When Making Law School Decision, Pre-Law Students Look at Ranking
When Making Law School Decision, Pre-Law Students Look at Ranking
19 More Law Schools Joining US Patent and Trademark Office Program
19 More Law Schools Joining US Patent and Trademark Office Program
Cooley Law School Moves One Step Closer to Partnership with Western Michigan
Cooley Law School Moves One Step Closer to Partnership with Western Mi...
Vermont Law Professor Cheryl Hanna Dies Unexpectedly
Vermont Law Professor Cheryl Hanna Dies Unexpectedly
Your profile matches an open legal position. Apply now!
Job Listings

Seton Hall University Expands Tuition Program to Include Law School

facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmail

Seton Hall University announced via a press release on Tuesday that it has expanded its program that permits students who qualify to save over 50 percent on tuition. The program has been extended to include the law school. The program was created and enacted last year. In the academic year of 2013-14, tuition will decrease to $22,330 for eligible incoming first-year students.

The program began last year so students could attend the private university for tuition rates that are closer to those of Rutgers University’s in-state tuition rates. The reason that the program is being extended to the law school is so it can offer “a private legal education at a public school price.”

The President of Seton Hall University, Dr. Gabriel Esteban, said the following in the press release: “Similar to the program for undergraduate study, this initiative reflects Seton Hall’s commitment to serving our community. It provides access to a high-quality private education at a cost comparable to a public institution.”

The dean of the law school, Patrick E. Hobbs, said in the press release that “The legal industry is undergoing substantial change, and for those who choose law, we have a duty to respond in a meaningful way – making legal education more practice oriented and employment focused as well as more affordable. Our Legal Practice Curriculum, numerous clinics, pro bono programs and comprehensive intern and externship programs address the first concerns; this tuition cut will help to answer the next, making Seton Hall Law School more affordable for those who wish to attend.”

What

 job title, keywords

Where

 city, state, zip



Get JD Journal in Your Mail
Subscribe to our FREE daily news alerts and get the latest updates on the most happening events in the legal, business, and celebrity world. You also get your daily dose of humor and entertainment!!


The Dean of Enrollment Management, Gisele Joachim, said the following in the press release: “Extending the University’s tuition reduction program to our Law School helps lend clarity and transparency to merit-based financial aid and the process of financing a legal education. We believe it’s critically important to share as much information as possible with our students about the economic drivers of a legal education: tuition, financial aid and employment outcomes. In this instance, the tuition reduction program is quite simple: admitted students who meet our eligibility criteria automatically receive the reduction. And if they meet our criteria for renewal, they will receive that tuition reduction until they graduate. ”

In the press release, the school noted the specifics for the program, which are as follows:

  1. To qualify for this tuition discount, students must have an LSAT score of 158 and higher and an undergraduate GPA of 3.5 or higher;
  2. Students who apply to Seton Hall Law and meet the academic criteria will automatically receive this tuition rate reduction;
  3. Open to first-time, first-year full-time or part-time students entering Seton Hall Law in Fall 2013;
  4. This program is open to students from all states; and
  5. Students may also be eligible for additional merit and/or need-based financial aid.
Seton Hall University Expands Tuition Program to Include Law School by
facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmail

Tagged: , ,

Posted by on December 19, 2012. Filed under Law School News. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can skip to the end and leave a response. Pinging is currently not allowed.

 

 

Job of the Day
ATTORNEY
USA-MO-Saint Louis

St. Louis-based commercial/industrial real estate company seeks attorney with 5 or more years experience .  Successful candidate must have experience negotiating and drafting purchase and sale co...