New York University School of Law

New York University School of Law

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New York University School of Law is one of the largest law schools in the nation. And it's one of the best. 

More than 400 private law firms, public interest organizations, government agencies, corporations and public accounting firms visit NYU Law to interview students. So it should be no shock that the school has one of the nation's top employment rates. 

Not all graduates gravitate to the Big Law firms, either. The school is one of the best when it comes to public interest law. It has 39 clinics, and first- and second-year students who work in government and nonprofit organizations are guaranteed summer funding.

NYU's library is sixth best n the nation according to preLaw magazine. The school's strengths are in tax, legal history, intellectual property, constitutional law and the law of democratic institutions. It's located in the city's tony Greenwich Village neighborhood. 


Admission Profile
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75th Percentile1723.90
25th Percentile1673.61
Financial Profile
Tuition Part-time
Living Expenses
Median grant$25000
Percent receiving grants49.00%
Estimated net tuition
Employment & Bar Exam Profile
Post-grad employment 92.10%
NJ Employment90.8
Bar Passage97.30%
Academic Profile
Employment 2018: 
Alternative Dispute Resolution
Business, Corporate, Banking
Criminal Law and Procedure
Employment and Labor Law
Entertainment Law
Environmental/Natural Resource Law
Estate Planning
Family Law/Child & Family
Governmental Affairs and Regulations
Health Law
Human Rights
Intellectual Property Law
International Law
Public Interest/Social Justice
Public Policy
Real Estate Transactions
Tax Law
Technology Law
Trial Advocacy