New York Law School

Overview of New York Law School

Students attend New York Law School in New York, NY, a large city. The school is a private, not-for-profit institution. New York Law School degrees go up to the Master's degree.

Areas of Study

The school has a tighter focus on specific areas of study than most colleges its size. New York Law School is known for its programs in law.

New York Law School Selectivity

The school is selective and does not offer open admission.


New York Law School has a tenure system for senior faculty. The full-time faculty at the school is well-paid, which often goes with faculty quality.

Student Body

There are 1,613 students at New York Law School (as of 2007-2008).

More complete details are provided below.

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New York Law School
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New York , NY 10013-2960
General Phone: (212) 431-2100

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New York Law School Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Law476law, tax law

Number of programs and degrees for New York Law School in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
First-professional degree4621
Master's degree141

New York Law School Student Body

In 2007-2008, New York Law School had a total enrollment of 1,613 students (17 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Graduate 3%
First Professional 97%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 56%
Black 6%
Hispanic 8%
Asian 9%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 21%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
20-21 0%
22-24 37%
25-29 41%
30-34 11%
35-39 5%
40-49 4%
50-64 1%

New York Law School Room and Board (2007)

New York Law School offers campus housing for 99 of its 17 (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.

New York Law School Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
Room charge $ 15,144

Financial Aid:
New York Law School participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 278300)

New York Law School Faculty

New York Law School has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track54
Non-tenured and not on tenure track127

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year44$196,45119$161,274
Associate professoracademic year6$150,6235$143,050
All faculty totalacademic year50$190,95224$157,478

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

New York Law School Degree Programs (2007)

Law (LLB, JD)
Tax Law/Taxation (LLM, JSD/SJD)

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