Brooklyn Law School

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250 Joralemon Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201

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Law School Overview

U.S. News Rankings

Ranking score and category
Rank Category Name
#83 Best Law Schools


#15 in Part-time Law

Law School Overview

Its tuition is full-time: $1,795 per credit and part-time: $1,795 per credit. The student-faculty ratio is 16.2:1. The law school at Brooklyn Law School has 137 full- and part-time faculty on staff.

At Brooklyn Law School, students live, work, and learn in close proximity to New York City’s large law firms, federal courts, and corporations. The institution is highly ranked for its part-time Brooklyn Law program, which students can complete in four years. For hands-on training, the law school runs clinics including the Brooklyn Law Incubator & Policy (BLIP) Clinic, which helps students gain experience in technology issues as well as with legal matters.

Outside of class, Brooklyn Law School has more than 40 student organizations to consider joining as well. Students may also find opportunities for involvement on the Brooklyn Law Review, the Brooklyn Journal of International Law, the Journal of Law and Policy, and the Brooklyn Journal of Corporate, Financial & Commercial Law.

First year law students are guaranteed housing in Brooklyn Heights. After, if students are looking for an experience away from New York City, Brooklyn Law School coordinates international fellowship programs, such as the International Business Law Fellowship, the International Human Rights Fellowship, and the Global Justice Fellowship, which students may be eligible to complete. After graduation, alumni have relocated to 49 states and more than 25 countries, the school reports.

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Year founded 1901
Public/private Private
Law school designation National


Application deadline N/A
Full-time program application fee $0
Part-time program application fee $0
Admissions phone (718) 780-7906
Admissions email


Full- and part-time faculty 137
Student-faculty ratio 16.2:1
Total faculty 151

Student Body

Enrollment (full-time) 909
Gender distribution (full-time)
Gender distribution (full-time)
J.D. candidates graduating in 2012-2013 478


Tuition and fees

full-time: $1,795 per credit
part-time: $1,795 per credit

Room and board $19,275


Employed at graduation2 37.6%
Median private sector starting salary $85,000
Median public service starting salary $54,000


Total volumes and volume equivalents 593,493

* Law School Overview details based on 2013 data

2. Represents the percentage of all 2012 graduates who had a full-time job lasting at least a year for which bar passage was required or a J.D. degree was an advantage. These employment rates are part of the data on placement success used to determine a school’s ranking.

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