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New York Law School

Rank 129 (USNWR 2022)
Median LSAT
Median GPA
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Also known as

  • New York Law School
  • NYLS

New York Law School is a law school located in New York City, New York. The school was ranked 129 in 2022 by USNWR. Annual enrollment for New York Law School is approximately 413.

Admissions website: https://www.nyls.edu/admissions/

Admissions email: admissions@nyls.edu

Admissions phone: 212.431.2888

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New York Law School Key Statistics

Previous year ABA 509 data
Percentiles 25 50 75
LSAT 152 155 157
GPA 3.25 3.49 3.69
Miscellaneous Count Percentile
# Applications 3357 79
# Admissions offers 1629 -
Class size 413 95
% Accepted 48.5% 34
% Yield 24.9% 22

During the 2022 application cycle, 3,357 people applied and 1,629 were offered admission.

New York Law School has a 1L class size of 413, and yield of 24.92%. 406 out of 1,629 applicants who were offered admission accepted, meaning that 24.92% of the people who were offered admission ended up attending the school.

The 1L class at New York Law School has a median LSAT of 155. The 25th percentile LSAT is 152 and the 75th percentile LSAT is 157.

The median GPA is 3.49. The 25th percentile GPA is 3.25 and the 75th percentile GPA is 3.69.

New York Law School LSAT & GPA graph for 2021-2022

LSD has stats for 223 applicants for the 2021-2022 application cycle.

The graphs show applicant results plotted against GPA and LSAT. The dotted lines on the graphs represent the 25/50/75th percentiles reported by the school in their ABA 509 report from the previous year.

Each data point represents an LSD user that shared their application results for the benefit of future applicants.

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25th, 50th, 75th refer to percentiles from last year's admitted class
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How much does New York Law School cost per year?

73rd percentile
Grads with debt
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Salary, 25th %
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Cost of attending New York Law School

In 2022, tuition was $57,694 and the annual cost of attending was $87,045 (tuition plus living expenses).

Cost of Attendance (CoA) is the estimated total amount you will have to spend every year to go to school. Unlike tuition, CoA includes expenses like rent, food, and insurance.

New York Law School employment outcomes

JD graduates from New York Law School make $190,000 (median) upon graduation if they work in the private sector. If they go into the public sector, a grad can expect to make $67,833.

45.0% of law graduates from New York Law School go directly to work for law firms, while 8.0% clerk for a judge. 8.4% of graduates go into public interest.

78.8% of New York Law School graduates pass the bar on their first try.

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Some interesting facts about New York Law School

Founded in 1891, New York Law School (NYLS) is an independent law school located in the heart of New York City’s legal, government, financial, and emerging tech centers. Known as “New York’s law school,” NYLS embraces the city as its classroom by complementing a rigorous legal education with an innovative and diverse set of “uniquely New York” experiential learning opportunities. Since opening its doors nearly 125 years ago, the Law School has produced graduates who have gone on to hold high elected and appointed office in the city, lead large and small firms, and gain broad recognition as captains of business and industry. The Law School’s renowned faculty of prolific scholars has built its strength in such areas as constitutional law, civil and human rights, business and finance law, media and information law, tax law, real estate, and a number of interdisciplinary fields. The Law School is fully accredited by the American Bar Association and is a member of the Association of American Law Schools.

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Just got my email with scholarship info
Congratulations BlackTenseRice!
@BlackTenseRice: did they tell you when the first deposit date is?
Congratulations btw!!!
Hey guys, decided to create a discord since there does not seem to be one, for admitted students https://discord.gg/fDMUp4JV
Thank you guys!!
and yes the first deposit date is 4/30
thanks! i'm curious if those who applied in feb will hear back after the first deposit date
i sure hope so
We shouldn't join the discord unless admitted right
You can join, but after the deposit deadline, I will start removing people who are not admitted or did not deposit
I read on Reddit that there was a coffee with the deans call and right now Dec applications are being reviewed. Feb applicants are gonna hear back in mid April
thank you princess
Hey guys have a new admitted students discord link which won’t expire, https://discord.gg/28KvKznnb6, come join us.
did anybody apply to the JD MBA program
Status updated today to in review!
anyone else still in review from February ?
ASD is this weekend and we still haven't heard back?
January 26th, here
In review since 2/16. They said we should hear back this week when I spoke to them last
has anyone else tried to reach out to the admissions team to ask about their decisions?
@im-bad: i am
147 / 3.5 still waiting from Feb also .... Am I doomed?
got WL on Saturday, applied 3/1
Has anyone who applied for the PT program between Jan-March heard back?
I did. I got WL
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