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We also accept applications prepared with the Law School Admission Council`s LSACD on the Internet. This product allows you to use your computer to efficiently complete applications from all ABA-approved law schools. You can print your completed application and send it directly to New England Law School at the address provided, or you can use LSACD on the Internet to submit your law school application electronically to LSAC. LSAC will then send the printed and electronic versions of your application to our office. Admission decisions The Admissions Committee begins the evaluation procedure for the autumn semester in December and for the spring semester in September. The Faculty of Law does not meet the official application deadline. However, priority for admission decisions is given to candidates who apply before March 15 for the autumn semester and before March 1. October for the spring semester. For applicants interested in a scholarship, priority will be given to applications completed by February 1 for the fall semester and September 15 for the spring semester.

NESL has a rather favorable student-faculty ratio. The average class size for the 1L sections is approximately above average compared to other law schools. The diversity of students in New England is below average. NESL is considered a somewhat competitive law school that accepts only 81% of its applicants. In comparison, New England is significantly lower than the average cost of law school. Special authorizations Each year, the Admissions Committee examines applications for authorization from persons with atypical circumstances and backgrounds. Special admission applies to: LSAT and LSDAS application information and application forms may be requested in writing: Law School Admission Council, P.O. Box 2000, Newtown, PA 18940, or by telephone at (215) 968-1001. The New England School of Law offers full-time and part-time enrollment with an application deadline of March 15. In 2008, the school accepted 56.7% of all applicants who applied to the school. Students enrolled in this entry class had Law School Admission Test (LSAT) scores ranging from 149 to 153 (25th to 75th percentile). New England Law offers full-time and part-time departments (day and evening) and the student-faculty ratio is 23:1.

It is currently a medium-sized law school with approximately 1,100 students, with the majority of students in full-time programs. Applicants who wish to apply to the Center for the Rights of the Child, the Center for Intellectual Property Law and the Fellowship and Legal Writing Section of the Center for International and Comparative Law must complete the application process for admission to the Juris Doctor program and the separate application to the centers. Only applicants who have completed both applications will be considered for admission to the centres. Job interviews Interviews are not part of the admission process. The admissions office advises applicants for general information purposes only. Therefore, applicants are advised to attach all supporting documents to the application. Information brochures and CLEP registration forms are available from local colleges and universities or contact: Gateway Place College Level Examination Program, Suite 480 San Jose, CA 95110 (408) 452-1400 The Center for International Law and Policy, CILP, is used by students and faculty for research, analysis, and resource creation on a variety of topics. Some of the topics include CIA renditions in Europe, intergovernmental responsibility of peacekeepers, and hate speech. Students also have the opportunity to practice international law through internships abroad. Most students participate in war crimes prosecutions because schools have relationships with international criminal courts and tribunals. CILP also hosts the annual conference on international law by raising awareness of global legal work on issues such as Chinese reunification and Taiwanese independence, competition laws, responses to rogue regimes, the genocide in Rwanda and the development of new countries in the former Yugoslavia.

New England Law has maintained this legacy of excellence for more than a century. This tradition stems from its founding in 1908 as Portia Law School, the country`s first law school founded exclusively for women. This inclusive – and revolutionary – spirit continues today with a diverse student body of men and women from around the world. The school became co-educational in 1938 and its graduates live and work in the United States and in 29 countries around the world. New England Law`s Career Services Office works closely with students on all aspects of their job search, from finding their first internships to finding other opportunities to help them stand out in the workforce, to networking with lawyers, to creating impactful resumes. The office also provides access to several employment databases. According to official disclosures from NESL`s 2013 ABA, 40.6% of the class of 2013 got full-time, long-term and JD employment nine months after graduation. NESL Law School Transparency`s underemployment score is 30.4%, indicating the percentage of unemployed people in the class of 2013 who are unemployed nine months after graduation, seeking an additional degree, or in non-professional, short-term or part-time employment. The cost of the full-time program at NESL is $42,490. The cost of the part-time program is $31,868. These figures do not include other necessary living and educational expenses. In the 1980s, the school launched a program that allowed students to study abroad and work with former Soviet bloc states to develop their own legal systems.

New England Law also co-founded the Consortium for Innovative Legal Education; This allows students to study abroad in countries around the world and learn about foreign law and use their current training through internships. In 1996, law students from New England worked with the Office of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Tribunals, conducting legal research and analysis on war crimes committed in Rwanda and the former Yugoslavia. New England Law became a member of the Association of American Law Schools in 1998. In 2002, New England Law expanded its campus by purchasing adjacent buildings around the school`s current location. In 2008, the New England School of Law launched a new campaign to promote “New England Law| Boston,” in an effort to focus on its location. More than 100 courses are offered, including constitutional law, criminal law and ethics of the legal profession. New England Law offers LLM students the opportunity to specialize in many areas of law, including: New England Law`s Center for Business Law offers academic credits associated with external legal positions through one of CBL`s three institutes, which individually focus on corporate governance and ethics, intellectual property and tax law. Typical investments include Liberty Mutual, RNK Telecommunication, Natural Microsystems, Inc., the Boston Stock Exchange and the National Association of Securities Dealers.

The total cost of attendance (including tuition, fees and living expenses) at the NESL for the 2014-2015 academic year is $66,058 for full-time students and $52,752 for evening and part-time students.