Quinnipiac University School of Law

Quinnipiac University School of Law

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Quinnipiac University School of Law is an accredited law school located in North Haven, Connecticut. It was founded in 2000 and is part of Quinnipiac University. The law school offers a Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree program as well as a Master of Laws (LL.M.) degree program. Students can also pursue a dual degree in business administration and law, and take classes in areas such as health care law, intellectual property, environmental law, and legal writing. Quinnipiac’s practical approach to legal education emphasizes real-world experience through internships, externships, clinical experiences, and moot court competitions. The school also offers a variety of student organizations to help students engage with the community and build professional skills.

This page focuses on national rankings, acceptance rates, program costs, and merit-based scholarships of Quinnipiac University School of Law, an accredited law program in the United States.

Address: Quinnipiac University North Haven Campus
370 Bassett Rd, North Haven, CT 06473

Ranking: Quinnipiac University

Quinnipiac University School of Law is ranked among the top law schools in the United States. According to U.S. News & World Report, Quinnipiac is ranked #139 out of 194 law schools in the 2021 rankings. This ranking places Quinnipiac in the third tier of law schools nationwide, indicating that it provides a quality legal education at an affordable price. Additionally, Quinnipiac has been recognized by The Princeton Review as one of the best law schools for providing practical experience and preparing students for success after graduation. The school has also been recognized for its commitment to diversity and inclusion by preLaw Magazine and Diverse Issues in Higher Education Magazine.

In terms of bar passage rates, Quinnipiac University School of Law graduates have consistently scored higher than both state and national averages on the bar exam. In 2020, Quinnipiac’s first-time takers achieved a passage rate of 87%, which was significantly higher than both Connecticut’s average (82%) and the national average (78%). This shows that students who attend Quinnipiac are well-prepared to pass the bar exam upon graduation. Furthermore, many graduates have gone on to pursue successful careers as lawyers, judges, prosecutors, legislators, professors, business leaders and more.

Top Law Schools of 2020
Score N/A
Peer assessment score (5.0 highest) 2.1
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (5.0 highest) 2.1
25th-75th percentile GPA scores for all students 3.01-3.58
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for all students 154-159
Overall acceptance rate 38.2%
Student/faculty ratio 9.5
Graduates employed at graduation N/A
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation 94.0%
School’s bar passage rate for first-time test takers 90.8%
State where the greatest number of first-time test takers took the bar CT
Statewide bar passage rate for first-time test takers 85.5%

Tuition & Scholarships: Quinnipiac University

Quinnipiac University School of Law offers an affordable, high-quality legal education. Tuition for the full-time program is $48,360 for the 2020-2021 academic year, and tuition for the part-time program is $37,942. The school also offers a number of scholarship opportunities to help make your legal education more affordable. The school’s merit scholarships range from $15,000 to full tuition and are awarded based on academic excellence and leadership potential. Additionally, Quinnipiac University School of Law has a number of need-based grants available to those who demonstrate financial need. The school also offers a number of loan programs to help students finance their legal education. These include Federal Direct Unsubsidized Loans, Federal Direct Graduate PLUS Loans and private loan programs with competitive interest rates and repayment plans that can be tailored to meet each student’s individual needs. Finally, Quinnipiac University School of Law also has a work study program in which students can work part time in various positions on campus and in the community to help pay for their tuition expenses.

Financial Aid Office Information
Financial aid application deadline 04/15
Financial aid director Odette Franceskino
Financial aid telephone (203) 582-3405
2019-2020 Expenses
Tuition Full-time: $38,830 per year, part-time: $27,330 per year
Room and board $8,739
Books $1,200
Miscellaneous expenses $8,397
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? No
Does the university offer a public-interest scholarship program to current J.D. students? Yes
2019 Grants
Percentage of full-time students receiving grants of less than one-half tuition 43.1%
Percentage of part-time students receiving grants of less than one-half tuition 48.2%
Percentage of full-time students receiving grants of one-half tuition or more but less than full 27.8%
Percentage of part-time students receiving grants of one-half tuition or more but less than full 0.0%
Percentage of full-time students receiving grants of full tuition 7.3%
Percentage of part-time students receiving grants of full tuition 0.0%
Percentage of full-time students receiving grants of more than full tuition 0.0%
Percentage of part-time students receiving grants of more than full tuition 0.0%
25th percentile grant amount of aid per full-time recipient $6,000
Median grant amount of aid per full-time recipient (50th percentile) $16,000
75th percentile grant amount of aid per full-time recipient $25,000
25th percentile grant amount of aid per part-time recipient $3,750
Median grant amount of aid per part-time recipient (50th percentile) $6,000
75th percentile grant amount of aid per part-time recipient $7,000
Indebtedness
Average indebtedness of 2019 graduates who incurred law school debt $75,016
Proportion who borrowed 82.5%
Does the school offer a loan repayment assistance program for 2019 J.D. graduates? No

Quinnipiac University School of Law