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#19 in Highest Tuition
Cardozo Law ranks #19 in terms of highest tuition among full-time law students ($60,610). We rank from a total of 283 tuition rates from 194 law schools, ranking twice those law schools that have different in-state and out-of-state tuition rates.
#25 in Employment Rate at 10 Months
#68 in Employment Rate at GraduationCardozo Law ranks #25 in terms of graduates employed ten months after graduation (87.0%) and #68 in terms of graduates employed at the time of graduation (52.7%) .
#34 in Public Sector Salary
Cardozo Law is tied for #34 in terms of median starting salary among graduates working in government jobs or judicial clerkships at the federal or state level ($60,000).
#43 in Median LSAT
Cardozo Law is tied for #43 in terms of the median LSAT score (161) among those applicants granted admission who enrolled as full-time students. The LSAT measures reading comprehension, analytical reasoning, and logical reasoning.
#43 in Library Size
Cardozo Law ranks #43 in terms of library size with 609,211 volumes or equivalents.
#60 in Presence of Minority Students
Cardozo Law ranks #60 in terms of the highest percentage of students who are racial or ethnic minority (39.7%).
#61 in Bar Passage Rate
Cardozo Law ranks #61 in terms of bar passage rate among first-time test takers (85.6%), and it outperforms by +9.9% the state of New York’s overall bar passage rate of 75.7%. (A national comparison on this metric should be taken in a qualified sense and with caution, because every state has a different bar passage rate.)
#69 in Acceptance Rate
Cardozo Law ranks #69 in terms of student selectivity with an acceptance rate of 40.3% among those who applied for admission.
#70 in Median Undergraduate GPA
Cardozo Law ranks #70 in terms of highest median undergraduate GPA (3.52) among those applicants granted admission who enrolled as full-time students.
#74 in Presence of Female Faculty
Cardozo Law is tied for #74 in terms of the highest percentage of faculty who are female (42.1%).
#89 in Student to Faculty Ratio
Cardozo Law is tied for #89 in terms of lowest student to faculty ratio (6.9:1).
#95 in Private Sector Salary
Cardozo Law is tied for #95 in terms of the median starting salary among graduates working in private practice as law firm associates ($70,000).
#140 in Presence of Minority Faculty
Cardozo Law ranks #140 in terms of the highest percentage of faculty who are racial or ethnic minority (9.9%).
Fall 2020 Application Information
|Application Deadline:||April 1|
|LSAT Score (Median)||161||159|
|LSAT Score (25th-75th percentile)||157-162||156-161|
|GPA Range (25th-75th percentile)||3.24-3.71||3.15-3.62|
Bar Exam Statistics
|State in which most graduates took bar exam:||NY||NY|
|School's bar passage rate:||85.6%||85.5%|
|State overall bar passage rate:||75.7%||72.7%|
|School bar pass rate vs. state bar pass rate:||+9.9%||+12.8%|
|Graduates employed at graduation:||52.7%||36.7%|
|Graduates employed 10 months after graduation:||87.0%||67.3%|
Tuition and Expenses
|Room and Board:||$19,700||$19,700|
|Proportion of full-time students receiving grants:||89.1%||82.2%|
|Median grant amount among full-time students:||$42,000||$30,000|
|Average indebtedness of those who incurred debt:||$116,066||$119,294|
|Proportion of graduates who incurred debt:||62.1%||70.2%|
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Students & Faculty
|Student Racial Demographics:||
|Student-to-Faculty Ratio:||6.9 : 1||N/A|
Full-Time Starting Salaries
|Private Sector (Median):||$70,000||$72,500|
|Public Sector (Median):||$60,000||$52,500|
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|Volumes and equivalents:||609,211||595,753|