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Hofstra University – Maurice A. Deane School of Law

Admissions Profile

Admission rate %:
61%
Number students applying:
2,343
Number students accepted:
1,435
First-year attrition rate:
16%

LSAT Scores 2014

75th percentile:
157
Median:
152
25th percentile:
147

GPA 2014

75th percentile:
3.55
Median:
3.35
25th percentile:
3.01

Financial Profile

Tuition and Fees Full-time Part-time
Resident $52,190 $39,070
Non-resident $52,190 $39,070
Living Expenses Full-time
On Campus $23,636
Off Campus $24,079                 

Education Life Profile

School Population

Total number students enrolled:
793
Number students enrolled full-time:
769
Number students enrolled part-time:
24
Number of first-year students:
288

Gender Diversity

% Women faculty:
37%
% Women students:
51%

Ethnic / Racial / Global Diversity

% Minority faculty:
8%
% Minority students:
28%
% International students:
5%

Academic Profile

Student Opportunities

Number of law journals:
5
Names of law journals:
Hofstra Labor & Employment Law Journal, Journal of International Business and Law, Family Court Review, ACTEC Law Journal, Hofstra Law Review
% of students involved in law journals:
69%
Number of faculty-supervised clinical courses:
Names of faculty-supervised clinical courses:
% of students in faculty-supervised clinical courses:
24%
% of students in field placements:
28%
% of students in simulation courses:
106%

Curriculum Strengths

International Law,
Family Law,
Trial Skills and Litigation,
Science & Technology/Patents,
Dispute Resolution

Graduate Employment Profile

National Employment Rate Percent Number of
Graduates
National Employment Rate 2014 58% 183
National Employment Rate 2013 49% 155
State Employment Rate 2014 State Percent Number of
Graduates
State 1st Largest Employer NY 84% 221
State 2nd Largest Employer NJ 3% 9
State 3rd Largest Employer CA 2% 5
State Employment Rate 2013 State Percent Number of
Graduates
State 1st Largest Employer NY 79% 187
State 2nd Largest Employer NJ 3.4% 8
State 3rd Largest Employer DC 3% 7

Employment by Job Categories

Law Firm Solo
1.7%
Law Firm 2-10
26.6%
Law Firm 11-25
8.9%
Law Firm 26-50
3.4%
Law Firm 51-100
3.8%
Law Firm 101-250
3.4%
Law Firm 251-500
0.8%
Law Firm 501+
3%
Law Firm Unknown Size
1.3%
Business & Industry
13.1%
Government
10.6%
Public Interest / Service
3.4%
Clerkships Federal
0.4%
Clerkships State / Local
0.4%
Education / Academia
0.4%
Other
1.7%

First-Time Bar Pass Rates

Bar Exam Eligibility:
Most Current
Reported Data
State Average
School %
Average
State %
State 1 NY 83% 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 79% 85%
State 2
State 3

Type of School

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

Student Bar Association

Contact Phone:
516-463-6563

Link to Lawdragon Survey

Link to Survey:

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School Information

121 Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11549
Region:
Northeast
Main Phone:
516-463-5916
Admissions Phone:
School Website:

Administration

Dean of School:
Eric
Lane
Undergraduate:
BA
School:
Brown University
Law Degree:
JD
School:
Fordham University
Graduate Degree:
LLM
School:
New York University
Director of Admissions:
John
Chalmers
Undergraduate:
BA
School:
Fordham University
Law Degree:
School:
Graduate Degree:
School:

Reputation Profile

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