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    New York (New York) -- Fordham University School of Law -- Accreditation: Full ABA -- Year Founded: 1905
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    Rankings, Employment and Costs

    Fordham University School of Law (commonly known as Fordham Law or Fordham Law School) is a part of Fordham University in the United States. The School is located in the Borough of Manhattan in New York City, and is one of eight ABA-approved law schools in that city. In 2013, 91% of the law school's first-time test takers passed the bar exam, placing the law school fifth-best among New York's 15 law schools.


    Rankings

    In the 2015 edition of U.S. News and World Report's "Best Graduate Schools," Fordham Law was ranked 36th.[10] It has the highest ranked part-time law program in New York state (ranked 3rd in the nation in the 2015 edition.)[11] Additionally, three specialty programs were nationally ranked: Dispute Resolution, 13th; Clinical Training, 14th, and Intellectual Property, 17th. According to the American Universities Admission Program's LL.M Rankings, the Fordham Law LL.M program was ranked 6th nationally in 2012. According to the National Law Journal, Fordham Law ranks 15th in percentage of class of 2013 graduates hired by "Big Law" firms (firms with 100 or more lawyers) [14] and 19th in percentage of 2013 graduates hired by NLJ 250 law firms. In 2013, 91% of the law school's first-time test takers passed the bar exam, placing the law school fifth-best among New York's 15 law schools.


    Employment

    According to Fordham Law's official 2013 ABA-required disclosures, 71.3% of the Class of 2013 were employed full-time nine months after graduation; 63.4% were in full-time, long-term, JD-required positions; 12.89% held positions the ABA classifies as "J.D. Advantage" (defined by NALP as "legal training is deemed to be an advantage or even necessary in the workplace"); and 22.5% were employed in public sector positions in government, nonprofit organizations, and judicial clerkships. Fordham Law's Law School Transparency under-employment score is 26.6%, indicating the percentage of the Class of 2013 unemployed, pursuing an additional degree, or working in a non-professional, short-term, or part-time job nine months after graduation.


    Costs

    The 2014-2015 tuition at Fordham Law is $51,880 for full-time J.D. students and $38,910 for part-time J.D. students; the estimated fees, room and board, and other expenses total $27,794 for full-time and $27,704 for part-time students (not including a $2,564 student health insurance charge, which the school will waive for students who have alternative health insurance coverage). The Law School Transparency estimated debt-financed cost of attendance for three years is $295,466.

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