St. John’s was above the statewide average for bar passage in 2017 for first-time takers in July and has the highest 2-year bar passage rate of any law school in New York City. (96%!+)
One of only three schools in New York City to achieve 90%+ overall employment and 80%+ FT/LT/Bar/JD* employment for each of the past three years. (along with Columbia and NYU)
At St. John's, you have endless opportunities to discover what inspires you.
This guide is intended to provide students with a series of well-trod pathways to the profession. It brings together the courses, experiential learning opportunities, and networking resources they will need to be profession-ready and succeed in their job searches in common pathways.
Tuition for students enrolled at St. John's University School of Law for the 2018-2019 academic year is $59,080 for the full-time program and $44,320 for the part-time program.
Since opening our doors almost a century ago, St. John’s Law has built and sustained a law school culture that reflects and values diversity in all its forms.
Since its founding in 1925, St. John’s Law School has been committed to providing a legal education to a diverse population of students.
Congratulations on your admission to St. John’s School of Law!
Visit us and learn more about the law school.
As you consider your legal education and career options, we encourage you to explore the wealth of opportunities available to you at St. John's School of Law. Visit the school, attend an Information Session, take a virtual tour, watch a first year class, view success stories of students, faculty and alumni.
Our welcoming, open culture defines us and sets us apart. We cultivate a campus atmosphere where mutual respect is paramount.
From day one at St. John’s Law, you’ll learn the fundamentals of legal analysis and you’ll gain the practical, hands-on experience you’ll need to be practice-ready at graduation.
Your education at the Law School will set in motion a life in the law that should be dynamic and sustaining for years to come. If our past graduates are any measure, your options will be limited only by your aspirations.
Training in essential legal skills is critically important to any career path you choose. At St. John's, we emphasize legal writing for all students and student-run journals provide avenues for publication. Students can also build advocacy skills through our mock trial and moot court teams. Our student writers and advocates have an excellent track record in national and international competitions, signaling the strength of their legal skills.
The School of Law is located in a quiet, safe, inexpensive and suburban neighborhood in Queens, about 12 miles from Manhattan.
Imagine having access to thousands of attorneys who are ready, willing, and able to help you chart your path to a rewarding career. At St. John's Law, that's exactly what you’ll get.
J.D. Admissions Office
St. John's University School of Law
Belson and Finley Halls Room 3-37
8000 Utopia Parkway
Queens, NY 11439
Phone: 718-990-6474 Fax: 718-990-2526 [email protected]