The University of Pennsylvania Law School is the law school of the University of Pennsylvania, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Penn Law emphasizes cross-disciplinary education, both within the law school and through courses, certificates, and joint/dual degree programs with the other graduate and professional schools on the Penn campus. Penn Law is among the most selective in the country. In 2006, 25th/75th percentile LSAT scores were 167/171 and GPA scores were 3.5/3.8. Over a third of students identify as persons of color, and 12% of students enrolled with an advanced degree. The school prides itself on its collegiality and the importance it places on diversity. It is currently ranked 6th overall by U.S. News & World Report.
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Penn Law School is considered a Moderately Competitive law school, which accepts only 19% of its applicants. Comparatively, Penn is Significantly Higher than the average cost for law school.
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Early Decision 1 : 11/15
Early Decision 2 : 01/07
Regular Decision : 03/01
Application Fee : $80
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Penn Law School is considered to have a Favorable student to faculty ratio. The average class size for 1L sections is approximately Above Average compared to other law schools. Student diversity at Penn is Average.
The size of 1L sections affects the quality and consistency of teaching in law schools. Generally with smaller 1L section sizes, students receive more individualized attention. University of Pennsylvania 1L section size is 36% larger than law schools in Pennsylvania and 25% larger than all PRIVATE law schools.
Deciding to attend law school requires a large financial investment with the goal of securing employment upon graduation. The University of Pennsylvania class of 2016 had an employment rate of 99% with 1% pursuing an additional degree.
In 2016, 70.6%% of students reported their employment status 9-months after graduation.