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St. John's University

School of Law

Queens, NY

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St. John's University

Overview

St. John's University / School of Law is located in Queens, NY, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Juris Doctor/Master of Laws (JD/LL M)
Master of Business Administration/Juris Doctor (MBA/JD)
Master of Arts/Juris Doctor (MA/JD)
Master of Laws (LL M)
Juris Doctor (JD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 52
Doctoral Degrees 215

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam LSAT
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam LSAT or GRE
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

2,809
Applied
1,159
Accepted
297
Enrolled
41%

Applying

100
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline May 15th May 15th Yes
Spring deadline October 15th October 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam LSAT
Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree, two letters of recommendation, personal statement, resume, official transcripts from law school (including class rank) and undergraduate schools attended
Doctoral Degree Exam LSAT or GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree, two letters of recommendation, personal statement, resume, official transcripts from law school (including class rank) and undergraduate schools attended

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Recommended TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 100
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

815
Total Graduate Students
11%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
88%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 8.59%
Black or African American 6.63%
White or Caucasian 64%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 6.63%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.58%
Unknown 1.23%

Gender

Male (52%)
Female (47%)

Faculty

100
Total faculty
Full-time - 39
Part-time - 61
Male (41)
Female (59)

Research

Focus of faculty research: International law, social justice, dispute resolution, commercial law, Constitutional law
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
2,066,262

Location & Contact

Address 8000 Utopia Parkway
Queens, NY  11439
United States
Contact Michael A. Simons Esq.
Dean
Email: simonsm@stjohns.edu
Phone: 718-990-6601
Fax: 718-990-6694

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