Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University

Category: Graduate school | State: NY

About Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University

Located in the heart of New York City, Cardozo School of Law offers a leading legal education with one of the most vibrant clinical and field placement programs in the country. Cardozo's rigorous theoretical coursework is taught by faculty ranked 31st in the country for scholarly impact. Committed to providing a myriad of experiential learning opportunities for students, Cardozo is proud to offer hundreds of opportunities for students to gain real-world training in law firms, public interest organizations, and government agencies. Cardozo has consistently been ranked as a top ten law school in Intellectual Property and Alternative Dispute Resolution. Its alums are well represented in many fields including the creative industries of media, fashion, entertainment, and technology. Cardozo is the birthplace of The Innocence Project.

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Why attend Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University

At Cardozo Law, you will live and study in the heart of Manhattan, the legal and financial capital of the world. Situated in Greenwich Village, one of New York City's best neighborhoods, students are readily exposed to the myriad of opportunities available to them. Our clinics, field clinics, and externship programs offer exciting opportunities for students to do substantive legal work in the field and develop meaningful professional relationships. Furthermore, Cardozo School of Law is comprised of a diverse, dynamic and caring community led by professors who care deeply about their students and their success. The faculty here are known as top scholars and practitioners in their fields and are open and extremely accessible to all students.


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A program that prepares individuals for the independent professional practice of law, for taking state and national bar examinations, and for advanced research in jurisprudence. Includes instruction in the theory and practice of the legal system, including the statutory, administrative, and judicial components of civil and criminal law.

Undergraduate Graduate
In State Out of State In State Out of State
Tuition N/A N/A N/A $59,940
Fees N/A N/A N/A $670
Room N/A N/A N/A $14,000
Board N/A N/A N/A $5,700
Books N/A N/A N/A $3,500
Other Expenses N/A N/A N/A $4,536
Totals N/A N/A N/A $88,346
  • Approved for Post 9/11 GI Bill
  • Waives the admission application fee for military students and veterans
  • Provide admissions events or special admissions information sessions customized for prospective students who are military service members
  • Customized student orientation program for military students
  • Mentoring/on-boarding programs for new military students or veterans
  • Compliant with Section 702 of the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014 ("Choice Act")
  • Active duty or reserve military student returns without penalty after deployment
  • Returning student receive reimbursement or remission of course fees
  • Offers accelerated courses (i.e., 6-8 weeks course completion time)
  • Financial aid counseling
  • Full-time veteran counselors or advisors on staff
  • Campus/social networking events planned specifically for veterans?