Albany Law School of Union University

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Albany Law School of Union University

Class of 2018 1109 Completed Applications 606 Offers 55% Acceptance Rate 179 Enrolled 16% Enrollment Rate from Applications 30% Enrollment Rate from Offers Located in the heart of New York's capital, Albany Law School is the oldest independent law school in North America. With more than 160 years of experience in law education, the law school's students and alumni embark on brilliant careers—a U.S. president, governors including New York's current governor, chief counsels to Fortune 500 companies, and seats on the U.S. Supreme Court. Albany Law's outstanding location—the only law school within 90 miles of New York's capital—offers unparalleled opportunities for law students. Albany, the home of New York's highest court, federal courts, and the state legislature, is itself a laboratory for the study of law. Albany Law School offers J.D. and LL.M. degrees, 15 concentrations and several joint degrees through accredited colleges and universities in the Capital Region and New York City. A wide array of field placements, including internships through the Albany Law Clinic & Justice Center and the Government Law Center, provide students essential hands-on learning. The Career Center assists students from their first day at Albany Law. With more than 10,000 alumni practicing in every state in the country, and several continents, Albany Law’s graduates serve as a vital community and resource for the law school and its students. Albany Law offers a close-knit community of dedicated students, accessible faculty, and ample opportunities.

Contact Info


Website: http://www.albanylaw.edu/
Address: 80 New Scotland Avenue, Albany, NY 12208-3494
Admission Phone: 518-445-2326
Admission Email: [email protected]

2018 Quick Overview

The Below Data Compiled By: The American Bar Association 

Students465
Student-faculty ratio14:1
Tuition $47,450 per year (full-time, in-state)
$47,450 per year (full-time, out-of-state)
$35,634 per year (part-time, in-state)
$35,634 per year (part-time, out-of-state)
Tuition Guarantee Program0
Estimated Living Expenses$17,817
Founded In1930
ABA AccreditedYes
Application deadlineN/A
Full-time program application fee$ 0
Financial Aid DeadlineN/A
Can first years start other than fall?No

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Real Time Applicant Admissions Data

Albany Law School of Union University

Real Time HIC User Applicant Status Admissions Data

Actual(A)/Practice(P)

Username LSAT GPA Status Scholarship Sent Received Decision Updated
veer 161 P 3.81

03/12/18 03/12/18 03/12/18 one year ago
jatinder11 3 A 140.00

11/22/17 11/22/17 11/22/17 2 years ago
prince_meenia 120 A 0.50

11/21/17 11/21/17 11/21/17 2 years ago
prince_meenia 120 A 0.50

11/21/17 11/21/17 11/21/17 2 years ago
brstdev36 120 A 5.00

11/21/17 11/21/17 11/21/17 2 years ago
Marjorielluveres 151 A 3.10

Accepted

Yes 12/19/16 - 01/03/17 3 years ago
MsEdwards87 162 P 2.75

Interested In Applying

- - - 3 months ago
maryjanenelson 165 P 3.35

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
sperez36 160 P 4.00

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
sperez36 160 P 4.00

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
veer 161 P 3.81

Interested In Applying

Yes 02/15/18 02/16/18 02/17/18 one year ago
Amooreh1 161 A 2.80

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
brstdev36 120 A 5.00

Interested in Applying

Yes - - - 2 years ago
Pomeara 145 A 3.41

Interested In Applying

Yes - - - 2 years ago
galiberti 150 P 3.40

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
ShardeS 152 P 3.57

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
DEJESUSESTER93 173 P 3.86

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
ariellas 165 P 3.70

Interested In Applying

Yes 06/22/17 06/22/17 06/30/17 2 years ago
JMac5 165 P 3.50

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
abbysnells 155 P 3.50

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
dhaira 155 P 3.04

Interested In Applying

- - - 3 years ago
CPrice 147 A 2.98

Interested In Applying

- - - 3 years ago
octoberhorse 158 P 2.30

Interested In Applying

- - - 3 years ago
Cchau 150 P 3.00

Interested In Applying

No - - - 3 years ago
Asantiago6 135 P 3.30

Interested In Applying

- - - 3 years ago
lddubois2 141 A 3.30

Interested In Applying

- - - 3 years ago
dude 162 A 3.41

Interested In Applying

- - - 3 years ago
arielbriana95 151 A 3.80

Interested In Applying

- - - 3 years ago
bruce 175 P 3.10

Interested In Applying

- - - 3 years ago
lkassis1 155 P 3.50

Interested In Applying

- - - 4 years ago
KyleWarren 150 P 3.00

Interested In Applying

- - - 4 years ago
gabtre59 148 A 3.45

Interested In Applying

- - - 4 years ago
jep1414 147 A 3.38

Pending

03/21/19 - - 3 months ago
joelll 165 A 3.70

Pending

- - - one year ago
Anerishah95 153 P 3.64

Pending

- - - 2 years ago
Teikofi 148 A 2.67

Pending

11/30/17 11/30/17 12/15/17 2 years ago
Meester.tweester 170 P 3.60

Pending

- - - 2 years ago
Jdoenut 160 A 3.20

Pending

No - - - 3 years ago
manu 150 A 3.00

Rejected

Yes 10/14/15 10/12/15 10/19/15 4 years ago
Total Full-Time Part-Time
Number of Applicants11091109
Number of Offers606606
Number of Matriculants179179
75% GPA3.623.62
Median GPA3.323.32
25% GPA3.063.06
75% LSAT156156
Median LSAT153153
25% LSAT151151
2018 Scholarship Data
Total Number of Students402
Total Students Receiving Grants341
% of Students Receiving Grants85
75% Grant Amount$36,000
Median Grant Amount$26,000
25% Grants Amount$17,148
Scholarships awarded based on maintaining a certain academic performance
Offering Conditional Scholarships:Yes
Students Entering With a Scholarship72
Eliminated (Students who lost scholarship)13
% of Students Who Lost ScholarshipNA

  • % of Total Less Than Half Tuition (34)
  • % of Total Half to Full Tuition (43)
  • % of Total Full Tuition (5)
  • % of Total More than Full Tuition (3)

2018 Ethnicity Statistics

  • White (132)
  • Hispanics (14)
  • Black or African American (9)
  • Asian (5)
  • American Indian / Native (0)
  • Other (8)
  • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander Total (0)
  • Two or more races Total (5)
  • Nonresident Alien Total (3)
  • Race and Ethnicity Unknown Total (3)


  • Total Women% (51)
  • Total Men% (48)
Albany Law School of Union University Bar Exam Statistics
YearTakersPass%State Average%Average Pass Difference%
2017 119 74.5 72.7 2%
2016 162 79.01%
2015 169 86.98%

Total Graduates 2017

  • Employed Bar Exam Required (130)
  • Employed J.D. Advantage (24)
  • Employed Other (8)
  • Unemployed (24)
  • Pursuing Graduate Degree (4)

The Above Data Compiled By:  The American Bar Association