Here is everything you need to know about the Cornell Law transfer statistics for the last five years. All 1L students thinking about transferring to Cornell Law need to read this article.
Total Cornell Law Transfer Students Per Year
Cornell Law accepts a good number of transfer students each year. Here’s a breakdown of the total number of students who transferred to Cornell Law School from 2016-20.
- 2016: 9
- 2017: 8
- 2018: 7
- 2019: 10
- 2020: 10
You can see Cornell Law admits, on average, 9 transfer students each year.
Cornell Law Transfer GPA Data
Now, let’s take a look at the 50th percentile GPAs associated with 1Ls who transferred to Cornell Law from 2016-20.
- 2016: 3.47
- 2017: N/A
- 2018: 3.40
- 2019: 3.42
- 2020: 3.51
Based on the limited GPA data available, it goes without saying that Cornell Law is quite selective, but perhaps less selective than the rest of the T14 law schools.
Indeed, with a median GPA of 3.45, you don’t need to ace all of your 1L exams to have a shot at transferring to Cornell Law.
Top 5 Law Schools That Sent The Most Transfers To Cornell Law
Cornell Law accepts transfer students from a very diverse range of law schools across the country, including T3/4 law schools.
Here are the top 5 law schools that sent the most transfers to Cornell Law from 2016-20.
- Cardozo (5)
- GWU (5)
- Hofstra (3)
- Maryland (3)
- Vanderbilt (3)
- Fordham (2)
Related: T14 Law School Transfer Statistics
Cornell Law 509 Reports
I put together this summary of the Cornell Law transfer statistics by using the Cornell Law 509 Reports. So if you’re looking for more transfer data on Cornell Law or any other law school, then I strongly encourage you to review the ABA 509 Reports.
All the best,
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