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Contacts

Website: http://www.law.harvard.edu/index.html
Phone: 617-495-3179
Admissions e-mail: jdadmiss@law.harvard.edu
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA.

Program Information

  • Juris Doctor (J.D.)
  • Three year program
  • Number of Applicants (Class of 2020): 5,755
  • Number of Admission Offers (Class of 2020): 900
  • Class size (Class of 2020): 562

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Admission Requirements

Course and Degree Requirements

  • Applicant must have completed a Bachelor’s degree by August of the year of admission

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GPA

  • No specific GPA cut-off
  • Class of 2020: 25th /75th percentile – 3.76/3.96

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LSAT

  • LSAT required
  • Class of 2020: 25th /75th percentile – 170/175
  • Must have been taken within five years of application

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Application and Supporting Documents

  • Application fee (85$)
  • Application form
  • LSDAS application submitted online (preferred) or in print
  • Personal statement
    • Two pages, 11-point font, 1 inch margins, double spaced
  • Two letters of recommendation
    • It is suggested that at least one comes from a faculty member
  • Resume
  • Character and fitness questions
  • College certification

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Timeline

  • September 15 – LSDAS application becomes available
  • November – Review of completed applications begins
  • February 1st – Deadline to submit application

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Tuition

  • 2017-2018 tuition: $61,650
  • 2017-2018 estimated living expenses: $92,200
  • Need based financial aid is available (see [1])

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