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Facts and Statistics

Students

(See also the Student Life Web page)

  • Total JD Enrollment: 609
  • Entering JD Students (including JD/LL.M; JD/Master en Droit; JD/M.LL.B.): 198
  • JD Applications Received: 3,826
  • LSAT 75 /25 Percentile = 168/163
                      Median = 167
  • GPA 75/25 Percentile = 3.87/3.68
                    Median = 3.77
         
  • Entering Class Data:
Average age 24
Number of colleges and universities represented 116
Number of majors 43
Number of states represented 31
Number of countries 14
Straight from college 39.9 percent
Women 52.5 percent
Minority 42.4 percent
Happy with choice to attend Cornell 100 percent

  • Total LL.M. Enrollment: 101
  • LL.M. Applications Received: 1086
  • Number of countries represented: 36
  • Entering J.S.D. Students: 2
  • Total J.S.D. Enrollment: 11

Employment/Bar Passage

(See also the Recruitment Statistics Web page)

  • Number employed within 9 months of graduation: 97.2 percent
  • Judicial clerks: 11.3 percent
  • For more employment statistics, see Careers
  • New York State Bar Passage: 97 percent

Faculty

(See also the Faculty Web page)

  • Faculty/Student Ratio: 8.5/1
  • 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)