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We have created a 2019 ranking of the best colleges in New York that offer Law degrees to help you find a school that fits your needs. Each school's ranking is based on the compilation of our data from reliable government sources, student surveys, college graduate interviews, and editorial review. In addition, you can view our entire list of all law schools located within New York. We also provide reviews, facts, and questions and answers for schools on our site and offer you access to get valuable information from colleges and universities today.
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Albany Law School  
Score N/A
Peer assessment score (5.0 highest) 2.1
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (5.0 highest) 2.4
25th-75th percentile GPA scores for all students 3.03-3.56
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for all students 153-157
Overall acceptance rate 43.9%
Student/faculty ratio 13.1
Graduates employed at graduation N/A
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation 93.9%
School's bar passage rate for first-time test takers 80.8%
State where the greatest number of first-time test takers took the bar NY
Statewide bar passage rate for first-time test takers 80.7%

 

Brooklyn Law School  
Score 48
Peer assessment score (5.0 highest) 2.7
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (5.0 highest) 2.5
25th-75th percentile GPA scores for all students 3.26-3.63
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for all students 159-164
Overall acceptance rate 28.1%
Student/faculty ratio 18.4
Graduates employed at graduation 79.7%
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation 92.3%
School's bar passage rate for first-time test takers 89.1%
State where the greatest number of first-time test takers took the bar NY
Statewide bar passage rate for first-time test takers 80.7%

 

CUNY--Queens College School of Law  
Score N/A
Peer assessment score (5.0 highest) 2.0
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (5.0 highest) 2.2
25th-75th percentile GPA scores for all students 3.1-3.54
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for all students 151-156
Overall acceptance rate 26.6%
Student/faculty ratio 10.0
Graduates employed at graduation N/A
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation 81.7%
School's bar passage rate for first-time test takers 82.0%
State where the greatest number of first-time test takers took the bar NY
Statewide bar passage rate for first-time test takers 80.7%

 

Columbia University Law School  
Score 91
Peer assessment score (5.0 highest) 4.7
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (5.0 highest) 4.6
25th-75th percentile GPA scores for all students 3.6-3.81
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for all students 170-175
Overall acceptance rate 14.5%
Student/faculty ratio 10.1
Graduates employed at graduation 98.8%
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation 99.5%
School's bar passage rate for first-time test takers 96.7%
State where the greatest number of first-time test takers took the bar NY
Statewide bar passage rate for first-time test takers 80.7%

 

Cornell University Law School  
Score 78
Peer assessment score (5.0 highest) 4.2
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (5.0 highest) 4.3
25th-75th percentile GPA scores for all students 3.5-3.8
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for all students 165-168
Overall acceptance rate 21.4%
Student/faculty ratio 10.0
Graduates employed at graduation 96.8%
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation 98.4%
School's bar passage rate for first-time test takers 99.2%
State where the greatest number of first-time test takers took the bar NY
Statewide bar passage rate for first-time test takers 80.7%

 

Fordham University School of Law  
Score 62
Peer assessment score (5.0 highest) 3.3
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (5.0 highest) 3.3
25th-75th percentile GPA scores for all students 3.37-3.74
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for all students 162-167
Overall acceptance rate 21.5%
Student/faculty ratio 13.6
Graduates employed at graduation 85.3%
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation 95.1%
School's bar passage rate for first-time test takers 94.1%
State where the greatest number of first-time test takers took the bar NY
Statewide bar passage rate for first-time test takers 80.7%

 

Hofstra University School of Law  
Score 44
Peer assessment score (5.0 highest) 2.4
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (5.0 highest) 2.6
25th-75th percentile GPA scores for all students 3.27-3.7
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for all students 155-159
Overall acceptance rate 38.6%
Student/faculty ratio 15.4
Graduates employed at graduation N/A
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation 96.3%
School's bar passage rate for first-time test takers 86.5%
State where the greatest number of first-time test takers took the bar NY
Statewide bar passage rate for first-time test takers 80.7%

 

