CUNY School of Law

country rank  1796
world rank  11262

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University Overview

Founded in 1983, CUNY School of Law is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Long Island City (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), New York. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the American Bar Association, Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar, CUNY School of Law is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 250-499 students) coeducational higher education institution. CUNY School of Law offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 36 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 20-30% making this US higher education organization a very selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Founded 1983
Motto Law in the Service of Human Needs

University Location

Address 2 Court Square
Long Island City (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
11101 New York
United States
T +1 (718) 340 4200
F +1 (718) 340 4372

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Not reported 7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
Not reported 12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 20-30%
Admission Office 65-21 Main Street Room 100
Flushing 11367
+1 (718) 340 4210

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 250-499
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to CUNY School of Law's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

American Bar Association, Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • The Association of American Law Schools (AALS)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • City University of New York (CUNY)

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019