Class Fact Sheet

Fall 2015 Entering Class
Class Size 
Total226
Full-time Day197
Part-time Evening29
Diversity Statistics 
Minority Groups28%
Women48%
Men
52%
Age Distribution 
Median Age22
Age Range
19-56
LSAT (All Programs) 
Median158
75 %ile159
25 %ile154
GPA (All Programs) 
Median3.54
75 %ile
3.73
25 %ile3.25

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 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, 257 of the 257 members of the Class of 2014 (100.0%) was ascertained by the Career Development Office. As of March 15, 2015, 231 of these graduates were employed, 1 was not seeking employment, 20 were still seeking employment, 3 were pursuing a graduate degree full-time, and 2 were unemployed but had deferred start dates with employers. The placement rate as of March 15, 2015, for all graduates from the Class of 2014 (231/257) was 90%. 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

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 Center for Advocacy and Dispute Resolution
  • Center for Bankruptcy Studies
  • Center for International and Comparative Law
  • Center for Labor and Employment Law
  • Center for Law and Religion
  • Public Interest Center
  • Writing Center

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition Rates 2015–2016 Academic Year

Full-time $53,290

Part-time $39,970

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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