Notre Dame Law School

Notre Dame Law School

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Basic Information
Type: 
Private
Religious Affiliation: 

Catholic

Enrollment: 
600

Notre Dame Law School is the most prestigious devout Catholic law school in the country, and the second most difficult school to get into in the region. Located in the heart of the Notre Dame campus, it is just steps away from the university's iconic football stadium. Its building earned an A+, ranking it ninth in the nation for facilities. 

The school has one of the top employment rates in the region at 91.3 percent, and one of the top bar exam pass rates, at 97.19 percent. 

It offers a variety of clinics and externships in addition to classes. Notre Dame Law School features the only ABA-approved year-long study abroad program in the country, allowing students to study in London. Students looking for dual degrees can also choose to pursue either a three-year or four-year J.D./MBA degree, or even a J.D./MS in Engineering.

It is ranked No. 13 in the U.S. for technology law, and is a top law school for intellectual property (B+), Taxation (B+) and public interest law (A-). 

Admission Profile
Application Deadline: 
1/5 and 3/15
Application Fee: 

$75

Financial Aid Deadline: 

2/28

 LSATGPA
75th Percentile1653.82
Median1643.73
25th Percentile1583.41
Financial Profile
 ResidentNon-Resident
Tuition$56,292$56,292
Tuition Part-time
Living Expenses
Median grant$23500
Percent receiving grants86.00%
Estimated net tuition
Employment & Bar Exam Profile
 Rate
Post-grad employment 91.30%
NJ Employment87.58
Bar Passage89.29%
State75.46%
Academic Profile
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: 
http://law.nd.edu