The Yale Daily News opens a window into the distinctive Yale Law School admissions process in ‘Serendipity’ plays role in Yale Law School admissions. Anyone interested in admissions to Yale Law School should read this article in its entirely. But here are a few highlights:
- 3,400 students from around the world had submitted applications for fewer than 200 spots in the next class at Yale Law.
- Roughly 50-80 will be identified by Dean of Admissions Asha Rangappa and a faculty member as presumptive admits and admitted.
- The balance of applications go through a process of review by the three faculty members and the entire faculty is involved in the review process.
- The faculty receive no guidelines for the evaluation, but the school emphasizes leadership.
- Graduates of Harvard, Yale, and Stanford comprise roughly one third of Yale's student body.