Students learn from a faculty of world-class scholars and skilled practitioners, and our unmatched 7 to 1 student-faculty ratio allows students to be challenged and mentored by their professors in a very personal way.
Every year the School expands its scholarly reach by welcoming numerous lecturers and panelists to share their experiences and insights with the Yale Law School community.
As early as the spring of their first year, students gain first-hand experience with legal practice by participating in the Law School's many clinics and other experiential learning courses.
Yale Law School students are campus and community leaders, taking part in an array of student organizations (as well as editing the School's nine journals) and enjoying the social and recreational opportunities that the New Haven area has to offer.
Yale law school’s financial aid policies and programs are designed to make it possible for students to pursue their legal education at yale, regardless of their financial circumstances.
Approximately 70% of the student body receives some form of financial assistance; and approximately 59% of YLS students qualify for law school grants, which are awarded solely on the basis of financial need.
Asha Rangappa is the associate dean of admissions and financial aid for Yale Law School. Her blog, "Ask Asha," which began in 2007, has provided invaluable information about the general dynamics of law school admissions, as well as specific advice for potential applicants to Yale Law School. We've collected the most popular posts, including videos, answers to frequently asked questions, and stories about what succesful applications do, and what they avoid.