Class Fact Sheet

Fall 2013 Entering Class
Class Size 
Total263
Full-time Day222
Part-time Evening41
Diversity Statistics 
Minority Groups33%
Women49%
Men
51%
Age Distribution 
Median Age23
Age Range
20-35
LSAT (All Programs) 
Median156
75 %ile158
25 %ile152
GPA (All Programs) 
Median3.39
75 %ile
3.62
25 %ile3.17

Degree Programs

  • J.D. (full-time three year program; part-time four year program)
  • J.D./M.B.A.
  • J.D./M.A.
  • J.D./B.S./B.A.
  • LL.M. in Bankruptcy
  • LL.M. in International and Comparative Sports Law
  • LL.M. in Transnational Legal Practice
  • LL.M. in U.S. Legal Studies

Bar Passage

St. John’s 83%
Student to Faculty Ratio
Student to Faculty Ratio 15 to 1

Career Development

Overall, 275 of the 281 members of the Class of 2012 (97.9%) reported their employment status to the Career Development Office. As of February 15, 2013, 220 of these graduates were employed, 2 were not seeking employment, 45 were still seeking employment, 3 were pursuing a graduate degree full-time, and 5 were unemployed but had deferred start dates with employers. The placement rate as of February 15, 2013, for all graduates from the Class of 2012 (220/281) was 78.3%. When full-time degree seekers and graduates not seeking employment are removed from the denominator, and graduates with deferred start dates are added to the numerator, our placement rate for the Class of 2012 (225/276) was 81.5%. View additional placement data.

Clinical and Externship Programs

  • Bankruptcy Advocacy Clinic
  • Bread and Life: Immigration Clinic
  • Child Advocacy Clinic
  • Consumer Justice for the Elderly: Litigation Clinic
  • Consumer Protection Clinic
  • Criminal Defense Clinic
  • Domestic Violence
  • Litigation Clinic
  • Economic Justice Clinic
  • Immigrant Social Justice Clinic: Housing and Employment
  • Kinship Caregiver Law Clinic
  • Prosecution Clinic
  • Refugee and Immigrant Rights
  • Litigation Clinic
  • Securities Arbitration Clinic

Externships

Numerous placement opportunities for academic credit with government agencies, non-profit organizations, law firms and corporations.

Centers

  • The Ronald H. Brown Center for Civil Rights and
  • Economic Development
  • The Hugh L. Carey Center for Dispute Resolution
  • Center for Bankruptcy Studies
  • Center for International and Comparative Law
  • Center for Labor and Employment Law
  • Center for Law and Religion
  • Center for Professional Skills
  • Public Interest Center
  • Writing Center

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition Rates 2013–2014 Academic Year

Full-time $49,750

Part-time $37,320

St. John’s School of Law offers a wide range of merit and need-based scholarships.

Housing

University housing is available to law students and assistance is provided in locating area housing.

Application Deadline

Applicants to the fall semester should submit application materials before April 1 to receive priority consideration.

Location

St. John’s is situated on almost 100 rolling acres in a residential part of Queens. The campus boasts a spectacular view of the Manhattan skyline. For more information, contact:

St. John’s University School of Law
Office of Admissions
8000 Utopia Parkway
Queens, NY 11439
718-990-6474

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