Why NYU Law

With more than 1,800 JD and LLM students, 329 courses, and 103 full-time faculty, there's a lot to take in at NYU Law. Here is a quick introduction to some of the features that make NYU Law distinctive.

Faculty Who Make a DifferenceNYU Law faculty are experts in their fields. Distinguished judges, practitioners, and policymakers also teach classes. 

Global ProgramsNYU is the first truly global law school. Our international program is unparalleled depth and reach.

Law and BusinessWe offer innovative programs to train the next generation of students who seek a legal education as a background for top positions in business.

Public ServiceNYU Law has built the most comprehensive public service infrastructure of any law school in the nation.

A Community that Cultivates LeadersLeadership skills are in high demand in the legal profession, and at NYU Law we are uniquely committed to providing opportunities to develop and nourish those skills.