Students applying to the University at Buffalo School of Law will be allowed to submit the GRE instead of the LSAT beginning with the fall semester.
That means that the majority of New York’s 15 law schools now accept the Graduate Record Exam.
“The cost of standardized tests can be very expensive,” Dean Aviva Abramovsky said in a statement. “Students who have not made a final decision regarding their educational path must often take more than one test, or are forced to make a difficult decision regarding which test they can afford to take.”
There are more than 30 law schools across the country that accept the GRE, including the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Brooklyn Law School, Columbia Law School, Cornell Law School, Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University, New York University School of Law and St. John’s University School of Law.
Cornell is taking small steps for now. It will admit no more than 20 students with GRE or GMAT scores to the 2019 incoming class. That equates to about 10 percent of the class.