New York City Program on Finance & Law

Frequently Asked Questions


Who is eligible to apply for the Program?

  1. School of Law students in their second or third year
  2. School of Law LL.M. students
  3. Admitted School of Law students interested in early assurance to the NYC Program
  4. UB joint degree candidates if one of the degrees currently being pursued is at the School of Law
  5. School of Management students in their second year

When are applications due?

Prior to registration for FA18.

What should applications include?

To apply online you will need to include your:
  1. Resume
  2. Transcript
  3. Brief (1-2 pages) statement of interest and relevant experience

All of these items can be uploaded with your online application.

If necessary, interviews will be conducted.

When will decisions be made?

On a rolling basis, beginning in early April.

Once you have been accepted into the Program, your Fall semester registration will be handled by the Office of Records, Registration, & Financial Aid.

Who gets priority for the Program?

We are looking for a mix of students with strong qualifications and genuine interest. We want students who will benefit from the experience.  Although desirable, a finance background is not necessary.

How many credits will the Program offer?

The Program will provide a total of 15 credits. It will satisfy the law school seminar requirement.

Is there housing available in New York City?

Students must make their own housing arrangements. Visit these sites for assistance in obtaining housing:

What impact does participation in the Program have on financial aid awards?

Law school students receiving financial aid should consult the following individual for assistance requesting financial aid award adjustments to accommodate the higher cost of living in New York City:

Brezetta Steverson
306b O'Brian Hall, North Campus