Albany Law School

Albany, NY

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Albany Law School

Albany Law School

Albany Law School Student Essentials

Albany Law School Student Essentials
Region: Northeast
Setting: Large Town Setting
Type: Private
Affiliation: Not applicable
Website: www.albanylaw.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: No
Enrollment: 707

About Albany Law School

If you want an outstanding law education at one of the oldest independent law schools in the nation, then the Albany Law School in Albany, New York, may be the place for you. Located at the home of New York’s highest courts, federal courts and state legislature, students are immersed in the study of law.

The school’s academics offer JD and master’s degrees for Law and International Law in more than 14 concentrations like government administration and regulation, health law, intellectual property law and more.

Albany Law also offers several joint degree programs in conjunction with area colleges in the Capital District like Union Graduate College, University at Albany, College of Saint Rose, and more.

Designed to provide a high quality educational experience and a wide variety of professional opportunities, these joint programs allow students to complete two degrees in four years as a full time student. Students must spend their first year of a joint degree program at Albany Law.

The school contains several resources dedicated to student success, like:

  • Government Law Center
  • Law Clinic and Justice Center
  • Center for Excellence in Teaching Law
  • Institute of Legal Studies/Continuing Legal Education

A broad range of student organizations are available, like the Albany Government Law Review, Albany Law School Civil Liberties Union, and many more.

Admissions are open to students from a variety of backgrounds, including everything from Pre-Law to Music.

Albany Law School offers its own scholarships and awards in addition to any federal financial aid that eligible students might receive.

Albany Law School Location

Albany Law School
80 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY 12208


Getting Around Albany Law School

Walkability

Excellent walkability. You do not need a car for this area.

9/10
walk

Transit

Some transit. This area has limited public transportation.

6/10
rail

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Albany, NY

Winter
Dec
36
21
Jan
31
15
Feb
35
17
Spring
Mar
44
26
Apr
58
37
May
69
47
Summer
Jun
78
57
Jul
82
62
Aug
80
60
Fall
Sep
72
52
Oct
60
40
Nov
48
32

Students

Total Students 707

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 4%
  • African American: 3%
  • Caucasian: 76%
  • American Indian or Alaska native: 1%
  • Asian: 5%
  • Unknown and Other: 11%
Latino 4%
African American 3%
Caucasian 76%
American Indian or Alaska native 1%
Asian 5%
Unknown and Other 11%

Full-Time 80%
Part-Time 20%
International 2%
Domestic 98%

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