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University of Miami School of Law

Overview

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Q&A with Patricia White

Dean, University of Miami School of Law

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Admissions Profile

Admission rate %:
51%
Number students applying:
2,688
Number students accepted:
1,358
First-year attrition rate:
9%

LSAT Scores 2014

75th percentile:
160
Median:
157
25th percentile:
155

GPA 2014

75th percentile:
3.63
Median:
3.42
25th percentile:
3.19

Financial Profile

Tuition and Fees Full-time Part-time
Resident $46,166 N/A
Non-resident $46,166 N/A
Living Expenses Full-time
On Campus N/A
Off Campus $26,350                 

Education Life Profile

School Population

Total number students enrolled:
1,011
Number students enrolled full-time:
972
Number students enrolled part-time:
39
Number of first-year students:
250

Gender Diversity

% Women faculty:
43%
% Women students:
47%

Ethnic / Racial / Global Diversity

% Minority faculty:
18%
% Minority students:
38%
% International students:
5%

Academic Profile

Student Opportunities

Number of law journals:
6
Names of law journals:
Business Law Review, Inter-American Law Review, International and Comparative Law Review, National Security & Armed Conflict Law Review, Race and Social Justice Law Review, University of Miami Law Review
% of students involved in law journals:
38%
Number of faculty-supervised clinical courses:
10
Names of faculty-supervised clinical courses:
Bankruptcy Assistance Clinic, Children and Youth Law Clinic, Death Penalty Clinic, Federal Appellate Clinic, Health Rights Clinic, Human Rights Clinic, Immigration Clinic, Innocence Clinic, Investor Rights Clinic, Tenants Rights Clinic
% of students in faculty-supervised clinical courses:
38%
% of students in field placements:
45%
% of students in simulation courses:
72%

Curriculum Strengths

Criminal Justice,
Tax,
International Law,
Environmental Law,
Trial Skills & Litigation,
Admiralty & Maritime Law,
Sports Law,
Human Rights,
Immigration Law,
Business/Corporate Law,
Media-Entertainment/Intellectual Property

Graduate Employment Profile

National Employment Rate Percent Number of
Graduates
National Employment Rate 2014 69% 288
National Employment Rate 2013 62% 265
State Employment Rate 2014 State Percent Number of
Graduates
State 1st Largest Employer FL 75% 272
State 2nd Largest Employer NY 4% 15
State 3rd Largest Employer DC 4% 14
State Employment Rate 2013 State Percent Number of
Graduates
State 1st Largest Employer FL 78% 288
State 2nd Largest Employer NY 3.3% 12
State 3rd Largest Employer IL 2.2% 8

Employment by Job Categories

Law Firm Solo
1.4%
Law Firm 2-10
26.1%
Law Firm 11-25
9.2%
Law Firm 26-50
3.8%
Law Firm 51-100
2.7%
Law Firm 101-250
2.7%
Law Firm 251-500
1.6%
Law Firm 501+
7.3%
Law Firm Unknown Size
0.5%
Business & Industry
16.3%
Government
9.8%
Public Interest / Service
1.6%
Clerkships Federal
0.8%
Clerkships State / Local
0.8%
Education / Academia
0.3%
Other
0

First-Time Bar Pass Rates

Bar Exam Eligibility:
Most Current
Reported Data
State Average
School %
Average
State %
State 1 FL 81% 79%
State 2
State 3
One Year Prior
Reported Data
State Average
School %
Average
State %
State 1 FL 81% 79%
State 2
State 3
Two Years Prior State Average
School %
Average
State %
State 1 FL 83% 80%
State 2
State 3

Type of School

Accreditation Status:
ABA Accredited
Public / Private:
Private
Part-time:
No
Affiliation:
Feeder School 1:
Feeder School 2:
Feeder School 3:

Student Bar Association

Contact Phone:

Link to Lawdragon Survey

Link to Survey:

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School Information

1311 Miller Road
Coral Gables, FL 33146
Region:
Southeast
Main Phone:
305-284-2339
Admissions Phone:
305-284-2523
School Website:

Administration

Dean of School:
Patricia
D
White
Undergraduate:
BA
School:
University of Michigan
Law Degree:
JD
School:
University of Michigan
Graduate Degree:
MA
School:
University of Michigan
Director of Admissions:
Michael
L
Goodnight
Undergraduate:
BA
School:
Florida Atlantic University
Law Degree:
School:
Graduate Degree:
MS
School:
St. Thomas University

Reputation Profile

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