Consumer Information (ABA Required Disclosures)

St. John's University School of Law is approved by the Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar of the American Bar Association, 321 North Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60654, 312-988-6738.

For general student consumer information applicable to all University students, please see the St. John’s University Student Consumer Information page. This page contains consumer disclosures on such topics as FERPA, financial aid, accreditation, disability services, drug and alcohol policy, vaccinations policies, Clery Act (campus crime), and more.

In addition, the American Bar Association—the accrediting agency for law schools in the United States—requires publication, on a law school’s website, of various consumer information pursuant to Standard 509.

ABA Standard 509 SectionDescriptionDisclosure Location
(b)(1)Admissions DataABA Standard 509 Report
(b)(2)TuitionTuition and ABA Standard 509 Report
(b)(2)FeesTuition and ABA Standard 509 Report
(b)(2)Living CostsABA Standard 509 Report and
Cost of Attendance
(b)(2)Financial AidABA Standard 509 Report and Financial Aid
(b)(3)*Conditional Scholarship
Retention Data (Please see new retention policy below!)
ABA Standard 509 Report
(b)(4)Enrollment DataABA Standard 509 Report
(b)(4)Attrition RatesABA Standard 509 Report
(b)(5)Number of Full-Time FacultyABA Standard 509 Report
(b)(5)Number of Part-Time FacultyABA Standard 509 Report
(b)(5)Number of Professional LibrariansABA Standard 509 Report
(b)(5)Number of AdministratorsABA Standard 509 Report
(b)(6)Class Size: 1LABA Standard 509 Report
(b)(6)Class Size: Upper LevelABA Standard 509 Report
(b)(6)Number of SeminarsABA Standard 509 Report
(b)(6)Number of ClinicsABA Standard 509 Report
(b)(6)Number of Co-Curricular OfferingsABA Standard 509 Report
(b)(7)Employment OutcomesPlacement Data
(b)(8)Bar Passage DataBar Passage Data
(c)(1)Refund PoliciesBursar's Withdrawal and Refunds Policy
(c)(2)Curricular OfferingsStudent Handbook and Course Offerings
(c)(2)Academic CalendarAcademic Calendar
(c)(2)Academic RequirementsStudent Handbook
(c)(3)Transfer of Credit PolicyLaw School Transfer Admissions
(c)(3)(i)Criteria Used for Transfer CreditLaw School Transfer Admissions
(c)(3)(ii)List of Articulation AgreementsSt. John’s does not have any articulation agreements currently in effect with other schools.
(e)ABA Approval and Contact InformationJ.D. Program Information


Credit Hours Policy

Credit Hours Policy (PDF)

The American Bar Association and Department of Education require that schools adopt, publish, and enforce written policies on the determination of credit hours.