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Class Fact Sheet

Fall 2016 Entering Class
Class Size 
Total233
Full-time Day199
Part-time Evening34
Diversity Statistics 
Minority Groups25%
Women45%
Men
55%
Age Distribution 
Median Age22
Age Range
20-57
LSAT (All Programs) 
Median158
75 %ile160
25 %ile152
GPA (All Programs) 
Median3.56
75 %ile
3.72
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

Externships

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

Centers

  • Ronald H. Brown Center for Civil Rights
  • Hugh L. Carey Center for Dispute Resolution
  • Center for Bankruptcy Studies
  • Center for International and Comparative Law
  • Intelectuall 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.

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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