
4.4%
Law Firm 251-500
7.1%
Law Firm 501+
50%
Law Firm Unknown Size
0
Business & Industry
7.5%
Government
3.2%
Public Interest / Service
5.6%
Clerkships Federal
9.5%
Clerkships State / Local
6.7%
Education / Academia
0.8%
Other
0

First-Time Bar Pass Rates

Bar Exam Eligibility:
Most Current
Reported Data
State Average
School %
Average
State %
State 1 NY 96% 85%
State 2 PA 92% 81%
State 3
One Year Prior
Reported Data
State Average
School %
Average
State %
State 1 NY 93% 82%
State 2 PA 98% 82%
State 3
Two Years Prior State Average
School %
Average
State %
State 1 NY 93% 82%
State 2 PA 98% 82%
State 3

Type of School

Accreditation Status:
ABA Accredited
Public / Private:
Private
Part-time:
No
Affiliation:
Feeder School 1:
Feeder School 2:
Feeder School 3:

Student Bar Association

Contact Phone:
URL (if any):

Link to Lawdragon Survey

Link to Survey:

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School Information

3501 Samson Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Region:
Northeast
Main Phone:
215-898-7483
Admissions Phone:
215-898-7400
School Website:

Administration

Dean of School:
Wendell
Pritchett
Undergraduate:
BA
School:
Brown University
Law Degree:
JD
School:
Yale University
Graduate Degree:
PhD
School:
University of Pennsylvania
Director of Admissions:
Renee
Post
Undergraduate:
BA
School:
University of Pittsburgh
Law Degree:
School:
Graduate Degree:
M.S.Ed.
School:
University of Pennsylvania

Reputation Profile

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