New York University School of Law

FACULTY AT A GLANCE

Student/Faculty
Ratio
Student/Faculty
Ratio Rank
Full-Time
Faculty
Full-Time
Faculty Rank
Female
Faculty
Female
Faculty Rank
Minority
Faculty
Minority
Faculty Rank
Class of 2014 Faculty 9.0:1 #4 141 #58 44 #7 19 #14

STUDENTS AT A GLANCE

Attrition Attrition Rank # of FT
Students
FT Class
Size Rank
Female
Students
Female
Students Rank
Minority
Students
Minority
Students Rank
Class of 2014 1.3% 13 450 11 - - 30.7% 68
All Students - - 1,464 11 41.3% 91 30.7% 68
 

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NYU Law has over 100 full-time faculty members and more than 50 part-time faculty members. In addition, the law school maintains programs that regularly invite visiting professors and other distinguished lecturers to the campus. One example is the Global Law Faculty Program, which “vastly expands NYU Law School's faculty by inviting leading law professors from around the world who teach regularly at NYU while retaining their affiliation with their home institutions. They specialize in diverse fields of law, not just international law, and are renowned scholars in their countries and areas of interest. Their courses provide an extraordinary opportunity for NYU students to learn from and interact with these eminent scholars and to gain a new perspective on important legal issues.” (NYU Law Website)

NYU Law attracts a student body which represents at least 45 states and 130 undergraduate institutions. When it comes to student life, there are more than 55 student organizations and a number of law journals, such as the New York University Law Review, Annual Survey of American Law, Environmental Law Journal, Journal of International Law and Politics, Journal of Law and Business, Journal of Law and Liberty, and Journal of Legislation and Public Policy. New York City also provides a stellar array of entertainment. NYU Law itself borders Washington Square Park, which is a favorite of many native New Yorkers and has recently undergone a multi-million-dollar renovation. In addition, New York City has something suitable for every personality. Whether you are a fitness enthusiast, music lover, movie fanatic, enjoy fine dining, or simply prefer to relax at a nearby bar or lounge, you will find a plethora of options in New York City.

With respect to student housing, “New York University School of Law housing includes two high-rise apartment-style residence halls and two low-rise buildings.” (NYU Law Website) In addition, the Office of Residential Life also assists those students seeking off-campus residences.

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