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University of Baltimore School of Law

Overview

Lawdragon Limelight

Q&A with Ron Weich

Dean, University of Baltimore School of Law

"I’ve done lots of other things in the law, and I wanted to make a difference in the next generation of lawyers. This is a way to really influence the legal profession for good, to educate students who are going to be effective and ethical and committed to the public interest. ..."

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Admissions Profile

Admission rate %:
59%
Number students applying:
1,222
Number students accepted:
718
First-year attrition rate:
9%

LSAT Scores 2014

75th percentile:
155
Median:
152
25th percentile:
148

GPA 2014

75th percentile:
3.56
Median:
3.26
25th percentile:
2.86

Financial Profile

Tuition and Fees Full-time Part-time
Resident $27,884 $20,810
Non-resident $41,044 $29,000
Living Expenses Full-time
On Campus $19,950
Off Campus $19,950                 

Education Life Profile

School Population

Total number students enrolled:
864
Number students enrolled full-time:
567
Number students enrolled part-time:
297
Number of first-year students:
298

Gender Diversity

% Women faculty:
39%
% Women students:
49%

Ethnic / Racial / Global Diversity

% Minority faculty:
13%
% Minority students:
27%
% International students:
0

Academic Profile

Student Opportunities

Number of law journals:
6
Names of law journals:
University of Baltimore Law Review Online, University of Baltimore Law Review, University of Baltimore Law Forum, Journal of International Law, Journal of Land & Development, Journal of Media Law & Ethics
% of students involved in law journals:
47%
Number of faculty-supervised clinical courses:
8
Names of faculty-supervised clinical courses:
Saul Ewing Civil Advocacy Clinic, Community Development Clinic, Criminal Practice Clinic, Disability Law Clinic, Ina S. and Arthur G. Bronfein Family Law Clinic, Immigrant Rights Clinic, Innocence Project Clinic, Mediation Clinic for Families
% of students in faculty-supervised clinical courses:
32%
% of students in field placements:
27%
% of students in simulation courses:
66%

Curriculum Strengths

Graduate Employment Profile

National Employment Rate Percent Number of
Graduates
National Employment Rate 2014 52% 164
National Employment Rate 2013 44% 149
State Employment Rate 2014 State Percent Number of
Graduates
State 1st Largest Employer MD 83% 228
State 2nd Largest Employer DC 7% 18
State 3rd Largest Employer VA 3% 8
State Employment Rate 2013 State Percent Number of
Graduates
State 1st Largest Employer MD 82% 212
State 2nd Largest Employer DC 6.5% 17
State 3rd Largest Employer VA 4.6% 12

Employment by Job Categories

Law Firm Solo
0.4%
Law Firm 2-10
18.1%
Law Firm 11-25
3.5%
Law Firm 26-50
1.9%
Law Firm 51-100
1.2%
Law Firm 101-250
2.7%
Law Firm 251-500
0.8%
Law Firm 501+
2.7%
Law Firm Unknown Size
0.4%
Business & Industry
10.4%
Government
15.4%
Public Interest / Service
3.5%
Clerkships Federal
0
Clerkships State / Local
18.1%
Education / Academia
3.5%
Other
0

First-Time Bar Pass Rates

Bar Exam Eligibility:
Most Current
Reported Data
State Average
School %
Average
State %
State 1 MD 85% 81%
State 2
State 3
One Year Prior
Reported Data
State Average
School %
Average
State %
State 1 MD 85% 78%
State 2
State 3
Two Years Prior State Average
School %
Average
State %
State 1 MD 87% 81%
State 2
State 3

Type of School

Accreditation Status:
ABA Accredited
Public / Private:
Public
Part-time:
Yes
Affiliation:
Feeder School 1:
University of Maryland - College Park
Feeder School 2:
Towson University
Feeder School 3:
University of Baltimore

Student Bar Association

Contact Phone:
URL (if any):

Link to Lawdragon Survey

Link to Survey:

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School Information

1420 N. Charles St.
Baltimore, MD 21201
Region:
Midsouth
Main Phone:
410-837-4468
Admissions Phone:
410-837-4459
School Website:

Administration

Dean of School:
Ronald
Weich
Undergraduate:
BA
School:
Columbia University
Law Degree:
JD
School:
Yale University
Graduate Degree:
School:
Director of Admissions:
Jeffrey
Zavrotny
Undergraduate:
BA
School:
King's College
Law Degree:
JD
School:
University of Baltimore
Graduate Degree:
MBA
School:
University of Baltimore

Reputation Profile

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