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Scholastic Standing

The rules of the School of Law–Newark governing scholastic standing — including statements on academic probation and dismissal — may be found in the Student Handbook, which is revised and published on the Law School webpage the beginning of each academic year. Generally, a student whose cumulative GPA is less than 2.33 is on probation and whose GPA is less than 2.0 may be subject to dismissal. At the end of two semesters (three for part-time students), a student whose GPA is below 1.50 is subject to automatic dismissal without a hearing. All students whose GPA is below a 2.7 are under the jurisdiction of the Committee on Scholastic Standing, and may be guided in their course selection by Dean Rothman. You must have a minimum GPA of 2.33 to graduate.