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J.D. Admissions

If you’re looking for a place where you can engage deeply with professors and peers, enjoy your time outside of class, and position yourself for a successful career after graduation, you’ll find it at Cornell Law School.

Welcome to the Class of 2025!

Visit the Admitted Student Portal to access important enrollment information, financial aid forms, and to RSVP for special events. The Admitted Student Portal is a user-friendly website designed exclusively for you to connect with our talented students, alumni, and faculty. If you have any questions, please call (607) 255-5141.

J.D Recruiting Events
“Cornell Law has provided me with the flexibility to craft my legal education according to my career interests.”
Destiny Reyes J.D. '21
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Application Requirements
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Cornell Law ranks third in the country for job placement in the top 100 law firms.
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of our 2020 graduates were employed within 10 months of graduation
The Right Location
We’ve been named the best college town nationally by various publications. When you visit Ithaca, you’ll see why. The backdrop to the Cornell Law experience is Ithaca, a beautiful and cosmopolitan small city in the Finger Lakes region of New York State. 
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“There was no better option than Cornell Law. The small class size, deep connection to New York City, and national reputation made it an easy choice. ”
Zellnor Myrie '16
New York State Senator
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Admissions Team

Monica Ingram
Associate Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid

Michael Cummings
Executive Director of Admissions

Marcella Purcell
Assistant Director of Admissions

Bryan Vliet
Director of Financial Services

Evangelos Theodorou
J.D. Admissions Coordinator

Pamala Eaton
Admissions and Financial Aid Counselor

Stacey Vojtisek
Administrative Assistant to the Associate Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid

Contact J.D. Admissions
J.D. Admissions
(607) 255-5141
Financial Aid Office
(607) 255-5141
J.D. Student Ambassadors
(607) 255-5141
On May 12, 2022, Cornell Law School’s Death Penalty Program received the Award for Excellence in a Public Interest Case or Project from the Clinical Legal Education Association (CLEA). The award honors the work of the Capital Punishment Clinic, the International Human Rights Clinic, the Center on the Death Penalty Worldwide, and the Death Penalty Project, representing the efforts of Professors Sandra Babcock, John Blume, Sheri Johnson, and Keir Weyble, as well as generations of their students, alumni, community partners, and clients.
Today Fern was at the law school helping students to de-stress while studying for exams.  #CornellPawSchool #LabsInTheBestSense
Congratulations Professor Kysel. 👏

Cornell Law School sent a higher percentage of its 2021 graduates to large law firms than any other U.S. law school, according to new data from the American Bar Association. 👨‍🎓👩‍🎓

Noted First Amendment clinician Gautam Hans (@dispositive) will join the Cornell Law faculty this summer to teach in the #CornellLawClinics @CornellLaw1AC

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