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Cardozo School of Law

Cardozo School of Law's mission is to produce great lawyers. In service of this mission, we offer outstanding faculty and innovative programs that bring law to life. At Cardozo Law, you’ll receive a first-rate legal education within an enthusiastic and caring community. Cardozo Law is located on lower Fifth Avenue in New York City's vibrant and historically rich Greenwich Village, where our students study the law in the center of the legal universe. Outside the classroom, they work and live among the exciting and diverse neighborhoods of Manhattan, experiencing great restaurants, parks, museums, nightlife and much more.

Contact Info


Website: http://www.cardozo.yu.edu/
Address: 55 5th Ave, New York, NY 10003
Admission Phone: (212) 790-0274
Admission Email: [email protected]

2017 Quick Overview

The Below Data Compiled By: The American Bar Association 

Students927
Student-faculty ratio15:1
Tuition $56,796 per year (full-time, in-state)
$56,796 per year (full-time, out-of-state)
$56,796 per year (part-time, in-state)
$56,796 per year (part-time, out-of-state)
Tuition Guarantee Program0
Estimated Living Expenses$27,413
Founded In1974
ABA AccreditedYes
Application deadline04/01/19
Full-time program application fee$ 50
Financial Aid Deadline04/15/19
Can first years start other than fall?Yes

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Real Time Applicant Admissions Data

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Real Time HIC User Applicant Status Admissions Data

Actual(A)/Practice(P)

Username LSAT GPA Status Scholarship Sent Received Decision Updated
mv93 162 A 2.70

Accepted

Yes - - - 5 months ago
bgates1 174 A 3.31

Accepted

Yes - - - 9 months ago
krisbrad57 165 A 3.95

Accepted

Yes - - 01/24/18 10 months ago
browjn14 162 A 3.10

Accepted

Yes 01/04/18 01/04/18 01/03/18 10 months ago
lmfleisc 159 A 3.51

Accepted

Yes - - - 2 years ago
efeuer 157 A 3.50

Accepted

Yes 01/25/16 - 02/05/16 3 years ago
Samatha32 147 A 3.59

Interested In Applying

No 11/02/18 10/12/18 - 3 weeks ago
Nicollette 165 A 3.86

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 months ago
wnm5019 170 P 2.60

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 months ago
Verickson 156 A 3.85

Interested In Applying

- - - 3 months ago
maryjanenelson 165 P 3.35

Interested In Applying

- - - 7 months ago
Jadituri 150 P 3.74

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
ashleycohen51386 173 P 3.32

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
dhaira 155 P 3.04

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
Gonzalezzlaura 156 A 3.04

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
ezr543 161 P 3.80

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
Reddington 161 A 3.83

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
Oslupoli 154 A 3.50

Interested In Applying

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SheerDadon 160 P 3.98

Interested In Applying

- - - 3 years ago
rscruggs2014 152 A 3.18

Interested In Applying

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tribechief3 142 A 3.53

Interested In Applying

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Tzivyabeck 171 P 3.93

Interested In Applying

- - - 3 years ago
danielpla 170 A 3.40

Interested In Applying

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Mehackali13 150 A 3.84

Interested In Applying

- - - 3 years ago
sandyds 163 A 3.78

Interested In Applying

- - - 3 years ago
SAMG 159 A 3.73

Interested In Applying

- - - 3 years ago
Kltaylo3 156 A 3.20

Pending

03/14/17 03/14/17 - 2 years ago
chrismerk99 160 P 3.61

Pending

09/03/16 09/03/16 - 2 years ago
student 157 A 3.45

Pending

- - - 3 years ago
avinim 156 A 3.64

Pending

12/29/15 12/30/15 - 3 years ago
marissaxbeth 153 A 3.46

Waitlisted

11/22/16 - - 2 years ago
Yamilette1 149 A 4.00

Waitlisted

- - - 3 years ago
Total Full-Time Part-Time
Number of Applicants25842584
Number of Offers12721271
Number of Matriculants365365
75% GPA3.683.68
Median GPA3.513.51
25% GPA3.253.25
75% LSAT161161
Median LSAT159159
25% LSAT156156
2017 Scholarship Data
Total Number of Students881
Total Students Receiving Grants732
% of Students Receiving Grants83
75% Grant Amount$50,000
Median Grant Amount$35,000
25% Grants Amount$25,000
Scholarships awarded based on maintaining a certain academic performance
Offering Conditional Scholarships:This school does not award scholarships that may be reduced or eliminated based on law school academic performance

  • % of Total Less Than Half Tuition (33)
  • % of Total Half to Full Tuition (32)
  • % of Total Full Tuition (19)
  • % of Total More than Full Tuition (0)

2017 Ethnicity Statistics

  • White (230)
  • Hispanics (27)
  • Black or African American (15)
  • Asian (28)
  • American Indian / Native (0)
  • Other (45)
  • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander Total (0)
  • Two or more races Total (4)
  • Nonresident Alien Total (23)
  • Race and Ethnicity Unknown Total (45)


  • Total Women% (54)
  • Total Men% (45)
Cardozo School of Law Bar Exam Statistics
YearTakersPass%State Average%Average Pass Difference%
2017 288 85.07%
2016 328 76.83%
2015 353 94.33%

Total Graduates 2017

  • Employed Bar Exam Required (170)
  • Employed J.D. Advantage (30)
  • Employed Other (6)
  • Unemployed (20)
  • Pursuing Graduate Degree (6)

The Above Data Compiled By:  The American Bar Association