New York University School of Law Overview

Founded in 1835, New York University School of Law is a Private (not-for-profit) located in New York, NY. New York University School of Law is ranked 12nd in Best Law Schools, 8th in Highest LSAT Scores, 2nd in Expensive Law School Tuition, 2nd in Largest Law Schools. Next statements briefly introduces New York University School of Law with key academic facts.
  • The average LSAT Score of enrolled students at New York University School of Law is 170 where the average LSAT score of all law schools is 156.
  • The average GPA of enrolled students at New York University School of Law is 3.8 where the average GPA score of all law schools is 3.47.
  • The law school tuition at New York University School of Law is $68,712 where the average law school tuition is $43,395.
  • The acceptance rate at New York University School of Law is 21.60% where the average acceptance rate of all law school is 45.03%.
  • Total 2,190 law school students have enrolled to New York University School of Law.
  • The bar exam pass rate (for first-time exam takers) at New York University School of Law is 95.96% where the average bar exam pass rate of all law school is 77.62%.

2020 Tuition & Fees

The 2020 law school tuition at New York University School of Law is $68,712. The law school tuition has increased by 3.79% from last year. The 2020 undergraduate tuition & fees at is $54,880. The graduate schools tuition & fees other than law school is $36,892.
The average living costs including room & board and other expenses is $21,442 when a student lives on campus facilities (i.e. dormitory / school owned apartment) and $21,442 when a student lives off campus.

New York University School of Law 2020 Tuition & other Costs Table

New York University School of Law 2020 Tuition & Fees
20192020
Law School Tuition & Fees$66,204$68,712
Undergraduate Program$51,828$53,308
Graduate Program$45,426$35,562
On-campus Living Costs$20,914$21,442
Off-campus Living Costs$20,914$21,442

2020 LSAT & GPA Scores

The 2020 average LSAT score of New York University School of Law is 170. Compare to the average LSAT of all law schools, the LSAT score of New York University School of Law is average (the average is 156).
The average GPA is 3.8 and it is average compare to other law schools (the average is 3.47).

2020 Law School Admission Scores Table

New York University School of Law 2020 LSAT and GPA
20192020
LSAT
75th Percentile172172
50th Percentile170170
25th Percentile167167
GPA
75th Percentile3.93.89
50th Percentile3.793.8
25th Percentile3.613.63

2020 Acceptance Rate & Yield

The 2020 acceptance rate at New York University School of Law is 21.60% where 7,959 applicants have applied to and 1,719 students have accepted to admit. The acceptance rate at New York University School of Law is lower (difficult to get in) compared to other law schools in united states (the average acceptance rate is 45.03%).
The Yield, also known as enrollment rate, is 24.20% where 416 students finally enrolled out of 1,719 admitted students. The yield New York University School of Law is lower (admitted, but not enrolled) compared to other law schools (the average yield is 45.03%).

New York University School of Law2020 Admission Statistics Table

New York University School of Law 2020 Acceptance Rate and Yield
20192020
Applicants7,4937,959
Admitted1,7661,719
Enrolled413416
Acceptance Rate23.57%21.60%
Yield23.39%24.20%

2020 Law School Enrollment

For academic year 2019-2020, total 2,190 law school students have enrolled to New York University School of Law. 1,379 students have enrolled in JD (Juris Doctor degree) program and 811 students enrolled in Non-JD program. For Non-JD program students, 201 students have enrolled through distance learning.
427 first-time students have enrolled in New York University School of Law. By gender, 211 male , 212 female, and 4 other/unknown gender first-time students newly enrolled in New York University School of Law. With 11 pre-admitted students, there are 427 first-time law school Students at New York University School of Law.

New York University School of Law2020 Student Population Table

Total EnrollmentFirst-time Students
2020 Student Population at New York University School of Law
20192020
Total Enrollment2,1952,190
JD Enrollment1,3801,379
Non-JD Enrollment815811
Non-JD Enrollment (Online)199201
2020 First-year Student Population New York University School of Law
20192020
Total425427
Men202211
Women221212
Other24

Bar Exam Pass Rate

For the first time bar exam takers at New York University School of Law, the bar exam pass rate is 95.96% - 470 students have taken and 451 students have passed the exam. The pass rate is higher than New York average bar exam pass rate (82.48%).

New York University School of Law Graduation and Bar Exam Information Table

2020 Bar Exam Pass Rate at New York University School of Law
20192020
Number of Graduates458476
First-Time Bar Exam Takers Total454470
New Graduates442453
Prior Year Graduates128
Early Exam Takers09
No Exam Takers1619
Exam Passer442451
Exam Pass Rate97.35%95.96%
New York Pass Rate79.41%82.48%
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