40 Washington Square S
New York, NY 10012
Law School Overview
U.S. News Rankings
|Ranking score and category|
#3 in Clinical Training
#10 in Environmental Law
#1 in International Law
#1 in Tax Law
Law School Overview
The School of Law at New York University has an application deadline of February 15. The full-time program application fee at the School of Law at New York University is $75. Its tuition is full-time: $51,150 per year. The student-faculty ratio is 9.0:1. The School of Law at New York University has 209 full- and part-time faculty on staff.
From their first year, law students at NYU Law get an interactive experience in practical legal skills through the school’s Lawerying Program. In their second and third year, students can further test their knowledge in more than 30 legal clinics and about 25 on-campus centers, in addition to dynamic Colloquia seminar classes that consist of a series of workshops on a given subject.
Students can earn joint degrees through other schools at NYU, like the highly ranked Stern School of Business, or dual degrees with outside institutions including the Harvard Kennedy School of Government and Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. There are more than 50 student organizations to check out, and students can live on the residential campus. The school also offers foreign student exchange programs, giving law students a chance to study at more than 15 universities worldwide.
Notable NYU Law School alumni include John Carrig, president and chief operating officer of energy giant ConocoPhillips Co.; Evan Chesler, presiding partner at law firm Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP; and Paul Tagliabue, former commissioner of the NFL.
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|Law school designation||National|
|Application deadline||February 15|
|Full-time program application fee||$75|
|Part-time program application fee||N/A|
|Admissions Phone||(212) 998-6060|
|Full- and part-time faculty||209|
|Gender distribution (full-time)|
|J.D. candidates graduating in 2011-2012||482|
|Tuition and fees|
Full-time: $51,150 per year
|Room and board||$21,720|
|Employed at graduation 2||93.1%|
|Median private sector starting salary||$160,000|
|Median public service starting salary||$53,500|
|Total volumes and volume equivalents||1,100,872|
* Law School Overview details based on 2012 data