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Class of 2016 Profile

  • Class Size: 196
  • Median LSAT: 155
  • 25th-75th% LSAT: 152 - 156
  • Median GPA: 3.29
  • 25th-75th% GPA: 3.06 - 3.45

Admissions & Financial Aid Information

  • Merit- and need-based financial aid programs
  • Admissions application deadline: April 1
  • Financial Aid application deadlines:
    • Submit FAFSA on the Web to federal processor: early January
    • Submit College of Law financial aid application: February 15
  • Application processes for admission and financial aid must be done concurrently; do not wait for an admissions decision to begin the financial aid application process.
  • Tuition for 2014 - 2015: $44,000
  • Required fees: $2,050
  • Class of 2016 receiving institutional financial aid: 91%

Professional & Career Development

Employment Survey for the Class of 2013

  • Number of graduates in class: 204
  • Percent of class employed in all sectors or pursuing an advanced degree: 89%*
  • Percent of class that provided salary information:  40%
  • Average salary reported for 100+ attorney firms: $121,300
  • Average salary reported for all private practice: $77,400
  • Average salary reported for government employers: $54,100

*this percentage is calculated by adding the number of graduates employed in all sectors and types of employment (full-time/part-time/legal/non-legal - 164) to the number pursuing an advanced degree (9) and dividing that total by the number of graduates (204) minus the number of graduates whose employment status is unknown (10). 

View Office of Professional Development Employment Statistics

Featured Centers and Institutes

Centers and Institutes

  • Disability Law and Policy (DLPP)
  • Institute for National Security and Counterterrorism (INSCT)
  • Institute for the Study of the Judiciary, Politics and the Media (IJPM)
  • Property, Citizenship, and Social Entrepreneurism (PCSE)
  • Technology Commercialization Law (SUNTEC)

Clinical Programs

  • Bankruptcy Clinic
  • Children's Rights and Family Law Clinic
  • Community Development Law Clinic 
  • Criminal Defense Law Clinic
  • Disability Rights Clinic 
  • Elder law Clinic
  • Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic 
  • Securities Arbitration/Consumer Law Clinic

Externship Programs

Advocacy Skills Programs

  • Trial Advocacy Courses
  • Moot Court Teams and Competitions

First-Year Elective Courses

  • Employment Discrimination
  • Family Law
  • Health Law 
  • Special Education Law
  • Voting Rights

    * Courses may vary from year to year

Opportunities for Specialization & Interdisciplinary Study

Joint Degree Programs

  • J.D./M.S. in Cultural Foundations of Education (Disability Studies)
  • J.D./M.S. in Computer Science
  • J.D./Business Administration (M.B.A.) 
  • J.D./M.S. in Forensic Science
  • J.D./M.S. in Library Science
  • J.D./Master in Public Administration (M.P.A.)
  • J.D./M.S. Communications
  • J.D./M.A. and Ph.D. in Political Science
  • J.D./M.A. in Economics
  • J.D./M.A. in History
  • J.D./M.A. in International Relations
  • J.D./M.A. in Philosophy, and J.D./Doctor of Philosophy
  • J.D./Master of Social Work (M.S.W.)

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Study Abroad Program