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University of Minnesota Law School

Admissions Profile

Admission rate %:
41%
Number students applying:
2,195
Number students accepted:
910
First-year attrition rate:
5%

LSAT Scores 2014

75th percentile:
167
Median:
25th percentile:

GPA 2014

75th percentile:
Median:
25th percentile:

Financial Profile

Tuition and Fees Full-time Part-time
Resident $41,222 0
Non-resident $48,710 0
Living Expenses Full-time
On Campus $15,626
Off Campus $15,626                 

Education Life Profile

School Population

Total number students enrolled:
698
Number students enrolled full-time:
981
Number students enrolled part-time:
17
Number of first-year students:
193

Gender Diversity

% Women faculty:
38%
% Women students:
43%

Ethnic / Racial / Global Diversity

% Minority faculty:
6%
% Minority students:
19%
% International students:
12%

Academic Profile

Student Opportunities

Number of law journals:
3
Names of law journals:
Law and Inequality: A Journal of Theory and Practice, Minnesota Journal of International Law, Minnesota Law Review
% of students involved in law journals:
39%
Number of faculty-supervised clinical courses:
Names of faculty-supervised clinical courses:
% of students in faculty-supervised clinical courses:
41%
% of students in field placements:
36%
% of students in simulation courses:
63%

Curriculum Strengths

Criminal Justice,
Public Interest Law,
Corporate/M&A/Transactions,
Commercial/Small Business,
Environmental Law

Graduate Employment Profile

National Employment Rate Percent Number of
Graduates
National Employment Rate 2014 72% 197
National Employment Rate 2013 70% 192
State Employment Rate 2014 State Percent Number of
Graduates
State 1st Largest Employer MN 72% 142
State 2nd Largest Employer CA 7% 13
State 3rd Largest Employer DC 900% 0
State Employment Rate 2013 State Percent Number of
Graduates
State 1st Largest Employer MN 67% 174
State 2nd Largest Employer NY 6.2% 16
State 3rd Largest Employer CA 3.9% 10

Employment by Job Categories

Law Firm Solo
1.2%
Law Firm 2-10
15.8%
Law Firm 11-25
3.9%
Law Firm 26-50
3.5%
Law Firm 51-100
2.3%
Law Firm 101-250
5%
Law Firm 251-500
3.5%
Law Firm 501+
5.8%
Law Firm Unknown Size
0
Business & Industry
11.2%
Government
6.2%
Public Interest / Service
6.6%
Clerkships Federal
3.9%
Clerkships State / Local
15.4%
Education / Academia
0
Other
0

First-Time Bar Pass Rates

Bar Exam Eligibility:
Most Current
Reported Data
State Average
School %
Average
State %
State 1 MN 97% 90%
State 2 CA 73% 71%
State 3 NY 90% 85%
One Year Prior
Reported Data
State Average
School %
Average
State %
State 1 MN 99% 91%
State 2 CA 67% 71%
State 3
Two Years Prior State Average
School %
Average
State %
State 1 MN 97% 93%
State 2 NY 88% 85%
State 3 CA 82% 72%

Type of School

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

Student Bar Association

Contact Phone:
URL (if any):

Link to Lawdragon Survey

Link to Survey:

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School Information

290 Walter F. Mondale Hall, 229 19th Ave. South
Minneapolis, MN 55455
Region:
Great Lakes
Main Phone:
Admissions Phone:
612-625-3487
School Website:

Administration

Dean of School:
David
Wippman
Undergraduate:
BA
School:
Princeton University
Law Degree:
JD
School:
Yale University
Graduate Degree:
MA
School:
Yale University
Director of Admissions:
Nick
Wallace
Undergraduate:
BA
School:
St. Olaf College
Law Degree:
JD
School:
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
Graduate Degree:
PhD
School:
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities

Reputation Profile

Notable Alumni

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