Fall 2023 Entering Class*
Applied: 3,251
Enrolled: 401 (326 FT | 75 PT)
LSAT Median: 157
25th-75th Percentile: 154-160 
GPA Median: 3.60
25th-75th Percentile: 3.37-3.81
Class Composition: Female: 59% | Male: 39%
Students of Color: 41%
First Generation College: 26%
First Generation Lawyers: 79%
Average Age: 26 (FT: 25 | PT: 30)
Foreign Countries Represented: 34
Undergraduate Institutions: 179

*As of October 5, 2023

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 has an ultimate bar passage rate of 89.8%. For more information on Rutgers Law graduates’ bar passage rates, see the most recent bar passage report on our ABA Standard 509 Disclosure page.

Degrees and Programs Offered

Juris Doctor (J.D.) J.D./M.P.H. (Master of Public Health)
Summer Jump Start Program Minority Student Program
3+3 (Bachelor's/JD) Program Foreign Lawyer Program
J.D./M.D. Certificate Programs
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)

Employment Outcomes

View our ABA Standard 509 Disclosures.

91.4% of the Class of 2022 were employed within 10 months of graduation and 81.0% of the Class of 2022 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.

Employment by Sector

  • Law Firms: 34%
  • Business & Industry: 10%
  • Government: 8%
  • Public Interest: 5%
  • Judicial Clerkships: 40%

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