Contact Information

Application Deadlines

Admissions Criteria

Financial Aid

Score Card

Located in Greenwich Village, NYU School of Law was founded in 1835. It is highly ranked by U.S. News & World Report and it continues to be a very competitive school. NYU Law is known for its international law program, known as the Hauser Global Law School Program. Besides international law, NYU offers additional focuses in business, clinics, constitutional, criminal, innovation, interdisciplinary, public interest, tax, and environmental.

Students can choose to pursue the dual-degree programs. Most of these programs are joint degree programs associated with other universities, including Princeton University, Harvard University, the University of Singapore, and the University of Melbourne. NYU Law prepares its students for the law world through the Lawyering Program and the Administration and Regulatory State.

NYU School of LawNYU Law has thirty six institutes and centers, such as the Institute for International Law and Justice. Since international law is NYU Law’s specialty, it offers study abroad programs in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Paris, France, and Shanghai, China. Recently, NYU School of Law established programs in Law of Democracy and Law and Security. NYU Law is also known for its business and law program. The business and law program offers courses from tax law to business crime.

Students can become involved in public service through NYU’s Public Interest Law Center. Along with public service, NYU values leadership education for its law students. Leadership training courses and seminars allow students to be able to build these skills. The professors at NYU Law are experts in their fields and NYU continues to expand the size of its law faculty. Outside of the classroom, students are able to join over fifty six organizations and are encouraged to explore the city.

NYU Law’s alumni often work for government offices and major businesses. Many of the alumni have served in the House of Representatives. NYU School of Law has nine law journals and is best known for New York University Law Review, its most highly acclaimed journal.

Contact Information

New York University School of Law
Office of J.D. Admissions
139 MacDougal Street, Suite C-20
New York, NY 10012-1076

Phone: (212) 998 – 6060


Application Deadlines

November 15 is the Early Decision deadline.

February 15 is the deadline for regular admission. Decisions are made by the end of April.

Entering NYU School of Law students must start in the fall.

Admissions Criteria

Number of 2018 applicants: 7,493

Number of 2018 matriculants: 413

Median LSAT: 170

Median GPA: 3.79

LSAT range (25 to 75 percentile): 167 to 172

GPA range (25 to 75 percentile): 3.61 to 3.90

Financial Aid

Tuition (2018-2019): $66,422

Room, board and other: $28,700

Total estimated cost of attendance (2018-2019): $95,122

Students who receive grants: 49%

Median grant amount: $25,000

NYU School of Law does not offer conditional scholarships that can be reduced or eliminated based on academic performance.

Score Card

Bar passage differential: 13.6%

Transfers out: 2

Net transfers: +56