Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University

Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University

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Basic Information
Type: 
Private
Religious Affiliation: 

Jewish

Enrollment: 
976

Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law is located in a vibrant neighborhood in Greenwich Village, just blocks from Union Square. A private Jewish institution founded in 1976, it is noted for intellectual property law and alternative dispute resolution, as well as the nationally recognized Innocence Project.

With a diverse selection of internships and externships, Cardozo students benefit from a curriculum that offers a strong balance of theory and practice through more than 130 courses. They are backed with an A- in practical training according to preLaw magazine and have A's in many specialties. Cardozo is ranked 1st devout school for Jews.

In 2011, Cardozo offered a new groundbreaking clinic: the Intellectual Property Program. The Indie Film Clinic provides independent filmmakers, directors and producers the legal expertise to succeed in a digital era that is constantly changing and challenging the established rules, said Matthew Diller, former Cardozo dean and professor of law.

Cardozo also recently launched the Fashion, Arts, Media & Entertainment Law Center. It offers courses, experiential learning opportunities and externships in fashion, media, entertainment, the arts, film and sports law. Also, the new Cardozo Data Law Initiative prepares students for careers in information governance, e-discovery, data privacy, social media law and cyber security.

 

Admission Profile
Application Deadline: 
4/1
Application Fee: 

$50

Financial Aid Deadline: 

4/1

 LSATGPA
75th Percentile1633.67
Median1613.51
25th Percentile1603.21
Financial Profile
 ResidentNon-Resident
Tuition$59,940$59,940
Tuition Part-time$38,796$38,796
Living Expenses
Median grant$42000
Percent receiving grants89.00%
Estimated net tuition
Employment & Bar Exam Profile
 Rate
Post-grad employment 89.00%
NJ Employment86.5
Bar Passage79.11%
State80.40%
Academic Profile
Best Law Schools 2018: Practical Training: 
A-
Employment 2018: 
A
Concentrations: 
Alternative Dispute Resolution
Business, Corporate, Banking
Criminal Law and Procedure
Entertainment Law
Family Law/Child & Family
Governmental Affairs and Regulations
Intellectual Property Law
International Law
Litigation
Public Policy
Real Estate Transactions
Tax Law
Website: 
www.cardozo.yu.edu