NYU Law has long set the pace in legal education, and continues to do so today, introducing innovative changes to the curriculum aimed at assuring that our graduates are well prepared for law practice in the 21st century. Read More
NYU Law’s goal is for all graduates to incorporate public service into their careers. To that end, we have built the most comprehensive public service infrastructure of any law school in the nation.
The new NYU Law Abroad Program gives 3Ls the chance to spend a semester immersed in the law and legal culture of Buenos Aires, Paris, or Shanghai through a program designed by the Law School. Read More
Located in New York City's incomparable Greenwich Village, NYU Law is an intellectual powerhouse with an outstanding curriculum that features 103 of the world's best faculty, 329 courses, 39 clinics, 11 areas of study, more than 30 centers and more than 80 student organizations.
The Law School is committed to enrolling a student body from a broad spectrum of society, with the strongest combination of qualifications and the greatest potential to contribute to the diversity and dynamism of the Law School community.
NYU Law has a range of signature scholarship programs that provide up to full tuition, as well as intensive mentoring to develop tomorrow’s leaders, including the Furman Academic Fellowship program for those who focus on future legal teaching careers, the Root-Tilden-Kern Scholarship Program in public interest, and the Jacobson Leadership Program in Law and Business.
Life at NYU Law
The following are items recently posted to our student-written blog, Life at NYU Law. The blog is organized by category (e.g., Classes, Tips and Advice, Jobs) if you'd like to dig in further to any particular topic.
You heard recently about the benefits of living on campus. It’s easy to see that the NYU Law dorms are comfortable and convenient—but when I moved here from San Francisco to start school again after...
Once the work starts piling up here, it can be hard to leave the city. It can be hard to leave Manhattan, even… and difficult to get out of the Village, if you don’t watch yourself. E. B. White noted...
Everyone talks about how crazy hard 1L is, and that’s certainly true. It’s a completely new experience, and it requires being focused and on your study game 100 percent. But there is a...