Best Law Colleges in New York

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We have created a 2018 ranking of the best colleges in New York that offer Law degrees to help you find a school that fits your needs. Each school's ranking is based on the compilation of our data from reliable government sources, student surveys, college graduate interviews, and editorial review. In addition, you can view our entire list of all 15 Law schools located within New York. We also provide reviews, facts, and questions and answers for schools on our site and offer you access to get valuable information from colleges and universities today.

Best Law Colleges in New York for 2018

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 Columbia University in the City of New York New York, NY

Columbia University in the City of New York offers 1 Law Degree program. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 415 students graduated in the study area of Law with students earning 415 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 20 Reviews
2 Yeshiva University New York, NY

Yeshiva University offers 1 Law Degree program. It's a medium sized private university in a large city. In 2015, 363 students graduated in the study area of Law with students earning 363 Doctoral degrees.

3 New York University New York, NY

New York University offers 1 Law Degree program. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 485 students graduated in the study area of Law with students earning 485 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 60 Reviews
4 Brooklyn Law School Brooklyn, NY

Brooklyn Law School offers 1 Law Degree program. It's a private university in a large city. In 2015, 335 students graduated in the study area of Law with students earning 335 Doctoral degrees.

5 Fordham University Bronx, NY

Fordham University offers 1 Law Degree program. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 410 students graduated in the study area of Law with students earning 410 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 24 Reviews
6 New York Law School New York, NY

New York Law School offers 1 Law Degree program. It's a private university in a large city. In 2015, 352 students graduated in the study area of Law with students earning 352 Doctoral degrees.

7 Hofstra University Hempstead, NY

Hofstra University offers 1 Law Degree program. It's a medium sized private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 305 students graduated in the study area of Law with students earning 305 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 24 Reviews
8 Cornell University Ithaca, NY

Cornell University offers 1 Law Degree program. It's a large private university in a small city. In 2015, 183 students graduated in the study area of Law with students earning 183 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 100 Reviews
9 St John's University-New York Queens, NY

St John's University-New York offers 1 Law Degree program. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 248 students graduated in the study area of Law with students earning 248 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 12 Reviews
10 Syracuse University Syracuse, NY

Syracuse University offers 1 Law Degree program. It's a large private university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 191 students graduated in the study area of Law with students earning 191 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 60 Reviews

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School Logo School Name Average tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
Columbia University in the City of New York Columbia University in the City of New York New York, NY
5/5
7 : 1 28,086
University Logo Yeshiva University New York, NY
5/5
7 : 1 6,194
New York University New York University New York, NY
5/5
8 : 1 50,027
Brooklyn Law School Brooklyn Law School Brooklyn, NY 18 : 1 1,175
Fordham University Fordham University Bronx, NY
5/5
16 : 1 15,286
New York Law School New York Law School New York, NY 13 : 1 931
Hofstra University Hofstra University Hempstead, NY
5/5
16 : 1 10,814
Cornell University Cornell University Ithaca, NY
5/5
12 : 1 21,904
St John's University-New York St John's University-New York Queens, NY
5/5
24 : 1 20,877
Syracuse University Syracuse University Syracuse, NY
5/5
18 : 1 21,789
University at Buffalo University at Buffalo Buffalo, NY
3/5
17 : 1 29,796
Pace University-New York Pace University-New York New York, NY
5/5
18 : 1 12,843
Albany Law School Albany Law School Albany, NY 11 : 1 414
CUNY School of Law CUNY School of Law Long Island City, NY 10 : 1 361
Touro College Touro College New York, NY
4/5
17 : 1 13,033

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Additional Law Degree Facts for New York Schools

What Law degree programs were earned in New York?

Degree Level Program Length Colleges Graduates
Doctoral 1-2 year Length 15 Colleges 4,115 Graduates
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