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At Fordham Law, you have options.
Our highly selective Juris Doctor program includes a traditional, full-time degree, as well as a part-time J.D. program.
We look beyond numbers.
Your LSATs and GPAs are helpful signposts; they are not the end of the road. We consider your personal statement, letters of recommendation, professional experience, and your complete application. We are committed to the practice of equity through diversity and inclusion, and we select applicants who are bright, innovative, and passionate about the law. Learn more about our selection criteria.
Last year, we received almost 5,000 applications, representing individuals from 30 U.S. states and the District of Columbia, as well as from 14 countries.
Our most recent entering class of approximately 400 students came from diverse careers in the public and private sectors, military academies, music conservatories, liberal arts colleges, national research universities, and distinguished graduate programs ranging from engineering to theology.