CUNY School of Law: Statistics

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#5434 of 14,131 In the World
#1496 of 2,597 In North America
#1414 of 2,496 In the United States
#128 of 221 In New York State
#47 of 92 In New York City
#502 of 1,052 For Law Enforcement

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
35%
Graduates
677
Male:Female Ratio
37:63
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
www.law.cuny.edu

CUNY School of Law Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

45 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

627 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 306 (45%)
Hispanic 180 (27%)
Asian 77 (11%)
Black or African American 70 (10%)
Two or more races 21 (3%)
Nonresident Alien 19 (3%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 3 (0.4%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 1 (0.1%)

CUNY School of Law Majors

Major Doctoral
Law 149
Grand Total 149

Publications & Citations

Publications
297
Citations
428

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
266 / 327
Political Science
155 / 112
Law
148 / 98
Sociology
71 / 158
Psychology
56 / 49
Criminology and Criminal Justice
48 / 167
Business
48 / 87
Sexology
32 / 30
Public Policy / Administration
28 / 21
Law Enforcement
25 / 157
Economics
25 / 80
Gender Studies
24 / 29
Communications and Public Relations
23 / 33
Human Rights Law
18 / 7
International Law
17 / 10
Art & Design
16 / 6
Social Psychology
14 / 4
Creative Writing
12 / 5
Mathematics
12 / 1
Medicine
11 / 39
Finance
8 / 65
Actuarial Science
7 / 0
Development Studies
6 / 2
Demography
6 / 13
Political Economy
6 / 15
Environmental Science
6 / 11
Health Science
5 / 39
Negotiation and Conflict Resolution
5 / 1
Math Teachers
5 / 1
Environmental Management
4 / 2
Journalism and Digital Media
4 / 2
Computer Science
4 / 3
Education Majors
4 / 3
Literature
3 / 1
Special Education
3 / 0
International Business
3 / 0
Media Studies
3 / 1
Nursing
3 / 38
Social Work
3 / 11
Aesthetics
2 / 1

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1999 3 1
2000 3 2
2001 5 1
2002 3 2
2003 2 9
2004 8 3
2005 6 16
2006 17 10
2007 21 13
2008 17 20
2009 21 28
2010 27 59
2011 18 38
2012 15 20
2013 20 45
2014 22 47
2015 25 44
2016 17 37
2017 8 30
2018 16 14
2019 25 29
2020 15 32
2021 9 26

Notable alumni

  1. Iyanla Vanzant

    Iyanla Vanzant
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1953-.. (age 69)
    Occupations
    motivational speakerwriter
    Biography

    Iyanla Vanzant is an American inspirational speaker, lawyer, New Thought spiritual teacher, author, life coach, and television personality. She is known primarily for her books, her eponymous talk show, and her appearances on The Oprah Winfrey Show. She can currently be seen on television as the host of Iyanla: Fix My Life, on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network.

  2. Catalina Cruz

    Catalina Cruz
    Born in
    Colombia Flag Colombia
    Years
    1983-.. (age 39)
    Enrolled in the CUNY School of Law
    2006-2009 graduated with Juris Doctor
    Occupations
    lawyerpolitical activistpolitician
    Biography

    Catalina Cruz is a Colombian-American attorney from the borough of Queens in New York City. A member of the Democratic Party and former undocumented immigrant (DREAMer), Cruz has worked as an advocate for immigration rights, including as Director of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's 2016 Exploited Task Force. Cruz was elected as the Democratic candidate in the Fall 2018 election for the 39th district of the New York State Assembly, representing Corona, Elmhurst, and Jackson Heights, Queens.

  3. Daniel J. O'Donnell

    Daniel J. O'Donnell
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1960-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Daniel J. O'Donnell is an American politician from the state of New York. A Democrat, he is a member of the New York State Assembly. O'Donnell represents the 69th district in Manhattan, made up of the neighborhoods of Manhattan Valley, Morningside Heights, and portions of the Upper West Side and West Harlem. He is the older brother to Rosie O'Donnell.

  4. Eva Golinger

    Eva Golinger
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1973-.. (age 49)
    Occupations
    lawyerjournalist
    Biography

    Eva Golinger is a Venezuelan-American lawyer, writer and journalist. She practices law in New York and specializes in immigration and international law. She is the author of several books about the late Hugo Chávez, of whom she was an outspoken supporter, and his relationship with the US. Chávez called her La novia de Venezuela ("The Girlfriend of Venezuela"), and she served as a foreign policy advisor to his government. The National Catholic Reporter wrote that Golinger headed the "pro-Chávez" Venezuela Solidarity Committee in 2004. Her website, venezuelafoia.info, aimed to shed light on what she called links between US government agencies and Venezuelan organizations by publishing documents obtained using the US Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).

  5. Jeffrey Klein

    Jeffrey Klein
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1960-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Jeffrey David Klein is an American politician and a member of the Democratic Party. He represented the New York State Senate's 34th District, serving parts of Bronx and Westchester Counties from 2005 to 2018. Klein also served as Deputy Democratic Conference Leader.

  6. Janele Hyer-Spencer

    Janele Hyer-Spencer
    Years
    1964-.. (age 58)
    Occupations
    lawyerathletics competitorpolitician
    Biography

    Donna Janele Hyer-Spencer is an American attorney and former politician. Hyer-Spencer represented New York's 60th Assembly District, which covers parts of Staten Island and Brooklyn, from 2007 to 2010. She is a Democrat.

  7. Marina Sitrin

    Marina Sitrin
    Years
    1973-.. (age 49)
    Occupations
    writerlawyer
    Biography

    Marina Sitrin is a writer, professor, lawyer and activist.

General info

Alternative names Law School
CUNY Law School
Founded 1983
Motto Law in the Service of Human Needs
Academic Calendar Semesters
Total FTE staff 169
Carnegie Classification Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools

Location and Contacts

Address 2 Court Square
Long Island City, New York, 11101
United States
City population 8,399,000
Phone 7183404200
Fax +1 (718) 340 4372

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