Rutgers Law School

General Info

Rutgers Law School Admissions

Rutgers Law School is considered a Competitive law school, which accepts only 49% of its applicants. Comparatively, Rutgers is Lower than the average cost for law school.

Applications Offers Matriculated
Class of 2025 2539 1227 (48.33%) 355 (14.0%)
25% Median 75%
GPA 2.96 3.28 3.54
LSAT 153 155 158

Tuition And Financial Aid

In-State Resident Non-Resident
Full Time $26,842 $39,048
Part Time $22,548 $33,237

Living Expenses

  • Living on-campus: N/A
  • Living off-campus: N/A
  • Living at home: N/A

Important Dates

  • Early Decision 1: N/A
  • Early Decision 2: N/A
  • Regular Decision: N/A
  • Application Fee: $65

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Rutgers Law School Community

Rutgers Law School is considered to have a Favorable student to faculty ratio. The average class size for 1L sections is approximately Above Average compared to other law schools. Student diversity at Rutgers is Below Average.

Student body

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Comparable Schools

Faculty Statistics

  • Full Time: 86
  • Part Time: 61

Faculty

  • # Female Faculty: 66
  • # Minority Faculty: 32

Ratio

13.0 Students

1 Faculty

Housing Options

  • On Campus Housing: Yes
  • Graduate Housing: No
  • Law Specific Housing: No

Rutgers Law School Curriculum

The size of 1L sections affects the quality and consistency of teaching in law schools. Generally with smaller 1L section sizes, students receive more individualized attention. Rutgers Law School 1L section size is 23% larger than law schools in New Jersey and 60% larger than all PUBLIC law schools.

1L Section Size Comparison

Rutgers Law School: 328
New Jersey Average: 252
PUBLIC School Average: 132

Positions Available in Advanced Courses

  • Simulation Courses: 1046
  • Faculty Supervised Clinics: 388

Students Involved in Advanced Activities

  • Field Placements: 150
  • Law Journals: 200
  • Moot Court/Mock Trials: 0

Attrition Rates

  • First Year: 0.0%
  • Second Year: 0.0%
  • Third Year: 0.0%
  • Fourth Year: 0.0%

Rutgers Law School Employment

Deciding to attend law school requires a large financial investment with the goal of securing employment upon graduation. The Rutgers Law School class of 2020 had an employment rate of 0% with 0% pursuing an additional degree.

Employment Comparison

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Type of Employment

  • Law Firms: 0.0%
  • Business: 0.0%
  • Government: 0.0%
  • Public Interest: 0.0%
  • Academia: 0.0%
  • 0: 0%
  • 0: 0%
  • 0: 0%

Bar Passage Rates

  • Reporting: 87.1%
  • First Time Takers: 527
  • Average School: 80.2%
  • Average State: 75.9%
  • Pass Difference: 4.3%

Top Bar Jurisdiction

  • New Jersey: 75.8%
  • Passed: 354 of 442 (80.1%)
  • State Average: 75.9%
  • Difference: 4.3%