Admission Statistics

Admission statistics are made available by the American Bar Association (ABA) and the Law School Admission Council (LSAC) in the spring for matriculants in the preceding fall semester. Brown-specific information is based only on information that applicants have shared with LSAC.  The longitudinal data below is updated as it becomes available.

Admissions Statistics

APPLICATION FACTORS Fall 2009 Fall 2010 Fall 2011 Fall 2012 Fall 2013
Number of Applicants from Brown (students and alumni) 199 264 201 164 138
Number of All National Applicants 86,576 87,912 78,474 67,865 59,384
Number Admitted from Brown (students and alumni) 175 225 183 144 123
Admission Rate for Applicants from Brown (students and alumni) 88% 85% 91% 88% 89%
Admission Rate of All National Applicants 67% 69% 71% 74.6% 76.9%
Average Number of Applications per Brown Applicant 9.2 9.7 9.6 9.4 9
Average Number of Acceptances Per Brown Applicant 3.6 3.6 3.9 4.3 4.3
Average LSAT - All Brown Applicants (students and alumni) 164 164 166 165 165
Average LSAT- All National Applicants 152.8 154.2 153.9 153.6 153.1
Average GPA - All Brown Applicants (students and alumni) 3.63 3.62 3.66 3.62 3.64
Applicants from Brown applying to law school after graduation 82% 81% 78% 85%
Applicants nationally applying to law school after graduation 69% 69% 69% 67%

Schools Attended

  • For the Fall 2013 application cycle, one of more Brown graduates were admitted to (n/a) ABA-approved law schools. Brown graduates matriculated to (n/a) ABA-approved law schools. 
  • For the Fall 2012 application cycle, one or more Brown graduates were admitted to 130 ABA-approved law schools. Brown graduates matriculated to 48 ABA- approved law schools. 
  • For the Fall 2011 application cycle, one or more Brown graduates were admitted to 110 of the 197 ABA-approved law schools. Brown graduates matriculated to 51 ABA-approved law schools.

Schools where two or more Brown graduates matriculated (schools vary from year to year)

SCHOOLS Fall 2009 Fall 2010 Fall 2011 Fall 2012
Harvard Law School 26 21
Georgetown University Law Center 9 6
New York University School of Law 9 9
Yale Law School 7 4
University of California, Berkeley School of Law 6 11
University of Pennsylvania Law School  6 5
Fordham University School of Law 5 2
Columbia University School of Law 5 7
University of Michigan Law School 5 6
Duke University School of Law 4
Stanford University Law School 4 3
University of Texas School of Law 4 2
Cardozo School of Law at Yeshiva University  3 1
Boston College Law School 3 1
Boston University School of Law 3 2
Northwestern University School of Law 3 1
University of California, Los Angeles School of Law 3 4
Hofstra University School of Law  2
Northeastern University School of Law 2 1
Suffolk University Law School 2
University of Southern California School of Law 2 2
University of Virginia School of Law 2 1
Vanderbilt University Law School 2
Washington University School of Law 2 1
William and Mary Law School 2
University of Chicago Law School 3
City University of New York School of Law 2
George Washington Univeristy Law School 3
University of North Carolina 2
Seattle University School of Law 2