Prospective JD Students

Ahead of the Curve

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

Public Interest and Government Lawyering

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. Read More

Global Opportunities

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

Law and Business

Herbert Kelleher ’56, the charismatic founder of Southwest Airlines, visited campus for the NYU Leadership Series in Law & Business, just one aspect of NYU Law's comprehensive law and business program. Read More


Life at NYU Law: A Student Blog

Three days ago, I walked off the plane and started my law school adventure in Buenos Aires. Wait, what…three months ago?! Where has the time gone?!
Living in yet another city that never seems to sleep, I find that days and night fly by in a blur. During the day, we’re just normal law students…except we’re learning about the laws and legal culture of Latin America, which are quite different than what we’re used to studying in the US. Civil codes, military coups, and legal changes are regular points of discussion in Professor Böhmer’s class, while Argentina’s economic crisis and the arbitration... More


Innovative 1L year

The 1L curriculum includes the specially-designed Legislation and Regulatory State, an elective, and Lawyering.

Come Visit the Village

Get a sense of the wonders of our great New York location. Here's what you need to know to plan a visit.

On-Campus Housing

Two-thirds of 1Ls live in affordable, on-campus NYU Law housing.


Admissions Events

Law Admissions Workshop Series (L.A.W.S.)

We invite you to attend a new summer workshop to learn more about the possibilities found in law school. Come meet the Admissions Deans from the leading law schools in the United States. Learn about the career opportunities available to graduates of our schools and the importance of a legal education.

Washington, D.C. - July 15
New York City - July 17
Chicago - August 5
Los Angeles - August 7

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Student Voices

Dana Williamson '14
on why she came to NYU Law

Timothy Sprague '15
on living in Greenwich Village

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