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A new template for legal education... no limits, just infinite possibilities.

With innovative programs backed by over a century of excellence, we are meeting the demands of a new world of law.

BROOKLYN 2-3-4, Flexibility to Study at Your Own Pace

Options give you more control over your law school experience. In addition to our standard 3-year program, we offer accelerated 2-year and extended 4-year programs.

OUR DEGREE OPTIONS
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THE 2-YEAR J.D. EXPERIENCE

The Accelerated 2-Year Program

  • A complete J.D. with 85 credits in 24 months
  • Save a year's worth of living expenses
  • Enter the marketplace faster
  • Flexibility to change your pace to 2.5 or 3 years

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The Extended 4-Year Program

  • Designed for working students
  • Classes at 6-10 pm in the evenings
  • Clinics and certificates available
  • Flexibility to change your pace to 3, 3.5, or 4.5 years

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LL.M. PROGRAM FOR INTERNATIONALLY TRAINED LAWYERS

Our LL.M. program was named to the New York Law Journal's "Best of 2017 Hall of Fame" for placing at the top of the best LL.M. program category for the past four years. We also received an A+ for Student Experience and A for Academics from the International Jurist.

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LL.M. For Internationally Trained Lawyers
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CAMPUS NEWS

Essentials for a strong modern law school.



FAST FACTS
2018 Entering Class Statistics
APPLIED
3,642
ADMITTED
1,727
ENROLLED
360
28%
Students of Color
41%
Male
59%
Female
The class hails from 30 states & 7 countries.
Their average age is 25. They come from 179 colleges and universities, and 9% have advanced degrees.
LSAT
75%
159
Median
157
25%
155
GPA
75%
3.58
Median
3.39
25%
3.2
Brooklyn Law School Financial Aid
88%
of first-year students received some form of institutional aid in 2017-2018.
Student/Faculty Ratio
8 to 1
(Schoolwide 2017)


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HEAR FROM OUR STUDENTS

Recent graduates share their memories of the Law School.

Preparing you to thrive in a 21st-century workforce.

Brooklyn Law School’s focus is on helping students prepare for tomorrow's legal careers, rather than yesterday’s.
Landing that first job
88.5%
10-month ABA-reported Employment Rate for those seeking employment in Class of 2017


CLASS OF 2017 EMPLOYMENT

Employer by Type / % of Employed

Employer by Type / % of Employed

Law Firm Employment

NUMBER OF ATTORNEYS
HIRES
501+
40
251-500
9
101-250
15
51-100
17
26-50
3
11-25
32
2-10
47
UNKNOWN SIZE
1

A WIDE RANGE OF POSSIBILITIES

See where our students went after graduation.

RECENT POST-GRADUATE PLACEMENTS
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Live and learn in Brooklyn, a fast-growing, ever-evolving international hub of culture and innovation.

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NEIGHBORHOOD TOUR

Within a few-block radius are city, state and federal courts, the Legal Aid Society, government agencies, and numerous law firms. These are our laboratories, a backdrop for learning few schools can replicate.

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YOUR HOME IN BROOKLYN

Unlike most law schools - and important in a booming city - BLS offers guaranteed housing for first-year students. (Application deadline: May 1)

BROOKLYN SMART — INNOVATORS, ENTREPRENEURS, LEADERS

And they need lawyers!

Brooklyn:  4th largest U.S. city (If it weren’t a borough of NYC.)
More than 1,350innovation companies (2015)
Highest growth in private sector jobs with an increase of 12.8 percent - more than double the national average (2016)

A real-world learning environment where students grow both professionally and personally.

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CLINICAL EDUCATION PROGRAM

Get a quick overview of the real-world experience you get to prepare you for your careers.

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WHERE THE LAW COMES TO LIFE

Brooklyn Law School’s Clinical Education Program can transform your law school experience, influence your career choice, help you find your dream job, and turn you into a capable practitioner ready to jump into practice.

PRACTICING — AND HELPING: 25 PRO BONO  PROJECTS

There is an opportunity to help members of the community – and to gain real-world experience – by getting involved in the pro bono projects at Brooklyn Law School.

There are over two dozen projects, to name a few:

  • LGBTQ Legal Assistance Project
  • The Second Chance Project
  • Veteran Advocacy Project
  • Civil Court Help Center Project
  • Promoting Justice for Immigrants Facing Detention

In all there are over 25 pro bono projects to get involved with at BLS.

MORE WAYS TO GET INVOLVED
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CONNECTING

40 Student Organizations
Academic Organizations. Think and Learn.
Affinity Organizations. Bond and Grow.
Non-Profit Organizations. Serve and Help.
Recreational Organizations. Relax and Play.

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Accessible faculty, supportive classmates, and a global network of involved alumni.

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FACULTY PERSPECTIVES

JOIN A GREAT ALUMNI FAMILY:

Over 23,000 alumni

Our extensive network of alumni reside and work in 49 U.S. States, the District of Columbia, 4 U.S. territories and 50 foreign countries. Their careers span a vast spectrum of industries, in business, in private practice, in government, in non-profits, in entrepreneurial start-ups and for the public interest.

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ALUMNI PERSPECTIVES

From our great location to our innovative programs, come see how Brooklyn Law School can give you the edge you need to succeed.

WE WANT TO MEET YOU

Check out our calendar to see when we're coming to your area.

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