More Information

Class Fact Sheet

Fall 2016 Entering Class
Class Size 
Full-time Day199
Part-time Evening34
Diversity Statistics 
Minority Groups25%
Age Distribution 
Median Age22
Age Range
LSAT (All Programs) 
75 %ile160
25 %ile152
GPA (All Programs) 
75 %ile
25 %ile3.16

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 Sports Law
  • LL.M. in Transnational Legal Practice
  • LL.M. in U.S. Legal Studies

Bar Passage

St. John’s 82% (St. John's first-time takers, July 2015 NYS Bar Exam)

Student to Faculty Ratio

Student to Faculty Ratio 16 to 1

Career Development

Overall, the employment status of 247 of the 248 members of the Class of 2015 (99.6%) was ascertained by the Career Development Office. As of March 15, 2016, 227 of these graduates were employed, 19 were still seeking employment, and 1 was unemployed but had a deferred start date with an employer. The placement rate as of March 15, 2016, for all graduates from the Class of 2015 (227/248) was 92%.. 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
  • Criminal Defense Clinic
  • Domestic Violence Litigation Clinic
  • Economic Justice Clinic
  • Prosecution Clinic
  • Refugee and Immigrant Rights Litigation Clinic
  • Securities Arbitration Clinic

Honors Programs

  • Intellectual Property Honors Program
  • International Honors Program
  • St. Thomas More Scholars Program
  • Ron Brown Honors Program


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


  • Ronald H. Brown Center for Civil Rights
  • Hugh L. Carey Center for Dispute Resolution
  • Center for Bankruptcy Studies
  • Center for International and Comparative Law
  • Intellectual Property Center
  • Center for Labor and Employment Law
  • Center for Law and Religion
  • Public Interest Center
  • Writing Center


Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition Rates 2016–2017 Academic Year

Full-time $55,150

Part-time $41,370

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


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.


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

Download Fact Sheet