Brooklyn Law School

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2019 Default Rate
0.965%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
1,210
91.7% Full-Time

About

Brooklyn Law School is a higher education institution located in Kings County, NY. In 2022, the most popular Professional Doctorate concentrations at Brooklyn Law School were Law (342 degrees awarded).

In 2022, 353 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Brooklyn Law School. 58.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 41.4% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (208 degrees), 4.62 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (45 degrees).

Costs

Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
0.965%
2019 Default Rate
3
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Brooklyn Law School was 0.965%, which represents 3 out of the 311 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

Brooklyn Law School had a total enrollment of 1,210 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Brooklyn Law School is 1,110 students and the part-time enrollment is 100. This means that 91.7% of students enrolled at Brooklyn Law School are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Brooklyn Law School, both undergraduate and graduate, is 62.4% White, 11.7% Hispanic or Latino, 10.7% Asian, 4.21% Black or African American, 3.64% Two or More Races, and 0.0826% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (35.8%), followed by White Male (27.7%) and Asian Female (7.39%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

91.7%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Brooklyn Law School in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,210 students. The full-time enrollment at Brooklyn Law School is 1,110 and the part-time enrollment is 100. This means that 91.7% of students enrolled at Brooklyn Law School are enrolled full-time compared with 71.2% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    755 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    142 enrolled students
  3. Asian
    130 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Brooklyn Law School is 62.4% White, 11.7% Hispanic or Latino, 10.7% Asian, 4.21% Black or African American, 3.64% Two or More Races, and 0.0826% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 42.1% White, 19.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.1% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 37 students (3.06%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 61 more women than men received degrees from Brooklyn Law School. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Brooklyn Law School is white (208 degrees awarded). There were 4.62 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (45 degrees).

The most common Professional Doctorate concentration at Brooklyn Law School is Law (342 degrees awarded).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Brooklyn Law School, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Legal (353 degrees awarded).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Brooklyn Law School are Paralegals & legal assistants (12,815 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (11,076 people), Other managers (3,401 people), Secretaries and administrative assistants, except legal, medical, and executive (1,539 people), and Police officers (1,474 people).

The most specialized majors at Brooklyn Law School in 2022 are Legal (353 degrees awarded) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The most specialized majors at Brooklyn Law School are Legal (353 degrees awarded) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Brooklyn Law School are Legal services (18,392 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (7,464 people), Insurance carriers (3,224 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,184 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (2,851 people).

The most specialized majors at Brooklyn Law School are Legal (353 degrees awarded) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Brooklyn Law School.
Most Common (2022)
342 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common professional doctorate concentration at Brooklyn Law School was Law with 342 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of degree-majors recipients from professional doctorate programs at Brooklyn Law School according to their major.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

146
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
207
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 146 degrees were awarded to men at Brooklyn Law School, which is 0.705 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (207).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 144 degrees were awarded to men at Brooklyn Law School in Law, which is 0.727 times less than the 198 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 198 degrees were awarded to men at Brooklyn Law School in Law, which is 1.38 times more than the 144 male recipients with that same degree.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    208 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    45 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    35 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Brooklyn Law School is white (208 degrees awarded). There were 4.62 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (45 degrees).

1.7% of degree recipients (6 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    119 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    89 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    28 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Brooklyn Law School is white female (119 degrees awarded). There were 1.34 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (89 degrees).

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Operations

Brooklyn Law School has an endowment valued at nearly $243M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−9.46%) compared to the 0.21% average return (24.5k on 11.6M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2022, Brooklyn Law School had a total salary expenditure of 58M. Brooklyn Law School employs 38 Professors, 20 Assistant professors and 8 Associate professors. Most academics at Brooklyn Law School are Male Professor (19), Female Professor (19), and Female Assistant professor (15).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Brooklyn Law School are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 41 employees, Management, with 28 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 11 employees.

Endowment

$243M
2022 Endowment
11.3%
decline from 2021

Brooklyn Law School has an endowment valued at about $243M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Brooklyn Law School declined 11.3% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $231M higher than than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

This line chart shows how the endowment at Brooklyn Law School (in red) compares to that of some similar universities.

The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$24.5M
2022 Salaries
7.14%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Brooklyn Law School paid a median of $24.5M in salaries, which represents 42.3% of their overall expenditure ($58M) and a 7.14% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 3.17M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$11.3M
Instructional Salaries
68
Number of Employees

In 2022, Brooklyn Law School paid a total of $11.3M to 68 employees working as instructors, which represents 46% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $975k (30.7%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
38 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
41 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Brooklyn Law School were Professor with 38 employees, Assistant professor with 20 employees, and Associate professor with 8 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Brooklyn Law School were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 41 employees, Management with 28 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 11 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Professor
  2. Female Professor
  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Brooklyn Law School was Male Professor with 19 employees, Female Professor with 19 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 15 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Brooklyn Law School.

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