Touro Law School

Touro Law School or Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center was established in 1980 as part of Touro College, a private, coeducational institution based in New York City. Founded under Jewish auspices by Dr. Bernard Lander, the College was chartered by the Board of Regents of the University of the State of New York in 1970. In April 1986, the Law Center was officially named the Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center, in honor of Judge Fuchsberg, a distinguished litigator who served as an associate justice of the New York State Court of Appeals, the state?s highest court, from 1975 to 1983.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Contact Website (Website) http://www.tourolaw.edu/
Admissions Dean (Admissions Dean) admissions@tourolaw.edu
Location (Location) Central Islip, NY
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Quick Facts

Founded : 1980
ABA Accredited : Yes
AALS Member : Yes

Rankings

US News Week : 50
Vault Top 25 : N/A
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Median LSAT : 147
Median GPA : 3.03
Acceptance Rate : 61%


Touro Law School Admissions

Touro Law School is considered a Somewhat Competitive law school, which accepts only 61% of its applicants. Comparatively, Touro is Significantly Higher than the average cost for law school.

  Applications Offers Matriculated
Class of 2020 999 609 (60.96%) 196 (19.6%)
  25% Median 75%
GPA 2.77 3.03 3.31
LSAT 145 147 149

Tuition And Financial AID

  In-State Resident Non-Resident
Full Time $45,950 $45,950
Part Time $34,320 $34,320
Living Expenses  
Living on-campus: N/A
Living off-campus: $28,682
Living at home: $28,682

Important Dates

Early Decision 1 : N/A
Early Decision 2 : N/A
Regular Decision : N/A
Application Fee : N/A

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Touro Law School Community

Touro Law School is considered to have a Somewhat Favorable student to faculty ratio. The average class size for 1L sections is approximately Above Average compared to other law schools. Student diversity at Touro is Average.

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FACULTY STATISTICS

  • Full Time : 29
  • Part Time : 30

FACULTY

  • # Female Faculty : 35
  • # Minority Faculty : 8

RATIO

18.5 Students

1 Faculty

HOUSING OPTIONS

  • On Campus Housing : Yes
  • Graduate Housing : No
  • Law Specific Housing : Yes

Touro Law School Curriculum

The size of 1L sections affects the quality and consistency of teaching in law schools. Generally with smaller 1L section sizes, students receive more individualized attention. Touro College 1L section size is 75% smaller than law schools in New York and 39% smaller than all PRIVATE law schools.

1L Section Size Comparison

Touro Law School: 105
New York Average: 184
PRIVATE School Average: 146
  • Positions Available in Advanced Courses
  • Simulation Courses : 486
  • Faculty Supervised Clinics : 240
  • Students Involved in Advanced Activities
  • Field Placements : 96
  • Law Journals : 61
  • Moot Court/Mock Trials : 0

Attrition Rates

  • First Year : 26.2%
  • Second Year : 4.6%
  • Third Year : 0.6%
  • Fourth Year : 0.0%

Touro Law School Employment

Deciding to attend law school requires a large financial investment with the goal of securing employment upon graduation. The Touro College class of 2015 had an employment rate of 80% with 0% pursuing an additional degree.

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In 2015, 100.0%% of students reported their employment status 9-months after graduation.

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Type of Employment

  • Law Firms: 62.0%
  • Business: 16.0%
  • Government: 16.0%
  • Public Interest: 6.0%
  • Academia: 1.0%
  • New York: 95%
  • New Jersey: 5%
  • Washington: 1%

Bar Passage Rates

  • Reporting: 100.0%
  • First Time Takers: 193
  • Average School: 65.3%
  • Average State: 78.6%
  • Pass Difference: -13.3%

Top Bar Jurisdiction

  • New York : 78.6%
  • Passed : 126 of 193 (65.3%)
  • State Average : 78.6%
  • Difference : -13.3%