St. John's University School of Law

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St. John's University School of Law

Celebrating over 80 years of excellence in legal education, St. John’s School of Law has produced lawyers who have distinguished themselves in practice, government, and the judiciary. Among our graduates are former New York governors Mario M. Cuomo and Hugh L. Carey, former Court of Appeals Judges Carmen Beauchamp Ciparick and Theodore T. Jones, and the School’s former Dean and former Court of Appeals Judge Joseph W. Bellacosa. The law school plays a prominent role in the New York City legal community, imbuing all that it does with the University’s Vincentian tradition.

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Website: http://www.stjohns.edu/law
Address: 8000 Utopia Pkwy, Jamaica, NY 11439
Admission Phone: [email protected]
Admission Email: (718) 990-6474

2017 Quick Overview

The Below Data Compiled By: The American Bar Association 

Students720
Student-faculty ratio20:1
Tuition $55,150 per year (full-time, in-state)
$55,150 per year (full-time, out-of-state)
$41,370 per year (part-time, in-state)
$41,370 per year (part-time, out-of-state)
Tuition Guarantee Program0
Estimated Living Expenses$25,703
Founded In1937
ABA AccreditedYes
Application deadline04/01/19
Full-time program application fee$ 60
Financial Aid Deadline02/01/19
Can first years start other than fall?No

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St. John's University School of Law

Real Time Applicant Admissions Data

St. John's University School of Law

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 - - - 2 months ago
053706 159 A 3.52

Accepted

Yes 10/12/16 - 11/30/16 2 years ago
efeuer 157 A 3.50

Accepted

Yes 01/25/16 - - 2 years ago
Verickson 156 A 3.85

Interested In Applying

- - - 5 days ago
turners 162 A 3.89

Interested In Applying

- - - a month ago
maryjanenelson 165 P 3.35

Interested In Applying

- - - 5 months ago
5630669 170 P 3.50

Interested In Applying

- - - 9 months ago
Pomeara 145 A 3.41

Interested In Applying

Yes - - - 10 months ago
KMcElroy1 150 P 3.40

Interested In Applying

- - - 10 months ago
hubison91 144 A 3.10

Interested In Applying

- - - 12 months ago
jkutsch 160 P 3.74

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
amylarced 170 P 2.80

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
Jadituri 150 P 3.74

Interested In Applying

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hoyo12 170 A 2.50

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
Toastob11 163 A 3.65

Interested In Applying

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octoberhorse 158 P 2.30

Interested In Applying

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Oslupoli 154 A 3.50

Interested In Applying

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DeanO3596 153 A 3.40

Interested In Applying

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Myasiaterry 166 A 3.00

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
sandyds 163 A 3.78

Interested In Applying

- - - 3 years ago
BredricB 143 A 2.94

Interested In Applying

- - - 3 years ago
manujr1302 150 P 3.50

Interested In Applying

- - - 3 years ago
mjvullrich 146 A 3.74

Interested In Applying

- - - 3 years ago
dmarsha7 142 P 3.72

Interested In Applying

- - - 3 years ago
Kltaylo3 156 A 3.20

Pending

03/08/17 03/08/17 - one year ago
jgolicz 149 A 3.10

Pending

- - - 2 years ago
Marjorielluveres 151 A 3.10

Rejected

- - - one year ago
Total Full-Time Part-Time
Number of Applicants25772577
Number of Offers11051105
Number of Matriculants247247
75% GPA3.703.70
Median GPA3.583.58
25% GPA3.313.31
75% LSAT160160
Median LSAT158158
25% LSAT153153
2017 Scholarship Data
Total Number of Students705
Total Students Receiving Grants522
% of Students Receiving Grants74
75% Grant Amount$55,150
Median Grant Amount$50,000
25% Grants Amount$30,000
Scholarships awarded based on maintaining a certain academic performance
Offering Conditional Scholarships:Yes
Students Entering With a Scholarship196
Eliminated (Students who lost scholarship)155
% of Students Who Lost Scholarship58%

  • % of Total Less Than Half Tuition (18)
  • % of Total Half to Full Tuition (23)
  • % of Total Full Tuition (32)
  • % of Total More than Full Tuition (1)

2017 Ethnicity Statistics

  • White (183)
  • Hispanics (22)
  • Black or African American (21)
  • Asian (17)
  • American Indian / Native (0)
  • Other (5)
  • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander Total (0)
  • Two or more races Total (5)
  • Nonresident Alien Total (8)
  • Race and Ethnicity Unknown Total (5)


  • Total Women% (45)
  • Total Men% (54)
St. John's University School of Law Bar Exam Statistics
YearTakersPass%State Average%Average Pass Difference%
2017 207 87.92%
2016 242 77.69%
2015 246 95.53%

Total Graduates 2017

  • Employed Bar Exam Required (185)
  • Employed J.D. Advantage (34)
  • Employed Other (11)
  • Unemployed (50)
  • Pursuing Graduate Degree (3)

The Above Data Compiled By:  The American Bar Association