Facts and Stats
New York Law School students are smart, hardworking, and diverse individuals with the drive and determination to become tomorrow’s leaders and make a difference in the world.
2021 Entering Class Profile
(As of September 17, 2021)
Applications and Admission
75th percentile: 157
25th percentile: 152
75th percentile: 3.69
25th percentile: 3.25
187 Colleges and Universities Represented
81 percent First Generation Professionals
24 percent First Generation College Students
34 States and the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico
26 Languages Spoken
Class of 2020 Employment Data
Ten months after graduation*:
78.4 percent of the Class of 2020 was employed.
70.6 percent of the Class of 2020 held “Gold Standard” jobs.
*COVID-19 had a disproportionate impact on the NY Metro job market in the last three quarters of 2020 and early 2021. The impact was exacerbated by delays in bar admission, which further slowed hiring. Class of 2019, at the 10-month reporting deadline, saw 91 percent employed with 88 percent in gold standard jobs
12 months after graduation:
86 percent of the Class of 2020 was employed.
80 percent of the Class of 2020 held “Gold Standard” jobs.