A private institution founded in 1636, Harvard University is located in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Harvard Law School (HLS) provides students with an exceptional legal education, as well as many opportunities to put their lessons to work through its Student Practice Organizations and legal clinics. Notable HLS alumni include President and First Lady Barack and Michelle Obama.
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1563 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138
Year founded: 1817
Law school designation: National
Tier of law school: 1
Application deadline: February 1
Full-time program application fee: $85
Tuition & Fees
full-time: $55,842 per year
Room and board: $20,722
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Full- and part-time faculty: 172
Student-faculty ratio: 11.8:1
Total faculty: 193
Enrollment (full-time): 1752
Gender distribution (full-time):
J.D. candidates graduating in 2013-2014: 586
Employed at graduation: 91.5%
Median private sector starting salary: $160,000
Median public service starting salary: $59,000
Total volumes and volume equivalents: 2890371
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