1,370 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
7.7:1 Student-to-Faculty Ratio
We're the largest public law school in the Northeast and one of the largest law schools in the nation, but with a low 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 Business Law Review
Rutgers Computer & Technology Law Journal
Rutgers International Law & Human Rights 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
Rutgers Law students who graduated in 2020 had a first-time bar exam pass rate in New Jersey of 76.51%, compared to a 70.64% New Jersey first-time pass rate for all 2020 graduates of ABA-approved law schools. For more information on Rutgers Law graduates’ bar passage rates, see the most recent bar passage report on our ABA Standard 509 Disclosure page.
Class of 2024 (As of August 30, 2021)
Applied: 3,607
Enrolled: 478
LSAT Median: 157
25th-75th Percentile: 155-160 
GPA Median: 3.39 
25th-75th Percentile: 3.09-3.63
Class Composition: Female: 49%; Male: 51%; Students of Color: 34%
States Represented: 35
Foreign Countries Represented: 28
Undergraduate Institutions: 207

Degrees and Programs Offered

Juris Doctor (J.D.) Minority Student Program
Summer Jump Start Program Foreign Lawyer Program
3+3 (Bachelor's/JD) Program Certificate Programs
J.D./M.D. J.D./M.S. or Ph.D. (Global Affairs)
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)  

Employment Outcomes

View our ABA Standard 509 Disclosures.

300 or 81.9% (300/366 Total Graduates) of the Class of 2020 were employed within 10 months of graduation in positions that require admission to the Bar or where the J.D. was an advantage in obtaining and performing the job.

  • Full-Time, Long Term, Bar Required: 277
  • Full-Time, Long Term, J.D. Advantage: 23

Graduate Employment Status

  • Employed: 327
  • Employed Start Date Deferred: 4
  • Seeking Advanced Degree: 4
  • Unemployed: 26
  • Unknown 5
  • Total Graduates: 366

Employment by Sector

  • Law Firms: 101
  • Business & Industry: 36
  • Government: 17
  • Public Interest: 13
  • Judicial Clerkships: 157
  • Academia: 3

For more information on our employment outcomes, view our ABA Standard 509 Disclosures.