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Brooklyn Law School: Rankings, Courses, Admissions, Tuition Fee, Cost of Attendance & Scholarships

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Located in the heart of New York City, Brooklyn Law School has been home to students from 42 states and around 41 countries over the past decade. The Law School was established in 1901 and ever since its establishment, it has been working towards providing students with the knowledge, skills, and ethical values required for a career in law through its comprehensive programs. With an employment rate of 90%, Brooklyn Law School has a strong alumni network of around 23,000 which has its reach all around the world.

Brooklyn Law College Campus

Brooklyn Law School Rankings

  • U.S News ranked Brooklyn Law School 83 in Best Law Schools and 17 in Part-time law.
  • U.S News also ranked Brooklyn Law School 11 for its part-time JD program.
  • National Law Journal Ranking placed0000 Brooklyn Law School at 32.


University TypePrivate
Campus SettingUrban
UG Application PortalCommon Application; Official website
Annual Endowment250 million USD
Student Retention Rate89%
Work-Study ProgramYes
Mode of ProgramsFull time; Part-time; Online
Campus Housing Capacity360
Annual Cost of Attendance25,640 USD

Brooklyn Law College Campus

  • Brooklyn Law School laid its foundation in 1901 in the heart of New York City.
  • Brooklyn Law School organizes various wellness programs for its students like Meditation Mondays, weekly yoga classes, etc.
  • There are more than 40 student organizations and clubs like the Student Bar Association (SBR), Criminal Law Society (CLS), Fashion Law, etc.
  • The city of New York offers students an array of learning opportunities and a lot of options to pursue their passions outside their classrooms.

Brooklyn Law School Residence

  • Brooklyn Law School provides various housing options like Feil Hall, Clinton Street, Family housing, summer housing, and off-campus living.
  • Feil Hall is located three blocks away from the Law School in Brooklyn Heights. It provides basic amenities like full kitchens, private bedrooms, laundry room, Wi-Fi, and cable TV.
  • With 239 furnished apartments, Feil hall can accommodate 365 students.
  • The apartments in Clinton Street come unfurnished so that the students can design it in their way.
  • Furthermore, in the USA, one may find a variety of off-campus accommodation options depending on the living style and affordability.

Brooklyn Law School Programs

  • Brooklyn Law School offers around 200 courses in a broad range of subjects.
  • It also offers JD Programs and International Programs.
  • The International Programs further offer specializations in Business Law, Intellectual Property Law, and Refugee and Immigration Law.
  • To complete the JD (Juris Doctor) degree, the students need at least 85 credit points and for the LLM they need 24 points

Brooklyn Law School Application Process

The process for admission at Brooklyn Law School is outlined below:

  • Application Portal: creating an LSAC account
  • Application fee: USD 70
  • The students need to take LSAT to get admission to Brooklyn Law School
  • Requirements:
    • Foreign Transcripts
    • LSAT scores
    • International Students also need to submit an International student Questionnaire which demonstrates their financial capacity to cover the cost of attendance for a year of law school.

Brooklyn Law School Cost of Attendance

Students need to incur the following expenses per academic year depending upon their choice of program:

Types of ExpensesCost for JD Program (USD)Cost for LLM Program (USD)
Tuition Fee46,63352,152
Living Expenses6,0006,000

Brooklyn Law School Financial Aid For International Students

  • Brooklyn Law School offers merit scholarships and need-based grants for its students.
  • Some of the merit scholarships include
    • Endowed Scholarships: This scholarship is established largely because of the generosity of loyal alumni and friends of Brooklyn Law School.
    • Prince Scholarship: This scholarship honors Jerome Prince, the longtime Dean, and Professor of Law at Brooklyn Law School.

Other scholarships are Dean’s Recognition Scholarship, Dean’s Merit Scholarship, Carswell Scholarship, etc. Also, you may look for other relevant scholarships to study in the USA to make your education affordable.

Brooklyn Law School Alumni

  • Brooklyn Law School has a very strong alumni community of over 23,000 members.
  • The alumni network membership holds benefits like access to the Brooklyn Law School Library, discount tickets to games and events, etc.
  • Some notable alumni from Brooklyn Law School are- David Dinkins ( an American politician, lawyer, and author who served as the 106th mayor of the Ney York City), Geraldo Rivera ( talk show host, attorney, and author)
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Brooklyn Law School Overview

Institution TypePrivate (Not for Profit)
Student Population1151
FAFSA CodeG02677
Accreditation ABA
Average Cost of Attendance$59,790 / Year
Student : Faculty Ratio2 : 1

Admission & Dates

Early action Deadlines

November 01

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

Regular decision Deadlines

January 15

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

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Attendance Cost


Attendance Cost

The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

Tuition Fees
Post Graduate Program$59,790 / Year

Top Accreditations [Institutional & Program Wise]

Institutional Accreditations
American Bar Association


Total FacultyFull TimePart timeGraduate Assistants
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