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University of Pittsburgh School of Law

Admissions Profile

Admission rate %:
44%
Number students applying:
1,172
Number students accepted:
520
First-year attrition rate:
3%

LSAT Scores 2014

75th percentile:
161
Median:
157
25th percentile:
152

GPA 2014

75th percentile:
3.68
Median:
3.46
25th percentile:
3.09

Financial Profile

Tuition and Fees Full-time Part-time
Resident $31,616 0
Non-resident $39,100 0
Living Expenses Full-time
On Campus $18,178
Off Campus $18,178                 

Education Life Profile

School Population

Total number students enrolled:
529
Number students enrolled full-time:
526
Number students enrolled part-time:
3
Number of first-year students:
156

Gender Diversity

% Women faculty:
34%
% Women students:
44%

Ethnic / Racial / Global Diversity

% Minority faculty:
7%
% Minority students:
18%
% International students:
2%

Academic Profile

Student Opportunities

Number of law journals:
5
Names of law journals:
University of Pittsburgh Law Review, Journal of Law and Commerce, Pittsburgh Tax Review, Journal of Technology, Law and Policy; Pittsburgh Journal of Environmental and Public Health Law
% of students involved in law journals:
40%
Number of faculty-supervised clinical courses:
Names of faculty-supervised clinical courses:
% of students in faculty-supervised clinical courses:
44%
% of students in field placements:
29%
% of students in simulation courses:
38%

Curriculum Strengths

Corporate/M&A/Transactions,
Public Interest Law,
International Law,
Science & Technology/Patents,
Environmental Law

Graduate Employment Profile

National Employment Rate Percent Number of
Graduates
National Employment Rate 2014 52% 116
National Employment Rate 2013 56% 135
State Employment Rate 2014 State Percent Number of
Graduates
State 1st Largest Employer PA 72% 134
State 2nd Largest Employer NY 5% 9
State 3rd Largest Employer VA 3% 5
State Employment Rate 2013 State Percent Number of
Graduates
State 1st Largest Employer PA 76% 147
State 2nd Largest Employer DC 4.1% 8
State 3rd Largest Employer NY 3.6% 7

Employment by Job Categories

Law Firm Solo
1%
Law Firm 2-10
16.5%
Law Firm 11-25
6.2%
Law Firm 26-50
2.1%
Law Firm 51-100
1.5%
Law Firm 101-250
3.1%
Law Firm 251-500
2.1%
Law Firm 501+
6.7%
Law Firm Unknown Size
0
Business & Industry
20.6%
Government
6.7%
Public Interest / Service
5.7%
Clerkships Federal
3.1%
Clerkships State / Local
9.8%
Education / Academia
1%
Other
0

First-Time Bar Pass Rates

Bar Exam Eligibility:
Most Current
Reported Data
State Average
School %
Average
State %
State 1 PA 80% 81%
State 2 NY 91% 85%
State 3
One Year Prior
Reported Data
State Average
School %
Average
State %
State 1 PA 83% 82%
State 2
State 3
Two Years Prior State Average
School %
Average
State %
State 1 PA 84% 85%
State 2
State 3

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

3900 Forbes Avenue, Barco Law Building
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
Region:
Northeast
Main Phone:
412-648-1490
Admissions Phone:
412-648-1413
School Website:

Administration

Dean of School:
William
M
Carter
Undergraduate:
BS
School:
Bowling Green State University
Law Degree:
JD
School:
Case Western Reserve University
Graduate Degree:
School:
Director of Admissions:
Charmaine
McCall
Undergraduate:
BA
School:
University of Pittsburgh
Law Degree:
School:
Graduate Degree:
MBA
School:
University of Pittsburgh

Reputation Profile

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