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Quinnipiac University School of Law offers a juris doctor (JD) degree, a joint JD/MBA degree, a joint JD/MELP degree, an LLM in health law and a certificate program in health care compliance.

In August 2014, the law school opened the doors to a new state-of-the-art facility on the University's 104-acre North Haven Campus, a graduate-centered campus home to the schools of Health Sciences, Medicine, Nursing, and Education, as well as the master of social work program.

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Campus
Academics
Student Body
Costs & Financial Aid
Student Life
Everything Else

Campus
Location: The Quinnipiac School of Law is in a stunning new facility on Quinnipiac's North Haven, Conn., campus, which is uniquely situated near New York, Boston, Hartford and New Haven, at the heart of one of the largest concentrations of private law firms, corporate headquarters, and financial institutions in the country. View directions

Learn more about the Greater New Haven region and all it offers in this brochure.

Buildings: The new Quinnipiac School of Law Center is 154,749 square feet and includes a 180-seat two-tiered courtroom with judge's chambers and jury room. The graduate-focused North Haven Campus, comprising three interconnected buildings including the School of Law Center, is expansive and architecturally distinctive, with an array of shared amenities, a beautiful full-service dining commons, bookstore, ample parking, and convenient highway access.  

Academics
Degree programs:
JD; JD/MBA; JD/MELP (Master in Envirnomental Law and Policy with Vermont Law); LLM in Health Law. Health Care Compliance Certificate Learn more

Concentrations: civil advocacy and dispute resolution, criminal law and advocacy, family law, health law, intellectual property, and tax. Learn more

Externships: corporate counsel, judicial, legal services, legislative, mediation, public interest, business, criminal justice, employment and labor, envirnomental and energy, family and juvenile law, health, intellectual property, sports and entertainment, tax, and field placement II. Learn more

In-house clinical programs: civil justice (includes employment law, health law, family law, immigration, prisoner reentry, education law, juvenile justice, death penalty abolition, constitutional law, policy advocacy, and community lawyering), tax, defense appellate, prosecution appellate, advanced, evening. Learn more

Other learning opportunities: summer study in Ireland, other opportunities to study abroad.

Full-time faculty: 26; adjunct: 28 per semester

Student-to-faculty ratio: 12 to 1; average class size: 18

Student Body
Enrollment: 288

  • First-year profile: 53 percent male, 47 percent female; 9 percent students of color; average age: 25.
  • LSAT scores: (median): 153
  • GPA: (median): 3.35

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Costs & Financial Aid
Tuition: Full-time students: $46,260 ($23,130 per semester). Part-time students: $1,620 per credit.

Financial aid: Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) available. Admitted applicants who applied by the March 1 priority deadline are also automatically considered for merit-based grants and scholarships that range from $10,000 per year to full tuition. More about paying for law school

Student Life
Student organizations:
More than 30 clubs plus the opportunity to create your own.

Housing: Quinnipiac University assists first-year law students with housing via an on-line housing forum and roommate locator.

Everything Else
President: John L. Lahey. Learn more about Quinnipiac University’s leadership

Dean: Jennifer Gerarda Brown. Read her welcome message

Accreditations: Fully approved by the American Bar Association and a member of the Association of American Law Schools. The ABA can be contacted at:
American Bar Association
Office of the Consultant on Legal Education/
Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
321 N. Clark Street, 21st Floor
Chicago, IL 60654
Phone: 312-988-6738
Fax: 312-988-5681

Alumni: 5,959 in 49 states.

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