Here is everything you need to know about the Northwestern Law transfer statistics for the last five years. All 1L students thinking about transferring to Northwestern Law need to read this article.
Total Northwestern Law Transfer Students Per Year
Northwestern Law accepts a very significant number of transfer students every year. Here’s a breakdown of the total number of students who transferred to Northwestern Law from 2015-19.
- 2015: 19
- 2016: 22
- 2017: 27
- 2018: 33
- 2019: 34
You can see that Northwestern Law admits, on average, 27 transfer students each year. This makes Northwestern Law one of the most popular (and coveted) law school transfer destinations.
Northwestern Law Transfer GPA Data
Now, let’s take a look at the GPA data associated with 1Ls who transferred to Northwestern Law from 2015-19.
- 75th Percentile: 3.89
- 50th Percentile: 3.69
- 25th Percentile: 3.59
- 75th Percentile: 3.76
- 50th Percentile: 3.65
- 25th Percentile: 3.57
- 75th Percentile: 3.82
- 50th Percentile: 3.71
- 25th Percentile: 3.54
- 75th Percentile: 3.78
- 50th Percentile: 3.57
- 25th Percentile: 3.47
- 75th Percentile: 3.76
- 50th Percentile: 3.63
- 25th Percentile: 3.48
Based on this GPA data, it goes without saying that Northwestern Law is highly selective.
Indeed, with a median GPA of around 3.65, you’ll need to ace virtually all of your 1L exams to have a shot at transferring to Northwestern Law.
If that seems daunting right now, don’t stress. The good news is that around 27 of your peers transfer to Northwestern Law each year.
Top 5 Law Schools That Sent The Most Transfers To Northwestern Law
Northwestern Law accepts transfer students from dozens of law schools across the country. However, Northwestern Law appears to give preference to students from Chicago and the Midwest.
So whether you’re currently attending a T14 law school or a T3/4, you have a shot at transferring to Northwestern Law if your grades are strong and you put together a compelling personal statement.
With that being said, here are the top 5 law schools that sent the most transfers to Northwestern Law from 2015-19.
- Depaul (26)
- Loyola – Chicago (25)
- Chicago Kent (10)
- WUSTL (9)
- John Marshall (8)
Related: T14 Law School Transfer Statistics
Northwestern Law 509 Reports
I put together this summary of Northwestern Law transfer statistics by using the Northwestern Law 509 Reports. So if you’re looking for more transfer data on Northwestern Law or any other law school, then I strongly encourage you to review the ABA 509 Reports.
All the best,
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