1,082 Total Enrolled Students

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

50+ Student Organizations

From moot court competitions to journals to special interest groups, there are many ways to explore your interests and meet like-minded students and alumni

Law Library

Over 1.2 million volumes in the combined Rutgers Law Library support the research needs of our students and faculty, the legal community, and the public.

Scholarly Journals

Rutgers University Law Review (both campuses)

Rutgers Computer & Technology Law Journal

Rutgers Journal of Law & Public Policy

Rutgers Journal of Law & Religion

Rutgers Race & the Law Review

Women's Rights Law Reporter

Rutgers Law Record

Bar Pass Rate

In 2015, the law school reported a school-wide bar passage rate of 80.09% compared to the state average of 75.8% for the February and July 2014 administrations of the bar exam.

Class of 2020 (As of August 2017)

Applied: 2,224   Enrolled:  350

LSAT Median: 155     

25th-75th Percentile:  151-157  

GPA Median: 3.36   

25th-75th Percentile:  3.11-3.66

Class Composition: Female: 49%; Male: 51%; Students of Color: 34%

States Represented: 16

Foreign Countries Represented: 22

Undergraduate Institutions: 154

Degrees and Programs Offered

Juris Doctor (J.D.) Minority Student Program
Summer Jump Start Program Foreign Lawyer Program
3+3 Program Certificate Programs
J.D./M.D. J.D./M.A. (Legal Philosophy or Justice)
J.D./M.B.A. (Master of Business Administration) J.D./M.C.R.P. (Master of City and Regional Planning)
J.D./M.P.A. (Master of Public Administration) J.D./M.P.A.P. (Master of Public Affairs and Politics)
J.D./M.P.H. (Master of Public Health) J.D./M.S. or Ph.D. (Global Affairs)

Employment Outcomes


With more than 400 New Jersey clerkships available each year, Rutgers Law has one of the largest proportions of graduates working in clerkships with judges at the state and local levels.
Employment Outcomes

The first merged employment outcomes reporting for the Class of 2015 are now available and accessible below, along with employment outcomes for previous class years from both locations.