In August 2014, the law school opened the doors to a new facility on the University's 150-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.
Location: The Quinnipiac School of Law is in a stunning facility on Quinnipiac's North Haven, Conn., campus, which is 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
Buildings: The Quinnipiac School of Law Center is 154,749 square feet and includes a 150-seat two-tiered courtroom with judge's chambers and jury deliberation room. The building opened in August 2014. 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.
- JD (juris doctor)
- JD/MBA (master of business administration)
- JD/MELP (master in environmental law and policy with Vermont Law)
- LLM in Health Law
- Health Care Compliance Certificate
- 3+3 combined bachelor's and JD degree
Concentrations: civil advocacy and dispute resolution, criminal law and advocacy, family law, health law, intellectual property and tax. Learn more about concentrations.
Externships: corporate counsel, judicial, legal services, legislative, mediation, public interest, business, criminal justice, employment and labor, environmental and energy, family and juvenile law, health, intellectual property, sports and entertainment, tax, and field placement II. Learn more about externships.
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, veterans advocacy, and community lawyering), tax, defense appellate, prosecution appellate, advanced, evening. Learn more about in-house clinical programs.
Full-time faculty: 20; adjuncts: 43 per semester. Learn more about our faculty.
Student-to-faculty ratio: 11 to 1; average class size: 18
- First-year profile: 44 percent male, 56 percent female; 24 percent students of color; average age: 26.
- LSAT scores (median): 152
- GPA (median): 3.42
Deadline: While the Office of Admissions works on a rolling admissions basis, they suggest submitting your application by March 1 for fall admission and scholarship consideration. Learn more about applying.
Costs & Financial Aid
Tuition: Full-time students: $47,190 ($23,595 per semester). Part-time students: $1,650 per credit.
Financial aid: Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) available. Admitted applicants are also automatically considered for merit-based grants and scholarships that range from $10,000 per year to full tuition. Learn more about paying for law school.
Student organizations: Approximately 30 clubs plus the opportunity to create your own. Learn more about student organizations.
Housing: Quinnipiac University assists first-year law students with housing via an on-line housing forum and roommate locator.
President of Quinnipiac University: John L. Lahey. Learn more about Quinnipiac University’s leadership.
Dean of the School of Law: Jennifer Gerarda Brown. Read her welcome message.
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
Alumni: 6,054 in 49 states.