J.D. Admissions

Explore the Fordham Law Difference

Curious, creative, and committed to the craft of law. Those words describe the people you’ll meet at Fordham Law School.

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#3 in employment of law school graduates by the top 100 law firms in their New York City offices (AmLaw 100/ALM Legal Compass, 2024).
#18 "Go-To Law School" according to National Law Journal.
91 countries represented in Fordham Law's global alumni network. Graduates can be found in all 50 states.
135,000 hours of public interest work performed by the class of 2021 during their time at Fordham Law.



Welcome to Fordham Law

Fordham Law students reflect our global society and represent diverse groups, perspectives, and interests. They possess a wide range of experiences and embody the school’s spirit of service. They plan to take full advantage of Fordham’s practical legal education offerings including our highly ranked clinicsexternships, Alternative Dispute Resolution program, and competition programs such as Moot Court and Moore Advocates. They understand the value of the Fordham Law difference, our dynamic location, and our reputation for excellence.