Fordham Law Ranked Top 20 School for Highest Average Salary


Fordham Law has been ranked #15 among law schools for the highest average salary, according to a report released by SoFi, an online personal finance company. The study lists the average salary for Fordham graduates as $160,590, putting Fordham ahead of Stanford, George Washington, UCLA, Vanderbilt, and UT–Austin.

Salaries reported by SoFi represent only those who have inquired about refinancing their student loans with the company. The report was compiled using data gathered from more than 60,000 student loan refinancing applications to the company over a 3-year period, from January 2014 to December 2016.

Fordham Law also scored well in the report’s salary-to-debt ratio, which measured the highest average salary relative to average student debt. Fordham Law’s ratio was 1.1, putting it in the company of Columbia, NYU, Chicago, Northwestern, USC, and Vanderbilt.

The rankings were reported in the New York TimesBusiness Insider, and Bloomberg Law.

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