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#1 in Private Sector Salary
NYU Law is tied for #1 in terms of the median starting salary among graduates working in private practice as law firm associates ($180,000).
#2 in Highest Tuition
NYU Law ranks #2 in terms of highest tuition among full-time law students ($66,422). 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.
#6 in Median LSAT
NYU Law is tied for #6 in terms of the median LSAT score (170) among those applicants granted admission who enrolled as full-time students. The LSAT measures reading comprehension, analytical reasoning, and logical reasoning.
#7 in Bar Passage Rate
NYU Law ranks #7 in terms of bar passage rate among first-time test takers (97.5%), and it outperforms by +21.8% 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.)
#8 in Employment Rate at Graduation
#12 in Employment Rate at 10 MonthsNYU Law ranks #8 in terms of graduates employed at the time of graduation (89.7%) and #12 in terms of graduates employed ten months after graduation (90.9%).
#13 in Library Size
NYU Law ranks #13 in terms of library size with 1,059,572 volumes or equivalents.
#16 in Median Undergraduate GPA
NYU Law ranks #16 in terms of highest median undergraduate GPA (3.79) among those applicants granted admission who enrolled as full-time students.
#17 in Acceptance Rate
NYU Law ranks #17 in terms of student selectivity with an acceptance rate of 23.6% among those who applied for admission.
#25 in Student to Faculty Ratio
NYU Law is tied for #25 in terms of lowest student to faculty ratio (5.3:1).
#34 in Public Sector Salary
NYU 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).
#51 in Presence of Minority Students
NYU Law ranks #51 in terms of the highest percentage of students who are racial or ethnic minority (41.6%).
#75 in Presence of Minority Faculty
NYU Law ranks #75 in terms of the highest percentage of faculty who are racial or ethnic minority (14.3%).
#169 in Presence of Female Faculty
NYU Law is tied for #169 in terms of the highest percentage of faculty who are female (31.8%).
Fall 2020 Application Information
|Application Deadline:||February 15|
|LSAT Score (Median)||170||169|
|LSAT Score (25th-75th percentile)||167-172||166-171|
|GPA Range (25th-75th percentile)||3.61-3.90||3.61-3.87|
Bar Exam Statistics
|State in which most graduates took bar exam:||NY||NY|
|School's bar passage rate:||97.5%||95.7%|
|State overall bar passage rate:||75.7%||72.7%|
|School bar pass rate vs. state bar pass rate:||+21.8%||+23.0%|
|Graduates employed at graduation:||89.7%||96.5%|
|Graduates employed 10 months after graduation:||90.9%||96.7%|
Tuition and Expenses
|Room and Board:||$24,400||$23,000|
|Proportion of full-time students receiving grants:||48.8%||38.8%|
|Median grant amount among full-time students:||$25,000||$20,000|
|Average indebtedness of those who incurred debt:||$167,441||$166,022|
|Proportion of graduates who incurred debt:||59.4%||69.1%|
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Students & Faculty
|Student Racial Demographics:||
|Student-to-Faculty Ratio:||5.3 : 1||N/A|
Full-Time Starting Salaries
|Private Sector (Median):||$180,000||$160,000|
|Public Sector (Median):||$60,000||$55,839|
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|Volumes and equivalents:||1,059,572||1,064,472|