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Rutgers University School of Law – Newark

Admissions Profile

Admission rate %:
44%
Number students applying:
1,710
Number students accepted:
746
First-year attrition rate:
7%

LSAT Scores 2014

75th percentile:
159
Median:
156
25th percentile:
153

GPA 2014

75th percentile:
3.54
Median:
3.33
25th percentile:
3.05

Financial Profile

$21,974,311
Tuition and Fees Full-time Part-time
Resident $26,062 $18,943
Non-resident $38,029 $27,925
Living Expenses Full-time
On Campus $18,023
Off Campus $23,438                 

Education Life Profile

School Population

Total number students enrolled:
672
Number students enrolled full-time:
501
Number students enrolled part-time:
171
Number of first-year students:
190

Gender Diversity

% Women faculty:
32%
% Women students:
41%

Ethnic / Racial / Global Diversity

% Minority faculty:
21%
% Minority students:
37%
% International students:
1%

Academic Profile

Student Opportunities

Number of law journals:
5
Names of law journals:
Rutgers Law Review, Rutgers Computer and Technology Law Journal, Women's Rights Law Reporter, Rutgers Race and the Law Review, Rutgers Law Record
% of students involved in law journals:
78%
Number of faculty-supervised clinical courses:
10
Names of faculty-supervised clinical courses:
Criminal and Youth Justice Clinic, Civil Justice Clinic, International Human Rights Clinic, Constitutional Rights Clinic, Federal Tax Clinic, Intellectual Property Clinic, Child Advocacy Clinic, Community and Transactional Lawyering Clinic, Education and Health Law Clinic, Immigrant Rights Clinic
% of students in faculty-supervised clinical courses:
37%
% of students in field placements:
16%
% of students in simulation courses:
66%

Curriculum Strengths

Criminal Justice,
Corporate/M&A/Transactions,
International Law,
Public Interest Law,
Trial Skills and Litigation

Graduate Employment Profile

National Employment Rate Percent Number of
Graduates
National Employment Rate 2014 65% 148
National Employment Rate 2013 55.56% 151
State Employment Rate 2014 State Percent Number of
Graduates
State 1st Largest Employer NJ 68% 135
State 2nd Largest Employer NY 25% 49
State 3rd Largest Employer DC 2% 3
State Employment Rate 2013 State Percent Number of
Graduates
State 1st Largest Employer NJ 65% 153
State 2nd Largest Employer NY 27.7% 65
State 3rd Largest Employer VA 1.7% 4

Employment by Job Categories

Law Firm Solo
0
Law Firm 2-10
11.49%
Law Firm 11-25
2.98%
Law Firm 26-50
1.28%
Law Firm 51-100
2.13%
Law Firm 101-250
1.7%
Law Firm 251-500
3.83%
Law Firm 501+
5.53%
Law Firm Unknown Size
0.43%
Business & Industry
15.32%
Government
7.66%
Public Interest / Service
2.13%
Clerkships Federal
1.28%
Clerkships State / Local
27.23%
Education / Academia
3.83%
Other
0

First-Time Bar Pass Rates

Bar Exam Eligibility:
Most Current
Reported Data
State Average
School %
Average
State %
State 1 NJ 70% 79%
State 2
State 3
One Year Prior
Reported Data
State Average
School %
Average
State %
State 1 NJ 77% 78%
State 2
State 3
Two Years Prior State Average
School %
Average
State %
State 1 NJ 80% 84%
State 2
State 3

Type of School

Accreditation Status:
ABA Accredited
Public / Private:
Public
Part-time:
Yes
Affiliation:
Feeder School 1:
Rutgers University
Feeder School 2:
New York University
Feeder School 3:
The College of New Jersey

Student Bar Association

Contact Phone:
URL (if any):

Link to Lawdragon Survey

Link to Survey:

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School Information

123 Washington St.
Newark, NJ 07102
Region:
Northeast
Main Phone:
973-353-5554
Admissions Phone:

Administration

Dean of School:
Ronald
K
Chen
Undergraduate:
AB
School:
Dartmouth
Law Degree:
JD
School:
Rutgers University School of Law – Newark
Graduate Degree:
School:
Director of Admissions:
Anita
Walton
Undergraduate:
BA
School:
Boston University
Law Degree:
School:
Graduate Degree:
MBA
School:
Suffolk University

Reputation Profile

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