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CUNY--Queens College School of Law

CUNY--Queens College School of LawCUNY--Queens College School of Law is located in the state of New York. As one of the leading law programs, CUNY--Queens College School of Law has a high average LSAT score of 151-156 when recruiting new students. As a return, the median starting salary for law graduates reaches $53,524 per year. See the following table for detailed admissions information and career profiles of CUNY--Queens College School of Law.

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Admissions: CUNY--Queens College

Fall 2009 Admissions and Enrollment Statistics  
Total number of full- and part-time applicants 2,165
Total number of full- and part-time acceptances 575
Overall acceptance rate 26.6%
Total number of full- and part-time first-year students enrolled 158
Number of full-time program applicants 2,165
Number of full-time program acceptances 575
Full-time acceptance rate 26.6%
Number of first-year full-time students enrolled 158
Number of part-time program applicants N/A
Number of part-time program acceptances N/A
Part-time acceptance rate N/A
Number of first-year part-time students enrolled N/A
Fall 2009 GPA and LSAT Scores  
25th-75th percentile GPA scores for all students 3.1-3.54
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for all students 151-156
25th-75th percentile undergraduate GPA for full-time students 3.1-3.54
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for full-time students 151-156
25th-75th percentile undergraduate GPA for part-time students N/A
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for part-time students N/A

Careers: CUNY--Queens College

Bar Statistics (Winter and Summer 2008 administrations)  
State where the greatest number of first-time test takers took the bar NY
School's bar passage rate for first-time test takers 82.0%
Statewide bar passage rate for first-time test takers 80.7%
Class of 2008 Graduates  
Total graduates 132
Graduates employed at graduation N/A
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation 81.7%
Starting Salaries of 2008 Graduates Employed Full-time  
25th percentile private sector starting salary $41,600
Median private sector starting salary $53,524
75th percentile private sector starting salary $70,000
Percent in the private sector who reported salary information 29%
Median public service starting salary $58,090
Areas of Legal Practice (Class of 2008)  
Percent employed in academia 2.0%
Percent employed in business and industry 6.9%
Percent employed in government 16.8%
Percent employed in all judicial clerkships 17.8%
Percent employed in law firms 21.8%
Percent employed in public interest 34.7%
Percent employed in an unknown field 0.0%
Percent employed in a judicial clerkship by an Article III federal judge 4.0%
2008 Graduates Employment Location  
Graduates employed in-state 63%
Graduates employed in foreign countries 0%
Number of states where graduates are employed 15
New England (CT, ME, MA, NH, RI, VT) 5.0%
Middle Atlantic (NY, NJ, PA) 72.3%
East North Central (IL, IN, MI, OH, WI) 0.0%
West North Central (IA, KS, MN, MO, NE, ND, SD) 0.9%
South Atlantic (DE, DC, FL, GA, MD, NC, SC, VA, WV) 5.0%
East South Central (AL, KY, MS, TN) 0.0%
West South Central (AR, LA, OK, TX) 5.0%
Pacific (AK, CA, HI, OR, WA) 8.9%
Mountain (AZ, CO, ID, MT, NV, NM, UT, WY) 1.8%
Employment location unknown 1.0%
Career Services  
(Data appear as originally submitted by this school)
Career services operations Through internships, coursework, and guidance, career planning is a priority. As a result, we place a greater percentage of graduates in public interest jobs than any other law school nationwide. Through peer support, technology and an incubator project, our national Community Legal Resource Network also plays a vital role in supporting our graduates in small community-based and solo practices.
Job Type  
Bar admission required or anticipated (e.g., attorney and corporate counsel positions, law clerks, judicial clerks) 84.0%
J.D. preferred, law degree enhances position (e.g., corporate contracts administrator, alternative dispute resolution specialist, government regulatory analyst, FBI special agent) 13.0%
Professional/other (jobs that require professional skills or training but for which a J.D. is neither preferred nor particularly applicable; e.g., accountant, teacher, business manager, nurse) 3.0%
Nonprofessional/other (job that does not require any professional skills or training or is taken on a temporary basis and not viewed as part of a career path) N/A

 

 

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