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University of Puerto Rico School of Law

Admissions Profile

Admission rate %:
56%
Number students applying:
385
Number students accepted:
215
First-year attrition rate:
6%

LSAT Scores 2014

75th percentile:
149
Median:
144
25th percentile:
142

GPA 2014

75th percentile:
3.81
Median:
3.59
25th percentile:
3.26

Financial Profile

Tuition and Fees Full-time Part-time
Resident $7,131 $5,761
Non-resident $9,119 $11,503
Living Expenses Full-time
On Campus $10,895
Off Campus $15,155                 

Education Life Profile

School Population

Total number students enrolled:
677
Number students enrolled full-time:
433
Number students enrolled part-time:
244
Number of first-year students:
198

Gender Diversity

% Women faculty:
38%
% Women students:
54%

Ethnic / Racial / Global Diversity

% Minority faculty:
100%
% Minority students:
98%
% International students:
0

Academic Profile

Student Opportunities

Number of law journals:
1
Names of law journals:
University of Puerto Rico Business Law Journal
% of students involved in law journals:
8%
Number of faculty-supervised clinical courses:
Names of faculty-supervised clinical courses:
% of students in faculty-supervised clinical courses:
88%
% of students in field placements:
12%
% of students in simulation courses:
22%

Curriculum Strengths

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

Graduate Employment Profile

National Employment Rate Percent Number of
Graduates
National Employment Rate 2014 16% 33
National Employment Rate 2013 20% 39
State Employment Rate 2014 State Percent Number of
Graduates
State 1st Largest Employer PR 93% 106
State 2nd Largest Employer FL 2% 2
State 3rd Largest Employer
State Employment Rate 2013 State Percent Number of
Graduates
State 1st Largest Employer PR 92% 94
State 2nd Largest Employer FL 1% 1
State 3rd Largest Employer MA 1% 1

Employment by Job Categories

Law Firm Solo
2.9%
Law Firm 2-10
11.8%
Law Firm 11-25
2.9%
Law Firm 26-50
2.9%
Law Firm 51-100
5.9%
Law Firm 101-250
2%
Law Firm 251-500
0
Law Firm 501+
0
Law Firm Unknown Size
0
Business & Industry
24.5%
Government
9.8%
Public Interest / Service
4.9%
Clerkships Federal
1%
Clerkships State / Local
6.9%
Education / Academia
2.9%
Other
2%

First-Time Bar Pass Rates

Bar Exam Eligibility:
Most Current
Reported Data
State Average
School %
Average
State %
State 1 PR 54% 46%
State 2
State 3
One Year Prior
Reported Data
State Average
School %
Average
State %
State 1 PR 59% 46%
State 2
State 3
Two Years Prior State Average
School %
Average
State %
State 1 PR 62% 50%
State 2
State 3

Type of School

Accreditation Status:
ABA Accredited
Public / Private:
Public
Part-time:
Yes
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

P.O. Box 23349, UPR Station
San Juan, PR 00931
Region:
Southeast
Main Phone:
787-999-9595
Admissions Phone:
787-999-9553
School Website:

Administration

Dean of School:
Vivian
I
Neptune Rivera
Undergraduate:
BA
School:
University of Puerto Rico
Law Degree:
JD
School:
University of Puerto Rico
Graduate Degree:
LLM
School:
Columbia University
Director of Admissions:
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Reputation Profile

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