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Fordham University School of Law

Overview

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Q&A with Ariana Tadler

Milberg LLP, Fordham Law Alum


"... Doing what I can to rectify some of the inequities in the lives of individuals or groups of people is gratifying, particularly in very large complex cases."

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Admissions Profile

Admission rate %:
35%
Number students applying:
4,645
Number students accepted:
1,648
First-year attrition rate:
3%

LSAT Scores 2014

75th percentile:
165
Median:
163
25th percentile:
160

GPA 2014

75th percentile:
3.68
Median:
3.54
25th percentile:
3.35

Financial Profile

Tuition and Fees Full-time Part-time
Resident $52,532 $39,472
Non-resident $52,532 $39,472
Living Expenses Full-time
On Campus $27,142
Off Campus $27,142                 

Education Life Profile

School Population

Total number students enrolled:
1,209
Number students enrolled full-time:
1,005
Number students enrolled part-time:
203
Number of first-year students:
367

Gender Diversity

% Women faculty:
46%
% Women students:
48%

Ethnic / Racial / Global Diversity

% Minority faculty:
14%
% Minority students:
25%
% International students:
6%

Academic Profile

Student Opportunities

Number of law journals:
6
Names of law journals:
Fordham Law Review, Fordham Urban Law Journal, Fordham International Law Journal, Fordham Intellectual Property, Media and Entertainment Law Journal, Fordham Environmental Law Review, Fordham Journal of Corporate & Financial Law
% of students involved in law journals:
59%
Number of faculty-supervised clinical courses:
Names of faculty-supervised clinical courses:
% of students in faculty-supervised clinical courses:
30%
% of students in field placements:
27%
% of students in simulation courses:
75%

Curriculum Strengths

Trial Skills and Litigation,
Finance,
International Law,
Public Interest Law,
Media-Entertainment/Intellectual Property

Graduate Employment Profile

National Employment Rate Percent Number of
Graduates
National Employment Rate 2014 68% 311
National Employment Rate 2013 63% 305
State Employment Rate 2014 State Percent Number of
Graduates
State 1st Largest Employer NY 83% 338
State 2nd Largest Employer NJ 6% 25
State 3rd Largest Employer CA 2% 8
State Employment Rate 2013 State Percent Number of
Graduates
State 1st Largest Employer NY 85% 372
State 2nd Largest Employer NJ 5.3% 23
State 3rd Largest Employer FL 1.6% 7

Employment by Job Categories

Law Firm Solo
0
Law Firm 2-10
6.7%
Law Firm 11-25
4.6%
Law Firm 26-50
3.2%
Law Firm 51-100
1.8%
Law Firm 101-250
4.6%
Law Firm 251-500
5.5%
Law Firm 501+
27.5%
Law Firm Unknown Size
0
Business & Industry
10.3%
Government
5.7%
Public Interest / Service
2.3%
Clerkships Federal
2.8%
Clerkships State / Local
3.2%
Education / Academia
0.5%
Other
0

First-Time Bar Pass Rates

Bar Exam Eligibility:
Most Current
Reported Data
State Average
School %
Average
State %
State 1 NY 91% 85%
State 2
State 3
One Year Prior
Reported Data
State Average
School %
Average
State %
State 1 NY 89% 82%
State 2
State 3
Two Years Prior State Average
School %
Average
State %
State 1 NY 90% 85%
State 2
State 3

Type of School

Accreditation Status:
ABA Accredited
Public / Private:
Private
Part-time:
Yes
Affiliation:
Catholic, Jesuit
Feeder School 1:
Feeder School 2:
Feeder School 3:

Student Bar Association

Contact Phone:
URL (if any):

Link to Lawdragon Survey

Link to Survey:

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School Information

140 W. 62nd St.
New York, NY 10023
Region:
Northeast
Main Phone:
212-636-6810
Admissions Phone:
School Website:

Administration

Dean of School:
Michael
M
Martin
Undergraduate:
BA
School:
University of Iowa
Law Degree:
JD
School:
University of Iowa
Graduate Degree:
School:
Director of Admissions:
Stephen
Brown
Undergraduate:
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Law Degree:
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Graduate Degree:
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Reputation Profile

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