Touro Law Welcomes More Than 200 Incoming First-Year J.D. Students

August 29, 2022

Touro Law welcomes an incoming class of 206 first year J.D. students, including full-time, part-time and FlexTime programs. 

The students come from 91 different undergraduate institutions and speak a total of 9 different languages. The class includes 47% female students and 35% minority students. Twenty-five of the students hold graduate degrees and they range in age from 20 to 54 years of age. Additionally, 90% of the students are receiving merit scholarships.

“This is an impressive group of first year students, and we wish them all the best on their journey to earning a Touro Law degree,” stated Dean Langan. “This is always an exciting time. So many of these students are following lifelong dreams to attend law school and many are the first in their family to earn a law degree. The excitement is contagious, and I can’t wait to see what these students will achieve.”

Touro Law is known for providing flexible programs to accommodate the needs of students. This year, students are enrolled in the newly restructured part-time program, which includes classes two evening during the week and on Sundays during their tenure. The FlexTime Program, a hybrid offering that combines asynchronous class sessions with in-person learning on Sundays, has grown in popularity since it was first offered in 2018. All incoming students will participate in Touro’s Court Observation Program and will have the opportunity to participate in a clinic or externship for credit prior to graduation.

Touro Law has always offered scholarship support to both incoming and current students. In the past 10 years, the law school has added more than 67 named scholarships to those scholarships awarded administratively. Alumni, law firms, corporations and friends have donated the new scholarships.

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Touro University Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law is located adjacent to both a state and a federal courthouse in Central Islip, New York. Touro Law’s proximity to the courthouses, coupled with programming developed to integrate the courtroom into the classroom, provide a one-of-a kind learning experience for law students, combining a rigorous curriculum taught by expert faculty with a practical courtroom experience. Touro Law is dedicated to providing hands-on learning that enables students to gain experience while offering much-needed legal services in the community.

Touro Law, which has an alumni base of more than 6,500, offers full- and part-time JD programs where students can earn a degree in 2, 3 or 4 years and provides four areas of concentration Additionally, Touro offers a hybrid, four-year FlexTime JD Program combining online and on campus learning. Touro Law offers several dual degree programs and graduate law programs for US and foreign law graduates. Touro Law Center is part of Touro University.
Touro University – Touro University is a system of non-profit institutions of higher and professional education chartered in 1970. Touro was founded primarily to enrich the Jewish heritage and to serve the larger American and global community. Approximately 19,000 students are currently enrolled at Touro University’s various schools and divisions, which encompass 35 campuses and locations in New York, California, Nevada, Illinois, Berlin, Jerusalem and Moscow. New York Medical College; Touro University California and Touro University Nevada; Touro University Worldwide and its Touro College Los Angeles division; as well as Hebrew Theological College in Skokie, Illinois are separately accredited institutions within the Touro University system. For more information, visit more information, visit

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