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New York Law School
57 Worth Street

New York, NY 10013-2960
Phone: 212-431-2888
E-mail Admissions

Basic Information
Class Profiles
Electives and Specialties
Tuition and Fees
Admissions and Applications

BASIC INFORMATION
Accreditation: ABA, AAL S
Degrees Granted: J. D.

Independent of a parent university, New York Law School was established in 1891 in the historic, TriBeca district of New York City. Its library contains 475,188 hard-copy volume equivalents and subscribes to 5,329 serial publications.

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CLASS PROFILE

2001-2002 Enrollment
Men
664
48%
Women
710
48%
Minorities
330
24%
Out of State
1,374
100%

Diversity
African American
10%
Asian American
6%
Hispanic
7%
Mixed race/ethnicity
3%

LSAT Scores
Percentile
not available
Median Score
154

Placement
Average Starting Salary
$39,500 to $62,500
Placement by Graduation
not available
Placement within 9 months
93% of class

Areas of Placement
Private practice 2-100 attorneys
45%
Government
20%
Business/industry
16%
Unknown
8%
Judicial clerkships
6%
Public interest
3%
Academic
2%

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ELECTIVES AND SPECIALTIES

Special concentrations offered include: corporate, criminal, entertainment, environmental, international, labor, family, media, securities, constitutional, property and real estate, public interest and immigration law.

In addition to the media law specialization, there is a special interest group, the Media Law Project. Students edit the New York Law School Law Review, New York Law School Journal of Human Rights, New York Law School Journal of International and Comparative Law and the newspaper The L.

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TUITION AND FEES

*all numbers are estimated annually
Tuition
On-campus room and board
Books and Supplies
EST. TOTAL
RESIDENT
$23,268
$9,945
$800
$34,013
NONRESIDENT

$23,268

$9,945
$800
$34,013

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ADMISSIONS AND APPLICATIONS
Get application online
Fall: April 1
Spring: Nov. 1
Fee: $50

Candidates must take the LSAT and have a bachelor's degree with a 2.0 grade point average. The school does not require any specific undergraduate courses and candidates are not interviewed.

Admission decision notifications are on a rolling basis, but accepted students must submit a $250 deposit by April 1, which is applied to tuition, and a $500 deposit by June 1. The February LSAT is the latest score accepted.

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