New York Law School: Statistics

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#2619 of 14,131 In the World
#780 of 2,597 In North America
#713 of 2,496 In the United States
#71 of 221 In New York State
#23 of 92 In New York City
#184 of 1,000 For International Law

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
53%
Graduates
1,076
Male:Female Ratio
41:59
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
www.nyls.edu

New York Law School Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 678 (63%)
Hispanic 138 (13%)
Asian 69 (6%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 64 (6%)
Black or African American 50 (5%)
Two or more races 39 (4%)
Nonresident Alien 36 (3%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 1 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Tuition and fees

Graduates
Tuition in-district $24,000
Tuition in-state $24,000
Tuition out-of-state $24,000

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 50
Room charge $25,278

New York Law School Majors

Major Master's Doctoral
Law 320
Tax Law & Taxation 8
Grand Total 8 320

Publications & Citations

Publications
793
Citations
2,678

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
646 / 1,835
Law
450 / 986
Political Science
325 / 570
Business
159 / 910
Sociology
121 / 260
Economics
103 / 249
Psychology
103 / 342
Human Rights Law
84 / 268
International Law
81 / 235
Criminology and Criminal Justice
74 / 176
Medicine
50 / 418
Finance
47 / 89
Law Enforcement
46 / 54
Public Policy / Administration
39 / 543
Communications and Public Relations
38 / 98
Investment Banking and Stock trading
35 / 167
Negotiation and Conflict Resolution
32 / 29
Art & Design
29 / 14
Computer Science
29 / 192
Mathematics
29 / 34
Social Psychology
27 / 124
Intellectual Property and Patent Law
25 / 165
Demography
25 / 39
Actuarial Science
23 / 30
History
18 / 8
Accounting
16 / 155
Sexology
15 / 27
Environmental Science
14 / 9
International Business
14 / 31
Forensic Science
13 / 79
Tax Law
13 / 18
Creative Writing
13 / 9
Education Majors
13 / 5
Psychiatry
12 / 162
Health Science
12 / 135
Marketing
12 / 11
Biology
12 / 95
Philosophy
11 / 3
Gender Studies
9 / 11
Development Studies
9 / 9

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 3 4
1992 4 10
1993 13 11
1994 11 6
1995 7 17
1996 10 12
1997 7 14
1998 6 17
1999 6 21
2000 17 13
2001 12 15
2002 15 25
2003 27 64
2004 14 31
2005 42 65
2006 47 49
2007 39 62
2008 60 75
2009 62 149
2010 61 109
2011 33 142
2012 40 163
2013 48 194
2014 51 219
2015 31 197
2016 41 186
2017 51 205
2018 33 197
2019 25 195
2020 34 216
2021 18 241

New York Law School alumni

  1. Judith Sheindlin

    Judith Sheindlin
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1942-.. (age 80)
    Occupations
    lawyerjudgewritertelevision producer
    Biography

    Judith Susan Sheindlin, known professionally as Judge Judy, is an American television personality, television producer, author, and a former prosecutor and Manhattan family court judge.

  2. Zygi Wilf

    Zygi Wilf
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1950-.. (age 72)
    Enrolled in New York Law School
    Graduated with Juris Doctor
    Occupations
    entrepreneurlawyer
    Biography

    Zygmunt "Zygi" Wilf is an American billionaire real estate developer. He is the chairman and co-owner of the NFL's Minnesota Vikings and the majority owner of MLS's Orlando City.

  3. Wallace Stevens

    Wallace Stevens
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1879-1955 (aged 76)
    Occupations
    poetjournalistwriterplaywrightpoet lawyer
    Biography

    Wallace Stevens was an American modernist poet. He was born in Reading, Pennsylvania, educated at Harvard and then New York Law School, and spent most of his life working as an executive for an insurance company in Hartford, Connecticut. He won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry for his Collected Poems in 1955.

  4. Eliot Engel

    Eliot Engel
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1947-.. (age 75)
    Enrolled in New York Law School
    In 1987 graduated with Juris Doctor
    Occupations
    politicianteacher
    Biography

    Eliot Lance Engel is an American politician who served as a U.S. representative from New York from 1989 to 2021. A member of the Democratic Party, he represented a district covering portions of the north Bronx and southern Westchester County.

General info

Alternative names NYLS
Founded 1891
Motto We are New York's law school
Colors blue, white
Academic Calendar Semesters
Total FTE staff 183
Carnegie Classification Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools

Location and Contacts

Address 185 West Broadway
New York, New York, 10013-2921
United States
City population 8,399,000
Phone 2124312100
Fax +1 (212) 966 1522

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