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New York Law School

New York Law School
57 Worth Street New York, NY 10013-2960
Admissions Phone: (212) 431-2888
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Admissions Information

Fall 2010 Admissions Information
Director of admissions William Perez
Application deadline 04/01
Full-time program application fee $65
Part-time program application fee $65
Besides the fall semester, can enter in N/A
Fall 2008 Admissions and Enrollment Statistics
Total number of full- and part-time applicants 5,606
Total number of full- and part-time acceptances 2,410
Overall acceptance rate 43.0%
Total number of full- and part-time first-year students enrolled 565
Number of full-time program applicants 4,721
Number of full-time program acceptances 2,148
Full-time acceptance rate 45.5%
Number of first-year full-time students enrolled 441
Number of part-time program applicants 885
Number of part-time program acceptances 262
Part-time acceptance rate 29.6%
Number of first-year part-time students enrolled 124
Fall 2008 GPA and LSAT Scores
25th-75th percentile GPA scores for all students 3.03-3.52
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for all students 151-157
25th-75th percentile undergraduate GPA for full-time students 3.05-3.52
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for full-time students 153-158
25th-75th percentile undergraduate GPA for part-time students 2.92-3.48
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for part-time students 149-154

Career Information

Bar Statistics (Winter and Summer 2007 administrations)
State where the greatest number of first-time test takers took the bar NY
School's bar passage rate for first-time test takers 86.3%
Statewide bar passage rate for first-time test takers 76.7%
Class of 2007 Graduates
Total graduates 378
Graduates employed at graduation N/A
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation 93.4%
Starting Salaries of 2007 Graduates Employed Full-time
25th percentile private sector starting salary $75,000
Median private sector starting salary $160,000
75th percentile private sector starting salary $160,000
Percent in the private sector who reported salary information 28%
Median public service starting salary $52,000
Areas of Legal Practice (Class of 2007)
Percent employed in academia 2.0%
Percent employed in business and industry 23.0%
Percent employed in government 13.0%
Percent employed in all judicial clerkships 3.0%
Percent employed in law firms 48.0%
Percent employed in public interest 5.0%
Percent employed in an unknown field 6.0%
Percent employed in a judicial clerkship by an Article III federal judge 1.0%
2007 Graduates Employment Location
Graduates employed in-state 82%
Graduates employed in foreign countries 2%
Number of states where graduates are employed 17
New England (CT, ME, MA, NH, RI, VT) 0.3%
Middle Atlantic (NY, NJ, PA) 90.1%
East North Central (IL, IN, MI, OH, WI) 1.8%
West North Central (IA, KS, MN, MO, NE, ND, SD) 0.6%
South Atlantic (DE, DC, FL, GA, MD, NC, SC, VA, WV) 3.3%
East South Central (AL, KY, MS, TN) 0.0%
West South Central (AR, LA, OK, TX) 0.9%
Pacific (AK, CA, HI, OR, WA) 1.5%
Mountain (AZ, CO, ID, MT, NV, NM, UT, WY) 0.0%
Employment location unknown 0.0%
Career Services
Career services operations: NYLS provides an array of student resources and services, including: individual counseling; recruitment programs and job fairs; the Career Services Alumni Mentor Program; Law Practice Options Series; Career Day; Networking Lunch Series; informational guides, books, and handouts; video library; equipment available for student use; reciprocity with other law schools
Job Type
Bar admission required or anticipated (e.g., attorney and corporate counsel positions, law clerks, judicial clerks) 71.0%
J.D. preferred, law degree enhances position (e.g., corporate contracts administrator, alternative dispute resolution specialist, government regulatory analyst, FBI special agent) 16.0%
Professional/other (jobs that require professional skills or training but for which a J.D. is neither preferred nor particularly applicable; e.g., accountant, teacher, business manager, nurse) 3.0%
Nonprofessional/other (job that does not require any professional skills or training or is taken on a temporary basis and not viewed as part of a career path) 4.0%


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