NEW YORK — No, it’s not a clerical error.
Brooklyn Law School said Monday that it will refund graduates 15 percent of the total they paid in tuition if they are still searching for a job nine months after receiving their degree.
The program is called “Bridge to Success” and will begin with the incoming class of 2015.
The payment will be made in a lump sum and is meant to act as a safety net that will help give students more time to find “meaningful, full-time employment,” the school said in a statement.
According to the law school — which has total enrollment of about 1,100 — its job placement record in the last two years has been approximately 90 percent.
The partial tuition refund program is the latest in a series of initiatives undertaken by the school in an effort to help students and alumni.
Last year, Brooklyn Law announced a 15 percent tuition reduction. And the year before the school created a 2-year J.D. program, the first of its kind in the New York City area.