- Top-notch clinics and seminars
- Admissions places a strong emphasis on diversity
- Impressive loan repayment options for students interested in public interest
- New York is the place to be
- Firm and short deadline on scholarship offers may be disconcerting to some
- Not enough emphasis placed on the practical study of law
- Too many mixed reviews on employment options for a New York City school
- The New York City cost of living is high
The Bottom Line
- New York is a melting pot of different cultures and NYU Law reflects this reality through an admissions process that pays extra attention to groups under-represented in the legal profession. The school encourages these students to seek public interest careers and backs up their efforts with a robust Loan Repayment Assistance Program.
New York University School of Law is highly selective in its
admissions process. From an applicant pool of approximately 6,400
applicants, only 452 full-time students were enrolled into the
school's J.D. Program. The three-year law degree is open to
students who are at least 18 years old...