Cardozo School of Law

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.

2016 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 ProgramNo
Estimated Living Expenses$27,413
Founded In1974
ABA AccreditedYes
Application deadline04/01/17
Full-time program application fee$ 50
Financial Aid Deadline04/15/17
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
lmfleisc 159 A 3.51

Accepted

Yes - - - 5 months ago
efeuer 157 A 3.50

Accepted

Yes 01/25/16 - 02/05/16 one year ago
bgates1 162 P 3.33

Interested In Applying

- - - a month ago
Jadituri 150 P 3.74

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 months ago
ashleycohen51386 173 P 3.32

Interested In Applying

- - - 7 months ago
dhaira 155 P 3.04

Interested In Applying

- - - 7 months ago
Gonzalezzlaura 163 P 3.56

Interested In Applying

- - - 7 months ago
ezr543 161 P 3.80

Interested In Applying

- - - 8 months ago
Reddington 161 A 3.83

Interested In Applying

- - - 8 months ago
Oslupoli 154 A 3.50

Interested In Applying

- - - 8 months ago
SheerDadon 160 P 3.98

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
rscruggs2014 152 A 3.18

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
tribechief3 142 A 3.53

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
Tzivyabeck 171 P 3.93

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
danielpla 170 A 3.40

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
Mehackali13 150 A 3.84

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
sandyds 163 A 3.78

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
SAMG 159 A 3.73

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
Kltaylo3 156 A 3.20

Pending

03/14/17 03/14/17 - 3 months ago
chrismerk99 160 P 3.61

Pending

09/03/16 09/03/16 - 8 months ago
student 157 A 3.45

Pending

- - - one year ago
avinim 156 A 3.64

Pending

12/29/15 12/30/15 - one year ago
marissaxbeth 153 A 3.46

Waitlisted

11/22/16 - - 5 months ago
Yamilette1 149 A 4.00

Waitlisted

- - - one year ago
Total Full-Time Part-Time
Number of Applicants26662366342
Number of Offers14261247179
Number of Matriculants30722780
75% GPA3.663.73.57
Median GPA3.443.523.33
25% GPA3.153.153.13
75% LSAT155159151
Median LSAT159160154
25% LSAT161162157
2016 Scholarship Data
Total Number of Students927
Total Students Receiving Grants752
% of Students Receiving Grants81.1
75% Grant Amount$44,500
Median Grant Amount$30,000
25% Grants Amount$22,000
Scholarships awarded based on maintaining a certain academic performance
Offering Conditional Scholarships:Yes
Students Entering With a Scholarship178
Eliminated (Students who lost scholarship)25
% of Students Who Lost Scholarship14%

  • % of Total Less Than Half Tuition (32.4)
  • % of Total Half to Full Tuition (34.5)
  • % of Total Full Tuition (14.1)
  • % of Total More than Full Tuition (0.1)

2016 Ethnicity Statistics

  • White (474)
  • Hispanics (77)
  • Black or African American (44)
  • Asian (84)
  • American Indian / Native (0)
  • Other (202)
  • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander Total (0)
  • Two or more races Total (17)
  • Nonresident Alien Total (56)
  • Race and Ethnicity Unknown Total (129)


  • Total Women% (52.1)
  • Total Men% (47.9)
Cardozo School of Law Bar Exam Statistics
YearTakersPass%State Average%Average Pass Difference%
2015 355 79.82% 77.95% 1.87%
2014 385 85.52% 78.60% 6.92%
2013 430 84.99% 84.77% 0.22%

Total Graduates 2016

  • 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