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Law Schools in New York

Are you are looking to go to one of the law schools in New York? There are 15 ABA accredited law schools in New York.

The highest ranked law school in New York is Columbia University, which was ranked 8 by US News in 2024. The school has an LSAT median of 173 and a GPA median of 3.9.

The best law school in New York depends on what you're looking for. Every law school is different, just like every person is different.

Other schools in New York include NYU Law School, Cornell Law School, Fordham Law School, Cardozo School of Law, St. John's Law School, University at Buffalo Law School, Brooklyn Law School, Albany Law School, Syracuse Law School, New York Law School, Hofstra Law School, Pace Law School, CUNY Law School, Touro Law School. If you want to go to law school in New York, you should consider these schools.

ABA accredited law schools in New York

  1. Columbia Law School
  2. NYU Law School
  3. Cornell Law School
  4. Fordham Law School
  5. Cardozo School of Law
  6. St. John's Law School
  7. University at Buffalo Law School
  8. Brooklyn Law School
  9. Albany Law School
  10. Syracuse Law School
  11. New York Law School
  12. Hofstra Law School
  13. Pace Law School
  14. CUNY Law School
  15. Touro Law School

You can also check out law schools in the states that border New York: Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont.

Detailed information on New York law schools

Columbia Law School

New York City, New York
Rank 8 (US News 2024)
  • Ranked: 8 by US News in 2024.
  • LSAT percentiles (25/50/75): 169/173/175
  • GPA percentiles (25/50/75): 3.81/3.9/3.97
  • Acceptance rate: 12.2
  • Bar passage rate: 93.7

NYU Law School

New York City, New York
Rank 9 (US News 2024)
  • Ranked: 9 by US News in 2024.
  • LSAT percentiles (25/50/75): 168/172/174
  • GPA percentiles (25/50/75): 3.77/3.9/3.96
  • Acceptance rate: 16.8
  • Bar passage rate: 94.9

Cornell Law School

Ithaca, New York
Rank 14 (US News 2024)
  • Ranked: 14 by US News in 2024.
  • LSAT percentiles (25/50/75): 169/172/175
  • GPA percentiles (25/50/75): 3.78/3.9/3.97
  • Acceptance rate: 19.3
  • Bar passage rate: 90.3

Fordham Law School

Bronx, New York
Rank 33 (US News 2024)
  • Ranked: 33 by US News in 2024.
  • LSAT percentiles (25/50/75): 164/167/169
  • GPA percentiles (25/50/75): 3.57/3.75/3.84
  • Acceptance rate: 21.1
  • Bar passage rate: 90.7

Cardozo School of Law

New York City, New York
Rank 61 (US News 2024)
  • Ranked: 61 by US News in 2024.
  • LSAT percentiles (25/50/75): 160/164/166
  • GPA percentiles (25/50/75): 3.55/3.79/3.88
  • Acceptance rate: 37.6
  • Bar passage rate: 83.5

St. John's Law School

Queens, New York
Rank 68 (US News 2024)
  • Ranked: 68 by US News in 2024.
  • LSAT percentiles (25/50/75): 155/162/164
  • GPA percentiles (25/50/75): 3.42/3.71/3.87
  • Acceptance rate: 41.5
  • Bar passage rate: 85.5

University at Buffalo Law School

Buffalo, New York
Rank 108 (US News 2024)
  • Ranked: 108 by US News in 2024.
  • LSAT percentiles (25/50/75): 153/156/159
  • GPA percentiles (25/50/75): 3.48/3.72/3.89
  • Acceptance rate: 41.1
  • Bar passage rate: 75.2

Brooklyn Law School

Brooklyn, New York
Rank 114 (US News 2024)
  • Ranked: 114 by US News in 2024.
  • LSAT percentiles (25/50/75): 157/160/162
  • GPA percentiles (25/50/75): 3.35/3.56/3.7
  • Acceptance rate: 50.0
  • Bar passage rate: 76.4

Albany Law School

Albany, New York
Rank 117 (US News 2024)
  • Ranked: 117 by US News in 2024.
  • LSAT percentiles (25/50/75): 152/155/157
  • GPA percentiles (25/50/75): 3.22/3.47/3.68
  • Acceptance rate: 54.9
  • Bar passage rate: 70.8

Syracuse Law School

Syracuse, New York
Rank 120 (US News 2024)
  • Ranked: 120 by US News in 2024.
  • LSAT percentiles (25/50/75): 154/157/160
  • GPA percentiles (25/50/75): 3.1/3.58/3.8
  • Acceptance rate: 42.6
  • Bar passage rate: 70.1

New York Law School

New York City, New York
Rank 127 (US News 2024)
  • Ranked: 127 by US News in 2024.
  • LSAT percentiles (25/50/75): 153/156/158
  • GPA percentiles (25/50/75): 3.29/3.51/3.72
  • Acceptance rate: 53.1
  • Bar passage rate: 72.5

Hofstra Law School

Hempstead, New York
Rank 130 (US News 2024)
  • Ranked: 130 by US News in 2024.
  • LSAT percentiles (25/50/75): 150/156/159
  • GPA percentiles (25/50/75): 3.3/3.59/3.82
  • Acceptance rate: 50.4
  • Bar passage rate: 69.4

Pace Law School

White Plains, New York
Rank 136 (US News 2024)
  • Ranked: 136 by US News in 2024.
  • LSAT percentiles (25/50/75): 150/152/155
  • GPA percentiles (25/50/75): 3.2/3.47/3.69
  • Acceptance rate: 53.3
  • Bar passage rate: 62.9

CUNY Law School

Queens, New York
Rank 150 (US News 2024)
  • Ranked: 150 by US News in 2024.
  • LSAT percentiles (25/50/75): 150/153/157
  • GPA percentiles (25/50/75): 3.12/3.45/3.73
  • Acceptance rate: 39.9
  • Bar passage rate: 74.6

Touro Law School

Central Islip, New York
Rank 168 (US News 2024)
  • Ranked: 168 by US News in 2024.
  • LSAT percentiles (25/50/75): 149/151/154
  • GPA percentiles (25/50/75): 2.85/3.22/3.47
  • Acceptance rate: 50.5
  • Bar passage rate: 59.7

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