St. John's University School of Law

St. John's University School of Law is a law school in Queens, New York City, affiliated with St. John's University. According to the 2008 U.S. News rankings, St. John's is ranked 70th among the top 100 law schools in the nation. St. John's School of Law ranked 4th among New York State law schools in the percentage of first-time test takers who passed the 2005 bar examination. Ninety-one percent of first-time takers from St. John?s passed the July 2006 bar exam. The overall passing rate for first-time takers in New York State was 79%.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Contact Website (Website) http://www.law.stjohns.edu
Admissions Dean (Admissions Dean) lawinfo@stjohns.edu
Location (Location) Queens, NY
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Quick Facts

Founded : 1925
ABA Accredited : Yes
AALS Member : Yes

Rankings

US News Week : 107
Vault Top 25 : N/A
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Median LSAT : 158
Median GPA : 3.44
Acceptance Rate : 48%


St. John's Law School Admissions

St. John's Law School is considered a Competitive law school, which accepts only 48% of its applicants. Comparatively, Stjohns is Significantly Higher than the average cost for law school.

  Applications Offers Matriculated
Class of 2018 3001 1440 (47.98%) 264 (8.8%)
  25% Median 75%
GPA 3.13 3.44 3.66
LSAT 153 158 161

Tuition And Financial AID

  In-State Resident Non-Resident
Full Time $48,070 $48,070
Part Time $36,060 $36,060
Living Expenses  
Living on-campus: $25,540
Living off-campus: $24,585
Living at home: $10,982

Important Dates

Early Decision 1 : N/A
Early Decision 2 : N/A
Regular Decision : 04/01
Application Fee : $60

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St. John's Law School Community

St. John's Law School is considered to have a Somewhat Favorable student to faculty ratio. The average class size for 1L sections is approximately Average compared to other law schools. Student diversity at Stjohns is Below Average.

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FACULTY STATISTICS

  • Full Time : 47
  • Part Time : 79

FACULTY

  • # Female Faculty : 23
  • # Minority Faculty : 10

RATIO

16.5 Students

1 Faculty

HOUSING OPTIONS

  • On Campus Housing : Yes
  • Graduate Housing : Yes
  • Law Specific Housing : Yes

St. John's Law School Curriculum

The size of 1L sections affects the quality and consistency of teaching in law schools. Generally with smaller 1L section sizes, students receive more individualized attention. St. John's University 1L section size is 11% larger than law schools in New York and 16% larger than all Private law schools.

1L Section Size Comparison

St. John's Law School: 80
New York Average: 71
Private School Average: 67
  • Positions Available in Advanced Courses
  • Simulation Courses : 1168
  • Faculty Supervised Clinics : 247
  • Students Involved in Advanced Activities
  • Field Placements : 214
  • Law Journals : 332
  • Moot Court/Mock Trials : 168

Attrition Rates

  • First Year : 7.8%
  • Second Year : 1.5%
  • Third Year : 0.7%
  • Fourth Year : 0.0%

St. John's Law School Employment

Deciding to attend law school requires a large financial investment with the goal of securing employment upon graduation. The St. John's University class of 2013 had an employment rate of 78% with 1% pursuing an additional degree.

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In 2013, 97.8%% of students reported their employment status 9-months after graduation.

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Type of Employment

  • Law Firms: 55.0%
  • Business: 20.0%
  • Government: 14.0%
  • Public Interest: 3.0%
  • Academia: 3.0%
  • New York: 92%
  • New Jersey: 3%
  • Unknown: 1%

Bar Passage Rates

  • Reporting: 97.8%
  • First Time Takers: 273
  • Average School: 84.6%
  • Average State: 85.0%
  • Pass Difference: -0.4%

Top Bar Jurisdiction

  • New York : 85.0%
  • Passed : 226 of 267 (84.6%)
  • State Average : 85.0%
  • Difference : -0.4%
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