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Facts and Statistics

Students

(See also the Student Life Web page)

  • Total JD Enrollment: 596
  • Entering JD Students (including JD/LL.M; JD/Master en Droit; JD/M.LL.B.): 191
  • JD Applications Received: 4,054
  • Entering Class Data:
Average age 24
Number of colleges and universities represented 107
Number of majors 40
Number of states represented 33
Number of countries 6
Straight from college 33 percent
Women 44 percent
Minority 40 percent
Happy with choice to attend Cornell 100 percent

  • Total LL.M. Enrollment: 83
  • LL.M. Applications Received: 1207
  • Number of countries represented: 28
  • Total J.S.D. Enrollment: 3

Employment/Bar Passage

(See also the Recruitment Statistics Web page)

  • Number employed within 6 months of graduation: 98 percent
  • Judicial clerks: 15-20 percent
  • For more employment statistics, see Careers
  • New York State Bar Passage: 99 percent

Faculty

(See also the Faculty Web page)

  • Faculty/Student Ratio: 9.9/1
  • Full time faculty: 57
  • Part-time faculty: 51

Cornell University

(See also the Cornell Web page)

  • Founded: 1865
    Law school: 1887
  • Number of undergraduate colleges: 7
  • Number of graduate/professional schools: 5
  • Affiliated Nobel laureates: 29
  • Number of libraries: 20 libraries
  • Number of volumes, microforms, recordings, maps, and journals:
    Tens of millions
  • Total enrollment: 20,300
  • Annual Degrees Granted: 6,000
  • Living graduates: 234,463
    Law school: 8,900

    (All data is approximate)