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UM Carey Law: Just the Numbers and Facts

Below are various rankings in which the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law (UM Carey Law) is included, followed by some facts and figures about UM Carey Law.

U.S. News & World Report's 2012 edition of Best Grad Schools Rankings:
UM Carey Law is #42 overall among law schools. The UM Carey Law Part-Time Program is #8. In specialty areas, UM Carey Law is ranked as follows:


Health Law: #3
Clinical Law: #6
Environmental Law: #7
Trial Advocacy: #8

 

2011 National Law Journal - Go-To Law Schools: #38
(Ranking of schools from which the Top NLJ 250 law firms hire grads)

2011 National Jurist – Diversity Honor Roll: B+

2010 National Jurist – Public Service Honor Roll: A+

2010 Leiter Reports - Ranking of Top 40 Law Schools by Student Quality: #35

2009 National Jurist – Best Law Schools for Public Interest Law: #7

Profile of Fall 2011 Entering Class

  • Class size: 276 (225 day, 51 evening)
  • Percentage of men/women: 46/54
  • Minority Representation: 37%
  • Median LSAT score: 162
  • Median undergraduate GPA: 3.6
  • Number of states represented: 28 and the District of Columbia
  • Number of countries represented: 9
  • Number of undergraduate institutions represented: 134

Faculty

  • Number of full-time faculty: 58
  • Number of full-time female faculty: 28
  • Number of full-time faculty of color: 12
  • Number of adjunct faculty: 145

Interesting Facts about the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law

  • the School of Law is the third oldest law school in the country
  • UM Carey Law students provide more than 110,000 hours of free legal services to the Maryland Community each year
  • every year UM Carey Law students represent clients from every continent in the world through: five international clinics, numerous externships abroad, and a Baltimore-based immigration clinic


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