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National Comparison: Overview of Facts

#22 in Bar Passage Rate

Nebraska Law ranks #22 in terms of bar passage rate among first-time test takers (93.4%), and it outperforms by +11.7% the state of Nebraska’s overall bar passage rate of 81.7%. (A national comparison on this metric should be taken in a qualified sense and with caution, because every state has a different bar passage rate.)

#24 in Employment Rate at 10 Months

#62 in Employment Rate at Graduation
Nebraska Law ranks #24 in terms of graduates employed ten months after graduation (87.5%) and #62 in terms of graduates employed at the time of graduation (53.8%) .

#38 in Median Undergraduate GPA

Nebraska Law ranks #38 in terms of highest median undergraduate GPA (3.66) among those applicants granted admission who enrolled as full-time students.

#82 in Library Size

Nebraska Law ranks #82 in terms of library size with 453,113 volumes or equivalents.

#88 in Median LSAT

Nebraska Law is tied for #88 in terms of the median LSAT score (156) among those applicants granted admission who enrolled as full-time students. The LSAT measures reading comprehension, analytical reasoning, and logical reasoning.

#100 in Student to Faculty Ratio

Nebraska Law is tied for #100 in terms of lowest student to faculty ratio (7.0:1).

#108 in Public Sector Salary

Nebraska Law is tied for #108 in terms of median starting salary among graduates working in government jobs or judicial clerkships at the federal or state level ($52,297).

#142 in Private Sector Salary

Nebraska Law is tied for #142 in terms of the median starting salary among graduates working in private practice as law firm associates ($60,000).

#162 in Highest Tuition (out-of-state)

#270 in Highest Tuition (in-state)
Nebraska Law ranks #162 in terms of highest tuition among full-time law students for its out-of state tuition of $36,918, and it ranks #270 in terms of highest tuition among full-time law students for its in-state tuition of $16,078. We rank from a total of 283 tuition rates from 194 law schools, ranking twice those law schools that have different in-state and out-of-state tuition rates. Room and board expenses average $12,330 per year.

#172 in Presence of Female Faculty

Nebraska Law is tied for #172 in terms of the highest percentage of faculty who are female (31.5%).

#182 in Acceptance Rate

Nebraska Law ranks #182 in terms of student selectivity with an acceptance rate of 64.9% among those who applied for admission.

#186 in Presence of Minority Faculty

Nebraska Law ranks #186 in terms of the highest percentage of faculty who are racial or ethnic minority (5.5%).

#191 in Presence of Minority Students

Nebraska Law ranks #191 in terms of the highest percentage of students who are racial or ethnic minority (11.2%).

Fall 2020 Application Information
Application Deadline:March 1
Application Fee:$50
Admissions Statistics20202017
Acceptance Rate64.9%62.2%
LSAT Score (Median)156155
LSAT Score (25th-75th percentile)153-160152-158
GPA (Median)3.663.63
GPA Range (25th-75th percentile)3.39-3.843.40-3.85
Bar Exam Statistics20202017
State in which most graduates took bar exam:NENE
School’s bar passage rate:93.4%90.4%
State overall bar passage rate:81.7%76.7%
School bar pass rate vs. state bar pass rate:+11.7%+13.7%
Employment Statistics20202017
Graduates employed at graduation:53.8%52.1%
Graduates employed 10 months after graduation:87.5%87.2%
Tuition and Expenses20202017
Tuition (In-State):$16,078N/A
Tuition (Out-of-State):$36,918N/A
Room and Board:$12,330$9,672
Proportion of full-time students receiving grants:71.6%70.6%
Median grant amount among full-time students:$16,221$14,441
Average indebtedness of those who incurred debt:$59,442$58,744
Proportion of graduates who incurred debt:74.5%70.4%

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