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Top law Schools of USA

Yale University
2013 Class Profile In Brief
Applicants: 3797
Accepted: 255
Matriculated: 205
Women: 50%
Students of color: 36%
Average age: 25
States represented: 31
Admissions application deadline: March 1
Costs & financial aid: Tuition, $48,500; About eighty percent of students receive need-based financial aid.
Student/faculty ratio: 7.3 to 1

Stanford University

Stanford Law receives 4,000+ applications from students around the globe and each year ~170 join the program, i.e 4-5% (admission rate). Nearly 80 percent of students get financial aid with the average fellowship per student reaching ~$20,000 annually.

Berkeley University

Profile of the Class of 2015
Number of Applicants: 7,027
Class Size: 263
Median LSAT: 167 (170 = 75th percentile, 163 = 25th percentile)
Median GPA: 3.81 (3.91 = 75th percentile, 3.69 = 25th percentile)
Mean age: 24
9% age 30+
51% women
40% people of color
ref: http://www.law.berkeley.edu/37.htm


Getting to top law school is tough. you can see the acceptance rate of Top schools is <5! Legal professionals make good salary. Lot of top law firms are located in Boston, NY, Chicago.