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New York Law School

Overview

Lawdragon Limelight

Q&A with Anthony Crowell

Dean, New York Law School

"Our goal is to ensure that all students, before they graduate, can and will take advantage of a first-rate clinical placement or supervised externship and will have the chance to work on real cases ..."

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Lawdragon Lawyer Limelight

Q&A with Charles "Chuck" Ross

Charles A. Ross & Associates, New York Law School Alum

"I truly believe that smaller firms are a better choice to provide criminal defense services for individuals. Larger firms rely on a leverage model of business. Companies in trouble expect to see a significant legal team with a deep bench of less costly associates." ...

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New York Law School

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Admissions Profile

Admission rate %:
56%
Number students applying:
2,747
Number students accepted:
1,525
First-year attrition rate:
16%

LSAT Scores 2014

75th percentile:
153
Median:
151
25th percentile:
148

GPA 2014

75th percentile:
3.5
Median:
3.2
25th percentile:
2.8

Financial Profile

Tuition and Fees Full-time Part-time
Resident $49,240 $37,880
Non-resident $49,240 $37,880
Living Expenses Full-time
On Campus $23,663
Off Campus $23,663                 

Education Life Profile

School Population

Total number students enrolled:
968
Number students enrolled full-time:
660
Number students enrolled part-time:
308
Number of first-year students:
245

Gender Diversity

% Women faculty:
40%
% Women students:
53%

Ethnic / Racial / Global Diversity

% Minority faculty:
8%
% Minority students:
33%
% International students:
3%

Academic Profile

Student Opportunities

Number of law journals:
2
Names of law journals:
New York Law School Law Review, Media Law and Policy
% of students involved in law journals:
14%
Number of faculty-supervised clinical courses:
26
Names of faculty-supervised clinical courses:
Administrative Enforcement Clinic, Building A Disability Rights Information Center for Asia and the Pacific Clinic, Child Welfare Clinic, Civil Justice Through the Courts Clinic, Clinical Year, Conservation Law and Policy Clinic, Criminal Defense Clinic, Criminal Prosecution Clinic (New York County), Criminal Prosecution Clinic (Richmond County), Domestic Violence Litigation Clinic, Elder Law Clinic, Guardianship Project Clinic, Immigration and Refugee Rights Clinic, Immigration Law and Litigation Clinic, Legislative Advocacy Clinic, Mediation Clinic, Municipal Litigation Clinic and City Law Seminar, Post-Conviction Innocence Clinic, Racial Justice Advocacy Clinic, Securities Arbitration Clinic, Suspension Representation Clinic, Tax Planning Clinic, Taxpayer Assistance Clinic, Transactional Law Clinic - Start-Ups and Nonprofits, Wills Clinic, Criminal Prosecution Clinic (Kings County)
% of students in faculty-supervised clinical courses:
13%
% of students in field placements:
35%
% of students in simulation courses:
115%

Curriculum Strengths

Science & Technology/Patents,
Media-Entertainment/Intellectual Property,
International Law,
Public Interest Law,
Finance

Graduate Employment Profile

National Employment Rate Percent Number of
Graduates
National Employment Rate 2014 43% 180
National Employment Rate 2013 44% 250
State Employment Rate 2014 State Percent Number of
Graduates
State 1st Largest Employer NY 81% 287
State 2nd Largest Employer NJ 10% 36
State 3rd Largest Employer CT 1% 4
State Employment Rate 2013 State Percent Number of
Graduates
State 1st Largest Employer NY 80% 360
State 2nd Largest Employer NJ 8.4% 38
State 3rd Largest Employer CA 1.1% 5

Employment by Job Categories

Law Firm Solo
0.7%
Law Firm 2-10
22.7%
Law Firm 11-25
3.6%
Law Firm 26-50
3.8%
Law Firm 51-100
1.6%
Law Firm 101-250
1.1%
Law Firm 251-500
1.1%
Law Firm 501+
4.9%
Law Firm Unknown Size
0.2%
Business & Industry
25.6%
Government
9.3%
Public Interest / Service
2.7%
Clerkships Federal
1.6%
Clerkships State / Local
2.9%
Education / Academia
1.8%
Other
0

First-Time Bar Pass Rates

Bar Exam Eligibility:
Most Current
Reported Data
State Average
School %
Average
State %
State 1 NY 82% 85%
State 2
State 3
One Year Prior
Reported Data
State Average
School %
Average
State %
State 1 NY 70% 82%
State 2 NJ 91% 78%
State 3 FL 100% 79%
Two Years Prior State Average
School %
Average
State %
State 1 NY 80% 85%
State 2 NJ 82% 84%
State 3 PA 100% 85%

Type of School

Accreditation Status:
ABA Accredited
Public / Private:
Private
Part-time:
Yes
Affiliation:
Feeder School 1:
John Jay College
Feeder School 2:
Rutgers University
Feeder School 3:
State University of New York - Stony Brook

Student Bar Association

Contact Phone:
212-431-2100 x 4273
URL (if any):

Link to Lawdragon Survey

Link to Survey:

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School Information

185 W. Broadway
New York, NY 10013
Region:
Northeast
Main Phone:
212-431-2100
Admissions Phone:
212-431-2888
School Website:

Administration

Dean of School:
Anthony
W.
Crowell
Undergraduate:
BA
School:
University of Pennsylvania
Law Degree:
JD
School:
American University
Graduate Degree:
School:
Director of Admissions:
Adam
Barrett
Undergraduate:
BA
School:
University of New Hampshire
Law Degree:
JD
School:
Ohio Northern University
Graduate Degree:
School:

Reputation Profile

Notable Alumni

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