CUNY School of Law

country rank  1592
world rank  6249

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University Overview

Founded in 1983, CUNY School of Law is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Long Island City (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), New York. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the American Bar Association, Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar, CUNY School of Law is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 250-499 students) coeducational higher education institution. CUNY School of Law offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 35 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 20-30% making this US higher education organization a very selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Founded 1983
Motto Law in the Service of Human Needs

University Location

Address 2 Court Square
Long Island City (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
11101 New York
United States
T +1 (718) 340 4200
F +1 (718) 340 4372

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student Not reported 7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
Int'l student Not reported 12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 20-30%
Admission Office 65-21 Main Street Room 100
Flushing 11367
+1 (718) 340 4210

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 250-499
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 100-199
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to CUNY School of Law's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
American Bar Association, Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar

Year of first Accreditation

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • The Association of American Law Schools (AALS)


  • City University of New York (CUNY)

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018