New York Law School  
Score N/A
Peer assessment score (5.0 highest) 2.3
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (5.0 highest) 2.3
25th-75th percentile GPA scores for all students 2.96-3.48
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for all students 152-157
Overall acceptance rate 53.6%
Student/faculty ratio 23.6
Graduates employed at graduation N/A
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation 92.6%
School's bar passage rate for first-time test takers 91.3%
State where the greatest number of first-time test takers took the bar NY
Statewide bar passage rate for first-time test takers 80.7%

 

New York University School of Law  
Score 87
Peer assessment score (5.0 highest) 4.5
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (5.0 highest) 4.4
25th-75th percentile GPA scores for all students 3.57-3.86
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for all students 169-173
Overall acceptance rate 22.6%
Student/faculty ratio 9.4
Graduates employed at graduation 99.0%
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation 99.2%
School's bar passage rate for first-time test takers 97.2%
State where the greatest number of first-time test takers took the bar NY
Statewide bar passage rate for first-time test takers 80.7%

 

Pace University Law School  
Score N/A
Peer assessment score (5.0 highest) 2.0
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (5.0 highest) 2.2
25th-75th percentile GPA scores for all students 3.15-3.6
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for all students 152-157
Overall acceptance rate 38.9%
Student/faculty ratio 12.7
Graduates employed at graduation N/A
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation 91.5%
School's bar passage rate for first-time test takers 83.3%
State where the greatest number of first-time test takers took the bar NY
Statewide bar passage rate for first-time test takers 80.7%

 

St. John's University School of Law  
Score 47
Peer assessment score (5.0 highest) 2.4
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (5.0 highest) 2.7
25th-75th percentile GPA scores for all students 3.16-3.73
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for all students 154-162
Overall acceptance rate 36.6%
Student/faculty ratio 14.6
Graduates employed at graduation 77.9%
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation 95.8%
School's bar passage rate for first-time test takers 90.6%
State where the greatest number of first-time test takers took the bar NY
Statewide bar passage rate for first-time test takers 80.7%

 

Syracuse University College of Law  
Score 44
Peer assessment score (5.0 highest) 2.4
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (5.0 highest) 2.8
25th-75th percentile GPA scores for all students 3.13-3.51
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for all students 153-157
Overall acceptance rate 38.1%
Student/faculty ratio 10.9
Graduates employed at graduation N/A
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation 95.4%
School's bar passage rate for first-time test takers 84.1%
State where the greatest number of first-time test takers took the bar NY
Statewide bar passage rate for first-time test takers 80.7%

 

Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center  
Score N/A
Peer assessment score (5.0 highest) 1.7
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (5.0 highest) 1.7
25th-75th percentile GPA scores for all students 2.86-3.39
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for all students 149-153
Overall acceptance rate 45.9%
Student/faculty ratio 15.9
Graduates employed at graduation N/A
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation 72.3%
School's bar passage rate for first-time test takers 79.0%
State where the greatest number of first-time test takers took the bar NY
Statewide bar passage rate for first-time test takers 80.7%

 

University at Buffalo--SUNY Law School  
Score N/A
Peer assessment score (5.0 highest) 2.4
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (5.0 highest) 2.4
25th-75th percentile GPA scores for all students 3.19-3.73
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for all students 153-159
Overall acceptance rate 32.2%
Student/faculty ratio 15.3
Graduates employed at graduation 75.6%
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation 91.2%
School's bar passage rate for first-time test takers 81.2%
State where the greatest number of first-time test takers took the bar NY
Statewide bar passage rate for first-time test takers 80.7%

 

Yeshiva University Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law  
Score 53
Peer assessment score (5.0 highest) 2.8
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (5.0 highest) 2.8
25th-75th percentile GPA scores for all students 3.37-3.73
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for all students 160-165
Overall acceptance rate 26.6%
Student/faculty ratio 15.6
Graduates employed at graduation 74.5%
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation 94.3%
School's bar passage rate for first-time test takers 92.0%
State where the greatest number of first-time test takers took the bar NY
Statewide bar passage rate for first-time test takers 80.7%

 

 

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