Lafayette graduates attend a wide range of law schools after carefully considering their professional goals and qualifications.
Over the past two years, Lafayette graduates from 2016 and 2017 were admitted to 17 of the 20 law schools ranked in the top 20 in 2018 . The list of top law schools below (in rank order) identifies where Lafayette graduates were admitted and, for those marked with an asterisk, where Lafayette graduates are currently attending:
New York University*
University of Pennsylvania*
University of Michigan
University of California, Berkeley
University of Virginia*
University of California, Los Angeles*
University of Southern California
University of Minnesota*
The two charts below present information about the Lafayette law school applicant population in 2015-2016 and 2016-2017. The pie chart displays how long applicants were out of college before applying to law school: college seniors, 1-3 years and greater than 3 years. For 2017, 92% of admitted applicants chose to matriculate. The second chart provides the total number of applicants with averages for several characteristics.