Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center

Admissions: Touro College (Fuchsberg)

Fall 2009 Admissions and Enrollment Statistics
Total number of full- and part-time applicants 2,095
Total number of full- and part-time acceptances 962
Overall acceptance rate 45.9%
Total number of full- and part-time first-year students enrolled 315
Number of full-time program applicants 1,610
Number of full-time program acceptances 793
Full-time acceptance rate 49.3%
Number of first-year full-time students enrolled 234
Number of part-time program applicants 485
Number of part-time program acceptances 169
Part-time acceptance rate 34.8%
Number of first-year part-time students enrolled 81
Fall 2009 GPA and LSAT Scores
25th-75th percentile GPA scores for all students 2.86-3.39
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for all students 149-153
25th-75th percentile undergraduate GPA for full-time students 2.88-3.41
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for full-time students 149-153
25th-75th percentile undergraduate GPA for part-time students 2.81-3.33
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for part-time students 149-152

Careers: Touro College (Fuchsberg)

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 79.0%
Statewide bar passage rate for first-time test takers 80.7%
Class of 2008 Graduates
Total graduates 200
Graduates employed at graduation N/A
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation 72.3%
Starting Salaries of 2008 Graduates Employed Full-time
25th percentile private sector starting salary $51,250
Median private sector starting salary $57,500
75th percentile private sector starting salary $66,500
Percent in the private sector who reported salary information 15%
Median public service starting salary $47,500
Areas of Legal Practice (Class of 2008)
Percent employed in academia 1.0%
Percent employed in business and industry 14.0%
Percent employed in government 19.0%
Percent employed in all judicial clerkships 5.0%
Percent employed in law firms 58.0%
Percent employed in public interest 3.0%
Percent employed in an unknown field 0.0%
Percent employed in a judicial clerkship by an Article III federal judge 0.0%
2008 Graduates Employment Location
Graduates employed in-state 90%
Graduates employed in foreign countries 0%
Number of states where graduates are employed 5
New England (CT, ME, MA, NH, RI, VT) 0.0%
Middle Atlantic (NY, NJ, PA) 96.0%
East North Central (IL, IN, MI, OH, WI) 1.0%
West North Central (IA, KS, MN, MO, NE, ND, SD) 0.0%
South Atlantic (DE, DC, FL, GA, MD, NC, SC, VA, WV) 2.0%
East South Central (AL, KY, MS, TN) 0.0%
West South Central (AR, LA, OK, TX) 0.0%
Pacific (AK, CA, HI, OR, WA) 1.0%
Mountain (AZ, CO, ID, MT, NV, NM, UT, WY) 0.0%
Employment location unknown 0.0%
Career Services
(Data appear as originally submitted by this school)
Career services operations Touro’s Career Services Office has six professional and two support staff members. CSO assists students with resumes, cover letters and prepares students for interviews with employers. CSO conducts many programs to assist students with employment opportunities. Graduates have lifetime privileges. Touro’s CSO has its own blog: http://tourolawcso.blogspot.com
Job Type
Bar admission required or anticipated (e.g., attorney and corporate counsel positions, law clerks, judicial clerks) 88.0%
J.D. preferred, law degree enhances position (e.g., corporate contracts administrator, alternative dispute resolution specialist, government regulatory analyst, FBI special agent) 7.0%
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) 5.0%
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) 0.0%