St. John's University
8000 Utopia Parkway
#16 in Public Sector Salary
St. John's Law is tied for #16 in terms of median starting salary among graduates working in government jobs or judicial clerkships at the federal or state level ($62,500).
#22 in Highest Tuition
St. John's Law ranks #22 in terms of highest tuition among full-time law students ($59,480). 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.
#42 in Bar Passage Rate
St. John's Law ranks #42 in terms of bar passage rate among first-time test takers (88.6%), and it outperforms by +12.9% 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.)
#48 in Median Undergraduate GPA
St. John's Law ranks #48 in terms of highest median undergraduate GPA (3.61) among those applicants granted admission who enrolled as full-time students.
#57 in Employment Rate at 10 Months
#59 in Employment Rate at GraduationSt. John's Law ranks #57 in terms of graduates employed ten months after graduation (81.8%) and #59 in terms of graduates employed at the time of graduation (55.6%) .
#58 in Median LSAT
St. John's Law is tied for #58 in terms of the median LSAT score (159) among those applicants granted admission who enrolled as full-time students. The LSAT measures reading comprehension, analytical reasoning, and logical reasoning.
#74 in Acceptance Rate
St. John's Law ranks #74 in terms of student selectivity with an acceptance rate of 41.9% among those who applied for admission.
#74 in Private Sector Salary
St. John's Law is tied for #74 in terms of the median starting salary among graduates working in private practice as law firm associates ($79,000).
#82 in Presence of Minority Faculty
St. John's Law ranks #82 in terms of the highest percentage of faculty who are racial or ethnic minority (13.6%).
#85 in Library Size
St. John's Law ranks #85 in terms of library size with 441,264 volumes or equivalents.
#116 in Presence of Female Faculty
St. John's Law is tied for #116 in terms of the highest percentage of faculty who are female (37.7%).
#117 in Presence of Minority Students
St. John's Law ranks #117 in terms of the highest percentage of students who are racial or ethnic minority (29.1%).
#166 in Student to Faculty Ratio
St. John's Law is tied for #166 in terms of lowest student to faculty ratio (9.1:1).
Fall 2020 Application Information
|Application Deadline:||April 1|
|LSAT Score (Median)||159||157|
|LSAT Score (25th-75th percentile)||153-160||154-159|
|GPA Range (25th-75th percentile)||3.33-3.76||3.26-3.73|
Bar Exam Statistics
|State in which most graduates took bar exam:||NY||NY|
|School's bar passage rate:||88.6%||85.3%|
|State overall bar passage rate:||75.7%||72.7%|
|School bar pass rate vs. state bar pass rate:||+12.9%||+12.6%|
|Graduates employed at graduation:||55.6%||35.8%|
|Graduates employed 10 months after graduation:||81.8%||73.9%|
Tuition and Expenses
|Room and Board:||$20,810||$19,730|
|Proportion of full-time students receiving grants:||76.6%||72.4%|
|Median grant amount among full-time students:||$50,000||$38,617|
|Average indebtedness of those who incurred debt:||$111,652||$115,666|
|Proportion of graduates who incurred debt:||69.0%||78.3%|
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Students & Faculty
|Student Racial Demographics:||
|Student-to-Faculty Ratio:||9.1 : 1||N/A|
Full-Time Starting Salaries
|Private Sector (Median):||$79,000||$80,000|
|Public Sector (Median):||$62,500||$60,000|
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|Volumes and equivalents:||441,264||424,436|