Brooklyn Law School

Brooklyn Law School

Brooklyn Law School, situated in Brooklyn, New York, was established in 1901. The college, commonly known as BLS, has been ranked 61st among 100 law schools by US News. It was also ranked 30th in Student Quality in 2007 by the Leiter Report. BLS offers its students more than 5 different study programs from which to choose.

BLS has the following academic centers:

  • Center for Health, Science and Public Policy
  • Center for Law Language and Cognition
  • Dennis J. Block Center for the Study of International Business Law

BLS offers its students financial aid in the form scholarship programs such as Academic Achievement Scholarships, the Dean's Merit Scholarship, the Carswell Scholarship and the Richardson Scholarship.

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Brooklyn Law School
250 Joralemon St
Brooklyn , NY 11201
General Phone: (718) 625-2200

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Brooklyn Law Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

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Number of programs and degrees for Brooklyn Law in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
First-professional degree4701

Brooklyn Law Student Body

In 2007-2008, Brooklyn Law had a total enrollment of 1,496 students.

Students By Class:

Group Percent
First Professional 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 71%
Black 6%
Hispanic 6%
Asian 15%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 1%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
20-21 0%
22-24 38%
25-29 51%
30-34 8%
35-39 2%
40-49 1%

Brooklyn Law Room and Board (2007)

Brooklyn Law offers campus housing for 566 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of New York, New York for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other New York Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Brooklyn Law Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
Room charge $ 15,469

Financial Aid:
Brooklyn Law participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 267700)

Brooklyn Law Faculty

Brooklyn Law has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year20$200,79613$197,915
Associate professoracademic year8$136,2394$113,031
Assistant professoracademic year7$91,4619$99,123
Instructoracademic year0*10$73,534
No academic rankacademic year1*0*
All faculty totalacademic year36$163,65636$129,235

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Brooklyn Law Degree Programs (2007)

Law (LLB, JD)

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