Law School Overview
U.S. News Rankings
|Ranking score and category|
#21 in Part-time Law
Law School Overview
Its tuition is full-time: $49,976 per year and part-time: $37,568 per year. The student-faculty ratio is 15.3:1. The law school at Brooklyn Law School has 145 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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|Law school designation||National|
|Full-time program application fee||$0|
|Part-time program application fee||$0|
|Admissions Phone||(718) 780-7906|
|Full- and part-time faculty||145|
|Gender distribution (full-time)|
|J.D. candidates graduating in 2011-2012||467|
|Tuition and fees|
Full-time: $49,976 per year
|Room and board||$18,700|
|Employed at graduation 2||N/A|
|Median private sector starting salary||$75,000|
|Median public service starting salary||$55,500|
|Total volumes and volume equivalents||592,155|
* Law School Overview details based on 2012 data