Quick Facts

Fall 2018 Entering Class
(as of 10/5/2018)

Class Size 
Full-time 230
Part-time 2
Diversity Statistics 
Minority Groups28%
Age Distribution 
Median Age22
Age Range20-50
LSAT (All Programs) 
75 %ile161
25 %ile153
GPA (All Programs) 
75 %ile3.76
25 %ile3.34

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./M.P.A.
  • J.D./B.S./B.A.
  • LL.M. in Bankruptcy
  • LL.M. in Transnational Legal Practice
  • LL.M. in U.S. Legal Studies

Student to Faculty Ratio

Student to Faculty Ratio 8:1

Career Development

Overall, the employment status of 100% of the Class of 2016 (244/244) was ascertained by the Career Development Office. As of March 15, 2017, 224 of these graduates were employed, 19 were still seeking employment, and 1 was pursuing a graduate degree. The placement rate as of March 15, 2017, for all graduates from the Class of 2016 (224/244) 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
  • Mattone Family Institute for Real Estate Honors Program 
  • St. Thomas More Scholars Program
  • Ron Brown 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
  • Center for Trial and Appellate Advocacy
  • Intellectual Property Center
  • Mattone Family Institute for Real Estate Law
  • Center for Labor and Employment Law
  • Center for Law and Religion
  • Public Interest Center
  • Writing Center

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition Rates 2018–2019 Academic Year

Full-time $59,080

Part-time $44,820

St. John’s School of Law offers a wide range of merit 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 March 15 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.

Contact Us

St. John’s University School of Law
Office of Admissions
8000 Utopia Parkway
Queens, NY 11439
[email protected]