Brooklyn Law School is a private law college in New York City that offers admissions to various masters and doctoral degrees and is renowned as one of the coveted names in the US Education System for its unparalleled law programs. The institute does not provide any bachelor’s courses. In 2019, 405 students were enrolled in the college while in 2018, 924 students were enrolled for the J.D program that comprised students from around 28 states and 4 countries across the globe.
The institute observes an acceptance rate of around 47% (2019) and a graduation rate of 78.6%. The currently enrolled student strength is around 1100. The school is thus a moderately selective organization that accepts any candidate with a decent overall profile and impressive LSAT and GRE scores.
Some of the salient points regarding the admission process of Brooklyn Law School areas listed below.
|Application Portal||Online portal|
|Application Fee (Non- Refundable)||J.D. program: N/A L.L.M Program: USD 70|
|Total Number of Students (2019)||405|
|Average LSAT Score||157|
|Academic Calendar||Semester based|
|Intake Sessions||Fall/ Summer|
|Financial Aid||Scholarships/ Loans/ Grants/ Work-study|
|Work Experience||Required for some courses|
|Admission Help Desk||Telephone: 1-718-780-0626|
Email: email@example.com Website: www.brooklaw.edu
The institute offers a plethora of courses for international students and applications for them begin from September 1. The application deadline for Early Decision J.D applicants is December 1. There is no deadline for regular J.D admissions.
The school considers the applications when they are completed. First consideration is given to the applications submitted before March 1. Applications for LLM are also accepted on a rolling basis, however, the students are encouraged to apply by February 1.
There are several additional requirements for the international students along with the general requirements which are the same as the applicants belonging to the United states.
Application Portal: Apply using the online application portal by accessing the official website
Application Fee: 70 USD
All the international applicants who do not originally belong to the United States of America or any other English speaking nation or have not attained first law degree from an English speaking nation are required to prove their proficiency in English by submitting their TOEFL, IELTS or other scores. The minimum requirements for admission to L.L.M program are given below.
|International English Language Testing System (IELTS)||7.0|
Students who fall below this criterion can take the Brooklyn Law School English Aptitude Test which is a free online English proficiency exam.
The institute offers 3 to 4- year J.D course for the applicants. Students can either choose the Standard 3- year J.D Degree course or the Extended (Part-Time) 4-Year J.D. Degree Program as per their needs. The same application process applies to both. The application process is given below:
Where to Apply: Regular Law School Online J.D Application
Application fee: N/A
Brooklyn Law School offers 1 graduate course which is LL.M to applicants seeking to study in the USA. The admission criteria for the course is given below:
Where to Apply: International Applicants have to apply through the LSAC website.
Only complete applications will be reviewed by the Law School’s LL.M. Admissions Committee. Applicants are encouraged to keep a copy of their application materials, as they will not be returned. LLM applicants can check their application status on aces2.lsac.org.
Applications are reviewed and accepted on a rolling basis beginning in the fall. The Admissions Office continues to review applications as they become complete and until the class is full, or until the start of classes: May for the 2-Year J.D. Degree Program, or August for the 3- and 4-Year J.D. Degree Programs. Candidates should be aware that the rolling nature of our admissions process means that it is in their best interest to complete and submit all required application materials as soon as possible.
The admissions policy at Brooklyn Law School is very selective as reflected in its acceptance rate and thus, admits those students who have a high moral character and have demonstrated capacity for achievement and excellence in their life. Diligent, curious, creative or selfless students are encouraged to apply for admission as these are the qualities that the school looks for in a student other than academic excellence.
For any queries, international students can contact the Director of International Programs.