Syracuse University College of Law

Syracuse University College of Law

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Situated at the heart of New York State, Syracuse University College of Law puts you at the center of an intellectual, professional, personal, and cultural experience that will make you a better lawyer and a better leader.

Syracuse prides itself on a student-focused approach that facilitates collaboration with faculty across campus and connections with its network of 10,000 alumni. Ranked among the best in the country for our trial and appellate program, Syracuse is also a leader in emerging fields such as disability law, national security law, and innovation law.

Dineen Hall is the school's $95 million facility that opened in 2014. The 200,000 square foot building includes a 330-seat multipurpose auditorium. PreLaw ranked it as one of the best facilities in the nation. 

Their curriculum complements Socratic learning with hands-on professional development, experiential and skills-building opportunities through innovative coursework, as well as clinics, externships, and trial advocacy.

The law school boasts experiential value to your degree through in-house clinics, interdisciplinary research institutes, externship programs, advocacy competitions, joint degree options, certificates of advanced study, student-run journals and more.

In addition to its residential J.D. program, it also offers JDinteractive: the first real-time, fully interactive, ABA-approved online law degree program in the United States. JDinteractive aims to increase diversity within the legal profession by making legal education accessible for students out of reach, such as active military or military spouses, caregivers, and career advancers/changers.

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75th Percentile1563.61
25th Percentile1523.13
Financial Profile
Tuition Part-time
Living Expenses
Median grant$23930
Percent receiving grants97.00%
Estimated net tuition[field_estimated_net_tuition]
Employment & Bar Exam Profile
Post-grad employment 90.30%
NJ Employment[field_nj_employment_rate]
Bar Passage77.98%
Academic Profile
Business, Corporate, Banking
Entertainment Law
Environmental/Natural Resource Law
Estate Planning
Family Law/Child & Family
Intellectual Property Law
International Law
Real Estate Transactions
Technology Law
Trial Advocacy