Best Law Schools in New York

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%