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  This page focuses on national rankings, acceptance rates, program costs, and merit-based scholarships of Rutgers School of Law-Newark, an accredited law program in the United States. Should you be interested in detailed class statistics and career perspectives of Rutgers School of Law-Newark, please follow this link: https://www.topschoolsintheusa.com/the-school-of-law-at-rutgers-the-state-university-of-new-jersey-newark/

Ranking: Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey--Newark

Top Law Schools of 2009  
Score 43
Peer assessment score (5.0 highest) 2.6
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (5.0 highest) 2.8
25th-75th percentile GPA scores for all students 2.99-3.56
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for all students 155-160
Overall acceptance rate 25.6%
Student/faculty ratio 19.2
Graduates employed at graduation 83.6%
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation 94.8%
School's bar passage rate for first-time test takers 83.6%
State where the greatest number of first-time test takers took the bar NJ
Statewide bar passage rate for first-time test takers 81.8%

Tuition & Scholarships: Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey--Newark

Financial Aid Office Information  
Financial aid application deadline 03/01
Financial aid director Nancy Fornarotto
Financial aid telephone (973) 353-1702
2008-2009 Expenses  
Tuition In-state, full-time: $23,007 per year, part-time: $14,942 per year; Out-of-state, full-time: $32,777 per year, part-time: $21,534 per year
Room and board $11,110
Books $1,313
Miscellaneous expenses $2,288
Is the tuition the same for first-, second-, and third-year students? Yes
Does the university offer housing restricted to law students? No
Does the university offer graduate student housing for which law students are eligible? Yes
Does the university offer a public-interest scholarship program to current J.D. students? Yes
2008 Grants  
Percentage of full-time students receiving grants of less than one-half tuition 34.9%
Percentage of part-time students receiving grants of less than one-half tuition 15.0%
Percentage of full-time students receiving grants of one-half tuition or more but less than full 2.7%
Percentage of part-time students receiving grants of one-half tuition or more but less than full 1.3%
Percentage of full-time students receiving grants of full tuition 1.4%
Percentage of part-time students receiving grants of full tuition 0.4%
Percentage of full-time students receiving grants of more than full tuition 1.2%
Percentage of part-time students receiving grants of more than full tuition 0.9%
25th percentile grant amount of aid per full-time recipient $3,250
Median grant amount of aid per full-time recipient (50th percentile) $5,000
75th percentile grant amount of aid per full-time recipient $9,000
25th percentile grant amount of aid per part-time recipient $3,000
Median grant amount of aid per part-time recipient (50th percentile) $4,000
75th percentile grant amount of aid per part-time recipient $6,000
Indebtedness  
Average indebtedness of 2008 graduates who incurred law school debt $67,970
Proportion who borrowed 86.3%
Does the school offer a loan repayment assistance program for 2007 J.D. graduates? Yes

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