Loyola New Orleans Law School

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Loyola University New Orleans College of Law is a law school in New Orleans, Louisiana affiliated with Loyola University New Orleans. Loyola's law school opened in 1914. The School of Law was renamed the College of Law with the passage of the PATHWAYS Plan on May 19, 2006. The College of Law is one of only three law schools in the nation to offer curricula in both the Civil Law of Louisiana and the Common Law of the 49 other states (the others are Tulane University Law School and Paul M. Hebert Law Center).

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Loyola New Orleans Law School Admissions

Loyola New Orleans Law School is considered a Somewhat Competitive law school, which accepts only 77% of its applicants. Comparatively, Loyola Neworleans is Higher than the average cost for law school.

Applications Offers Matriculated
Class of 2025 813 620 (76.26%) 153 (18.8%)
25% Median 75%
GPA 2.87 3.15 3.52
LSAT 147 151 154

Tuition And Financial Aid

In-State Resident Non-Resident
Full Time $43,410 $43,410
Part Time $32,910 $32,910

Living Expenses

  • Living on-campus: $21,644
  • Living off-campus: $21,644
  • Living at home: $21,644

Important Dates

  • Early Decision 1: N/A
  • Early Decision 2: N/A
  • Regular Decision: N/A
  • Application Fee: N/A

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Loyola New Orleans Law School Community

Loyola New Orleans Law School is considered to have a Favorable student to faculty ratio. The average class size for 1L sections is approximately Above Average compared to other law schools. Student diversity at Loyola Neworleans is Below Average.

Student body

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Faculty Statistics

  • Full Time: 45
  • Part Time: 23

Faculty

  • # Female Faculty: 33
  • # Minority Faculty: 12

Ratio

11.7 Students

1 Faculty

Housing Options

  • On Campus Housing: Yes
  • Graduate Housing: Yes
  • Law Specific Housing: Yes

Loyola New Orleans Law School Curriculum

The size of 1L sections affects the quality and consistency of teaching in law schools. Generally with smaller 1L section sizes, students receive more individualized attention. Loyola New Orleans Law School 1L section size is 11% smaller than law schools in Louisiana and 30% smaller than all PRIVATE law schools.

1L Section Size Comparison

Loyola New Orleans Law School: 112
Louisiana Average: 124
PRIVATE School Average: 146

Positions Available in Advanced Courses

  • Simulation Courses: 62
  • Faculty Supervised Clinics: 190

Students Involved in Advanced Activities

  • Field Placements: 64
  • Law Journals: 103
  • Moot Court/Mock Trials: 0

Attrition Rates

  • First Year: 13.5%
  • Second Year: 1.8%
  • Third Year: 0.0%
  • Fourth Year: 0.0%

Loyola New Orleans Law School Employment

Deciding to attend law school requires a large financial investment with the goal of securing employment upon graduation. The Loyola New Orleans Law School class of 2020 had an employment rate of 79% with 2% pursuing an additional degree.

Employment Comparison

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In 2020, 90.5%% of students reported their employment status 9-months after graduation.

Type of Employment

  • Law Firms: 56.0%
  • Business: 20.0%
  • Government: 12.0%
  • Public Interest: 4.0%
  • Academia: 1.0%
  • Louisiana: 73%
  • Texas: 6%
  • Florida: 4%

Bar Passage Rates

  • Reporting: 90.5%
  • First Time Takers: 190
  • Average School: 69.2%
  • Average State: 69.7%
  • Pass Difference: -0.5%

Top Bar Jurisdiction

  • Louisiana: 69.7%
  • Passed: 119 of 172 (69.2%)
  • State Average: 69.7%
  • Difference: -0.5%