New York Law School

New York Law School

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Basic Information
Type: 
Private
Enrollment: 
1016

New York Law School, located in historic TriBeCa district in Lower Manhattan, is in the heart of New York City’s legal, government, financial, and emerging tech centers. Its faculty has built the school’s strength in key areas of the law, including business and finance, government and public interest, intellectual property, media, technology and applied sciences

“To enhance the learning experience, we are leveraging our location by embracing and integrating New York City as our classroom," said Dean and President Anthony W. Crowell. "This is where it all happens. And what happens in New York City matters everywhere. Indeed, our nationally ranked clinical and experiential learning programs afford every student the chance to gain the real-world legal experience and contacts needed to be competitive in the new job market.”

NYLS received all A's in family law, business, tax, IP, alternative dispute resolution, trial advocacy and litigation from preLaw magazine. Its other popular programs include real estate, fashion, international law, and financial services law, among others. 

NYLS, which was founded in 1891 and is one of the oldest independent law schools in the country, opened a 235,000 square-foot, state-of-the-art facility in 2009, which provides students with the latest technological advancements.

The building houses the law library, classrooms, public event spaces, and several areas designed to promote student collaboration. 

Admission Profile
Application Deadline: 
7/1
Application Fee: 

$0

Financial Aid Deadline: 

7/1

 LSATGPA
75th Percentile1553.58
Median1533.39
25th Percentile1503.13
Financial Profile
 ResidentNon-Resident
Tuition$51,732$51,732
Tuition Part-time$39,796$39,796
Living Expenses
Median grant$26000
Percent receiving grants74.00%
Estimated net tuition
Employment & Bar Exam Profile
 Rate
Post-grad employment 85.10%
NJ Employment72.80
Bar Passage59.91%
State82.74%
Academic Profile
Best Law Schools 2019: Most Diverse: 
B+
Concentrations: 
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
Litigation
Public Interest/Social Justice
Public Policy
Real Estate Transactions
Tax Law
Technology Law
Trial Advocacy
Website: 
www.nyls.edu