Frequently Asked Questions

Who is eligible to apply for the New York City 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 New York City Program
  4. UB joint degree candidates if one of the degrees currently being pursued is at the School of Law

When are applications due?

Prior to registration for Spring semester.

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 September.

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

Who gets priority for the New York City 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 New York City Program offer?

The New York City Program will provide a total of 16 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: