law school of New York University in Manhattan, New York City
The New York University School of Law is the law school of New York University. Established in 1835, it is the oldest law school in New York City. The school offers J.D., LL.M., and J.S.D. degrees in law, and is located in Greenwich Village in Lower Manhattan.
NYU Law is currently ranked the 4th best law school in the world by Shanghai's Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) by subject Law. NYU Law is also consistently ranked in the top 10 by the QS World University Rankings. U.S. News & World Report currently ranks NYU Law 6th in the nation. It is ranked 1st in the country in both international law and tax law by U.S. News & World Report. NYU Law boasts the best overall faculty in the U.S. according to a recent study, with leading renowned experts in all fields of law.NYU Law is well known for its orientation toward public interest law. Its Root-Tilden-Kern program is a public interest law fellowship. According to the school's ABA-required disclosures, NYU Law's bar passage rate was 97.5% in 2017. An analysis by Law.com in 2019 ranked NYU Law 6th for employment outcomes, with 89.74% of graduates obtaining employment within ten months.
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