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#17 in Presence of Minority Students
NSU Law ranks #17 in terms of the highest percentage of students who are racial or ethnic minority (56.4%).
#19 in Presence of Minority Faculty
NSU Law ranks #19 in terms of the highest percentage of faculty who are racial or ethnic minority (23.7%).
#25 in Library Size
NSU Law ranks #25 in terms of library size with 755,644 volumes or equivalents.
#49 in Presence of Female Faculty
NSU Law is tied for #49 in terms of the highest percentage of faculty who are female (44.3%).
#87 in Acceptance Rate
NSU Law ranks #87 in terms of student selectivity with an acceptance rate of 47.0% among those who applied for admission.
#131 in Highest Tuition
NSU Law ranks #131 in terms of highest tuition among full-time law students ($41,200). 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.
#142 in Private Sector Salary
NSU Law is tied for #142 in terms of the median starting salary among graduates working in private practice as law firm associates ($60,000).
#143 in Student to Faculty Ratio
NSU Law is tied for #143 in terms of lowest student to faculty ratio (8.1:1).
#151 in Bar Passage Rate
NSU Law ranks #151 in terms of bar passage rate among first-time test takers (68.8%), and it outperforms by +0.9% the state of Florida’s overall bar passage rate of 67.9%. (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.)
#157 in Median LSAT
NSU Law is tied for #157 in terms of the median LSAT score (150) among those applicants granted admission who enrolled as full-time students. The LSAT measures reading comprehension, analytical reasoning, and logical reasoning.
#160 in Employment Rate at Graduation
#168 in Employment Rate at 10 MonthsNSU Law ranks #160 in terms of graduates employed at the time of graduation (23.0%) and #168 in terms of graduates employed ten months after graduation (62.4%).
#174 in Median Undergraduate GPA
NSU Law ranks #174 in terms of highest median undergraduate GPA (3.11) among those applicants granted admission who enrolled as full-time students.
#179 in Public Sector Salary
NSU Law is tied for #179 in terms of median starting salary among graduates working in government jobs or judicial clerkships at the federal or state level ($42,000).
Fall 2020 Application Information
|Application Deadline:||May 1|
|LSAT Score (Median)||150||149|
|LSAT Score (25th-75th percentile)||148-153||146-151|
|GPA Range (25th-75th percentile)||2.79-3.34||2.79-3.33|
Bar Exam Statistics
|State in which most graduates took bar exam:||FL||FL|
|School's bar passage rate:||68.8%||70.4%|
|State overall bar passage rate:||67.9%||72.1%|
|School bar pass rate vs. state bar pass rate:||+0.9%||-1.7%|
|Graduates employed at graduation:||23.0%||22.9%|
|Graduates employed 10 months after graduation:||62.4%||67.1%|
Tuition and Expenses
|Room and Board:||$18,108||$16,911|
|Proportion of full-time students receiving grants:||32.5%||42.5%|
|Median grant amount among full-time students:||$10,000||$10,000|
|Average indebtedness of those who incurred debt:||$151,344||$123,798|
|Proportion of graduates who incurred debt:||99.1%||94.9%|
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Students & Faculty
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|Student-to-Faculty Ratio:||8.1 : 1||N/A|
Full-Time Starting Salaries
|Private Sector (Median):||$60,000||$55,000|
|Public Sector (Median):||$42,000||$40,000|
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|Volumes and equivalents:||755,644||283,566|