There are as many reasons for deciding where to go to law school as there are law students. But according to data collected by the Law School Admissions Council, applicants cite certain key factors as most important.
Maryland benefits from a vibrant downtown location in close proximity to Washington, DC, with easy access to the major cities of the East Coast.
Maryland's faculty are national leaders in a wide range of subject areas. Our outstanding 12:1 student/faculty ratio means students receive personalized attention from and work alongside these faculty leaders every day.
We are home to a variety of groundbreaking specialty programs in a wide range of areas, from homeland security to law and health care, clinical and environmental law, and beyond. J.D. students can explore areas of particular interest through experiential learning opportunities and a specialized curriculum, and LL.M. candidates develop expertise in a specific area of study.
Maryland's focus on experiential learning provides our students a wide range of real-life lawyering experiences and prepares them to hit the ground running in a variety of careers.
The School of Law is housed in a new, state-of-the-art facility with comfortable surroundings, ample student study and practice space, and a library with comprehensive print and electronic resources.
There are many reasons for choosing where to attend law school. If your reasons include selecting a premier law school in the national capital region, the choice is clear.
Office of Admissions
University of Maryland School of Law
500 West Baltimore Street
Baltimore, MD 21201-1786
Phone: (410) 706-3492
Fax: (410) 706-1793