At our campuses in Camden and Newark, you'll find close-knit environments, experience rigorous training, and cultivate relationships with great legal minds that you need to grow into your role as a lawyer—at a cost that's half that of other law schools in our region. And your Rutgers Law degree will establish your lifelong connection with a world-class research institution.

Top 20

affordable law schools according to JD Journal

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Clerkships Available in the Garden State Each Year

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Student Groups

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in American Lawyer for feeding big law partnerships

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of the first law schools to establish a program supporting diverse students

Top 10

law schools whose graduates get judicial clerkships


on list for most alumni promoted to partner during 2017

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At a Glance

1 Application, 2 Choices

Our streamlined application process puts you in control of where to begin your Rutgers Law education

30+ Clinics and Pro Bono Projects
20,000+ Alumni Network
We're one of the largest law schools in the nation, but with a student-faculty ratio that means you'll get the attention you need

83 Miles
between our two campuses—a distance virtually eliminated by our holodeck.

120+ Combined Faculty
Study Abroad
Rutgers Law is a leader in international and immigration policy law, and we use the world as our classroom. You can study critical global issues, such as South African constitutional law or child migration, then travel with students from both campuses to gain a deeper understanding of the subject matter.

A Wealth of Academic Expertise
Our academic program boasts strengths in various areas of study, with faculty experts on dozens of relevant topics, and established certificate programs in business law, family law, and criminal law.


  • Camden
  • Newark



Our location in Camden offers a lush, green campus in the midst of a walkable urban enclave. Just steps away from a vibrant waterfront district with breathtaking views of Philadelphia, the Camden neighborhood offers restaurants, concert venues, and nightlife. A quick train ride or walk over the iconic Ben Franklin Bridge takes you into the heart of Philadelphia to enjoy all the richness the city has to offer.





Students in Newark enjoy a lively campus experience in New Jersey’s largest city. Within walking distance of the law school, you will find the Newark Museum, NJ Performing Arts Center, downtown arts district, a professional sports arena, and a wide selection of eclectic restaurants. It’s a short walk to Penn Station, where New York City, and all it offers, is a quick train ride away.