University of Miami Law School

The University of Miami School of Law, founded in 1926, is the law school of the University of Miami, located in Coral Gables, Florida, in the United States. The University of Miami School of Law has a notable faculty, recognized for the volume of its publishing and the frequency with which the law school faculty's work is cited by others. The faculty includes professors with a wide range of legal interests and expertise, most of whom are leaders in their scholarly fields and play important roles in the legal community.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Contact Website (Website) http://www.law.miami.edu/
Admissions Dean (Admissions Dean) admissions@law.miami.edu
Location (Location) Coral Gables, FL
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Quick Facts

Founded : 1926
ABA Accredited : Yes
AALS Member : Yes

Rankings

US News Week : 60
Vault Top 25 : N/A
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Median LSAT : 157
Median GPA : 3.36
Acceptance Rate : 55%


Miami Law School Admissions

Miami Law School is considered a Somewhat Competitive law school, which accepts only 55% of its applicants. Comparatively, Miami is Significantly Higher than the average cost for law school.

  Applications Offers Matriculated
Class of 2021 2599 1413 (54.37%) 306 (11.8%)
  25% Median 75%
GPA 3.15 3.36 3.60
LSAT 154 157 160

Tuition And Financial AID

  In-State Resident Non-Resident
Full Time $47,774 $47,774
Part Time N/A N/A
Living Expenses  
Living on-campus: N/A
Living off-campus: $27,041
Living at home: $11,178

Important Dates

Early Decision 1 : N/A
Early Decision 2 : N/A
Regular Decision : N/A
Application Fee : $60

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Miami Law School Community

Miami Law School is considered to have a Favorable student to faculty ratio. The average class size for 1L sections is approximately Above Average compared to other law schools. Student diversity at Miami is Above Average.

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FACULTY STATISTICS

  • Full Time : 78
  • Part Time : 88

FACULTY

  • # Female Faculty : 74
  • # Minority Faculty : 36

RATIO

12.0 Students

1 Faculty

HOUSING OPTIONS

  • On Campus Housing : Yes
  • Graduate Housing : Yes
  • Law Specific Housing : No

Miami Law School Curriculum

The size of 1L sections affects the quality and consistency of teaching in law schools. Generally with smaller 1L section sizes, students receive more individualized attention. University of Miami 1L section size is 41% larger than law schools in Florida and 38% larger than all PRIVATE law schools.

1L Section Size Comparison

Miami Law School: 237
Florida Average: 139
PRIVATE School Average: 146
  • Positions Available in Advanced Courses
  • Simulation Courses : 1177
  • Faculty Supervised Clinics : 300
  • Students Involved in Advanced Activities
  • Field Placements : 285
  • Law Journals : 322
  • Moot Court/Mock Trials : 0

Attrition Rates

  • First Year : 10.0%
  • Second Year : 0.0%
  • Third Year : 0.0%
  • Fourth Year : 0.0%

Miami Law School Employment

Deciding to attend law school requires a large financial investment with the goal of securing employment upon graduation. The University of Miami class of 2016 had an employment rate of 90% with 2% pursuing an additional degree.

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In 2016, 83.5%% of students reported their employment status 9-months after graduation.

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Type of Employment

  • Law Firms: 62.0%
  • Business: 17.0%
  • Government: 13.0%
  • Public Interest: 3.0%
  • Academia: 2.0%
  • Florida: 75%
  • New York: 4%
  • District of Columbia: 4%

Bar Passage Rates

  • Reporting: 83.5%
  • First Time Takers: 393
  • Average School: 81.1%
  • Average State: 72.1%
  • Pass Difference: 9.0%

Top Bar Jurisdiction

  • Florida : 72.1%
  • Passed : 266 of 328 (81.1%)
  • State Average : 72.1%
  • Difference : 9.0%