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School of Law Northeastern University

  • Boston, MA
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 60%40%
    student ratio
  • 616
    total students
  • Not Reported
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • March 1
    fall application deadline
  • 39%
    acceptance rate
  • 8 Degrees
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Law Juris Doctor (JD)
      Juris Doctor/Master of Arts (JD/MA)
      Juris Doctor/Master of Business Administration (JD/MBA)
      Juris Doctor/Master of Environmental Law and Policy (JD/MELP)
      Juris Doctor/Master of Public Health (JD/MPH)
      Juris Doctor/Master of Science (JD/MS)
      Juris Doctor/Master of Science in Accounting/Master of Business Administration (JD/MSA/MBA)
      Master of Legal Studies (MLS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees 217
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 1
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? No
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? Yes
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees Recommendation of faculty, 103 quarter hours of academic credit, four quarters of cooperative work under the supervision of an attorney, fulfillment of the public interest graduation requirement, rigorous writing requirement
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

39% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 3,216
    • Accepted 1,259
    • Acceptance Rate 39
    • Enrolled 168
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $75
    • Application Fee - International $75
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline March 1st March 1st Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesNot Reported
    • Doctoral's DegreesLSAT, personal statement; resume; two recommendations; current CAS report (including transcripts from all academic institutions attended)
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL recommended, 600 paper based, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *Not Reported
    • Out-of-state tuition *Not Reported
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year feesNot Reported
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsFebruary 15
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Tuition Waivers, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students616
    • Female Percentage60%
    • Male Percentage40%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students616
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Full-time Percentage100%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino12%
    • Black / African American10%
    • White / Caucasian54%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian9%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races4%
    • Unknown11%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty85
    • Full-time Percentage53%
    • Part-time Percentage47%
    • Female Percentage45%
    • Male Percentage55%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchHuman rights, health, criminal, corporate/finance, international
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

School of Law

Northeastern University

400 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115-5005
United States

Jeremy Paul

Dean

Phone: 617-373-3307
Fax: 617-373-8793
Email: j.paul@neu.edu

Information Contact

Phone: 617-373-2395
Fax: 617-373-8865
Email: lawadmissions@neu.edu



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