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The City University of New York School of Law

Admissions Profile

Admission rate %:
40%
Number students applying:
1,236
Number students accepted:
500
First-year attrition rate:
8%

LSAT Scores 2014

75th percentile:
157
Median:
154
25th percentile:
151

GPA 2014

75th percentile:
3.60
Median:
3.33
25th percentile:
2.98

Financial Profile

$1,100,000
Tuition and Fees Full-time Part-time
Resident $15,193 0
Non-resident $24,073 0
Living Expenses Full-time
On Campus 0
Off Campus $18,959                 

Education Life Profile

School Population

Total number students enrolled:
327
Number students enrolled full-time:
322
Number students enrolled part-time:
5
Number of first-year students:
105

Gender Diversity

% Women faculty:
69%
% Women students:
65%

Ethnic / Racial / Global Diversity

% Minority faculty:
35%
% Minority students:
43%
% International students:
2%

Academic Profile

Student Opportunities

Number of law journals:
1
Names of law journals:
City University of New York Law Review
% of students involved in law journals:
17%
Number of faculty-supervised clinical courses:
10
Names of faculty-supervised clinical courses:
Community Economic Development Clinic, Criminal Defenders Clinic, Immigration & Noncitizens, Elder Law, Mediation, International Women's Human Rights, Health Law concentration, Equality concentration, Family Law concentration, Economic Justice Project
% of students in faculty-supervised clinical courses:
46%
% of students in field placements:
14%
% of students in simulation courses:
91%

Curriculum Strengths

Public Interest Law,
Family Law,
Criminal Justice,
Labor and Employment,
Trial Skills and Litigation

Graduate Employment Profile

National Employment Rate Percent Number of
Graduates
National Employment Rate 2014 48% 73
National Employment Rate 2013 49% 67
State Employment Rate 2014 State Percent Number of
Graduates
State 1st Largest Employer NY 83% 94
State 2nd Largest Employer NJ 7% 8
State 3rd Largest Employer CA 2% 2
State Employment Rate 2013 State Percent Number of
Graduates
State 1st Largest Employer NY 78% 87
State 2nd Largest Employer NJ 7.2% 8
State 3rd Largest Employer Unknown 2.7% 3

Employment by Job Categories

Law Firm Solo
0
Law Firm 2-10
9.9%
Law Firm 11-25
0
Law Firm 26-50
0
Law Firm 51-100
0.9%
Law Firm 101-250
0
Law Firm 251-500
0
Law Firm 501+
0
Law Firm Unknown Size
1.8%
Business & Industry
5.4%
Government
13.5%
Public Interest / Service
28.8%
Clerkships Federal
0.9%
Clerkships State / Local
10.8%
Education / Academia
0
Other
0

First-Time Bar Pass Rates

Bar Exam Eligibility:
Most Current
Reported Data
State Average
School %
Average
State %
State 1 NY 79% 85%
State 2
State 3
One Year Prior
Reported Data
State Average
School %
Average
State %
State 1 NY 82% 82%
State 2
State 3
Two Years Prior State Average
School %
Average
State %
State 1 NY 70% 85%
State 2
State 3

Type of School

Accreditation Status:
ABA Accredited
Public / Private:
Public
Part-time:
No
Affiliation:
Feeder School 1:
Hunter College
Feeder School 2:
New York University
Feeder School 3:
State University of New York - Binghamton

Student Bar Association

Contact Phone:
URL (if any):

Link to Lawdragon Survey

Link to Survey:

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School Information

2 Court Square
Long Island City, NY 11101
Region:
Northeast
Main Phone:
718-340-4200
Admissions Phone:
718-340-4210
School Website:

Administration

Dean of School:
Michelle
J
Anderson
Undergraduate:
BA
School:
University of California - Santa Cruz
Law Degree:
JD
School:
Yale University
Graduate Degree:
LLM
School:
Georgetown University Law Center
Director of Admissions:
Helena
Quon
Undergraduate:
BS
School:
New York University - Stern School of Business
Law Degree:
School:
Graduate Degree:
School:

Reputation Profile

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