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J.D. Admissions

Our J.D. Program

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%!+)

Faculty Who Prepare You For the Profession

  • 19 clinics and centers and dozens of externships providing hands-on experience
  • Individualized, proactive, integrated approach to career development that ensures that every student has a customized plan for success
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Visit Campus

Visit us and learn more about the law school.

About Our Program

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Why St. John's

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.

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Our Culture

Our welcoming, open culture defines us and sets us apart. We cultivate a campus atmosphere where mutual respect is paramount. 

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Gain Skills & Knowledge

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.

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Your Career Path

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. 

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Legal Skills Training

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.

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The School of Law is located in a quiet, safe, inexpensive and suburban neighborhood in Queens, about 12 miles from Manhattan.

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A Network of Loyal Alumni

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.

Contact Us

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]