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Mississippi College School of Law

Admissions Profile

Admission rate %:
81%
Number students applying:
730
Number students accepted:
588
First-year attrition rate:
12%

LSAT Scores 2014

75th percentile:
153
Median:
147
25th percentile:
144

GPA 2014

75th percentile:
3.47
Median:
3.11
25th percentile:
2.71

Financial Profile

$3,400,000
Tuition and Fees Full-time Part-time
Resident 0 0
Non-resident $32,680 0
Living Expenses Full-time
On Campus N/A
Off Campus $28,100                 

Education Life Profile

School Population

Total number students enrolled:
432
Number students enrolled full-time:
409
Number students enrolled part-time:
23
Number of first-year students:
157

Gender Diversity

% Women faculty:
42%
% Women students:
45%

Ethnic / Racial / Global Diversity

% Minority faculty:
14%
% Minority students:
22%
% International students:
1%

Academic Profile

Student Opportunities

Number of law journals:
1
Names of law journals:
Mississippi College Law Review
% of students involved in law journals:
12%
Number of faculty-supervised clinical courses:
7
Names of faculty-supervised clinical courses:
Child Advocacy in Youth Court, Child Advocacy in Chancery Court, Local Externship I, Local Externship II, Mission First Legal Aid, Remote Externship, Adoption Clinic
% of students in faculty-supervised clinical courses:
10%
% of students in field placements:
44%
% of students in simulation courses:
139%

Curriculum Strengths

Trial Skills and Litigation,
Family Law,
International Law,
Corporate/M&A/Transactions,
Criminal Justice

Graduate Employment Profile

National Employment Rate Percent Number of
Graduates
National Employment Rate 2014 53% 93
National Employment Rate 2013 59% 110
State Employment Rate 2014 State Percent Number of
Graduates
State 1st Largest Employer MS 45% 57
State 2nd Largest Employer LA 12% 15
State 3rd Largest Employer TX 10% 12
State Employment Rate 2013 State Percent Number of
Graduates
State 1st Largest Employer MS 55% 83
State 2nd Largest Employer LA 13% 20
State 3rd Largest Employer TN 4.6% 7

Employment by Job Categories

Law Firm Solo
8.6%
Law Firm 2-10
31.8%
Law Firm 11-25
3.3%
Law Firm 26-50
0.7%
Law Firm 51-100
0.7%
Law Firm 101-250
0.7%
Law Firm 251-500
2.6%
Law Firm 501+
0.7%
Law Firm Unknown Size
0
Business & Industry
13.2%
Government
18.5%
Public Interest / Service
2%
Clerkships Federal
2%
Clerkships State / Local
7.3%
Education / Academia
0
Other
0.7%

First-Time Bar Pass Rates

Bar Exam Eligibility:
Most Current
Reported Data
State Average
School %
Average
State %
State 1 MS 81% 85%
State 2 LA 57% 59%
State 3 TN 71% 85%
One Year Prior
Reported Data
State Average
School %
Average
State %
State 1 MS 85% 81%
State 2 LA 53% 64%
State 3 AL 100% 88%
Two Years Prior State Average
School %
Average
State %
State 1 MS 80% 81%
State 2 LA 65% 70%
State 3 AL 89% 88%

Type of School

Accreditation Status:
ABA Accredited
Public / Private:
Private
Part-time:
No
Affiliation:
Feeder School 1:
Mississippi State University
Feeder School 2:
University of Mississippi
Feeder School 3:
Mississippi College

Student Bar Association

Contact Phone:

Link to Lawdragon Survey

Link to Survey:

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School Information

151 E. Griffith St.
Jackson, MS 39201
Region:
Southeast
Main Phone:
601-925-7152
Admissions Phone:
School Website:

Administration

Dean of School:
Wendy
Scott
Undergraduate:
BA
School:
Harvard University
Law Degree:
JD
School:
New York University
Graduate Degree:
School:
Director of Admissions:
Hope
Weaver
Undergraduate:
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Law Degree:
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Graduate Degree:
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Reputation Profile

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