CUNY School of Law

Overview

At a Glance

School type

Public, 4-year or above

Faculty

74 Faculty Members | 8:01 student faculty ratio

Religious affliation

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Mission Statement

CUNY Law pioneered the model of integrating a lawyering curriculum with traditional doctrinal study. The school has been praised in a study by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, \\Educating Lawyers: Preparation for the Profession of Law" for being one of the few law schools in the country to prepare students for practice through instruction in theory skills and ethics."

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cost & financial aid

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Academics

Types of Degrees Offered

  • Certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree
  • Doctoral degree
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Admissions

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Student Life

Student Demographics

Female Students
63%
Male Students
37%

Student Ethnicities
  1. Caucasian45.2%
  2. Hispanic/Latino26.59%
  3. Asian11.37%
  4. Black10.34%
  5. Two Or More Ethnicities5.91%
  6. Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander0.44%
  7. American Indian/Alaska Native0.15%

Student body breakdown

Total students enrolled

640

Graduate students

640

Attendance breakdown

Full time
68%
Part time
32%

Student services

  • Meal plan
  • Counseling services
  • Remedial services
  • Work-study
  • Placement services
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening classes
  • On-campus day care for student's children
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