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University of Tennessee College of Law

Admissions Profile

Admission rate %:
40%
Number students applying:
669
Number students accepted:
265
First-year attrition rate:
3%

LSAT Scores 2014

75th percentile:
160
Median:
158
25th percentile:
154

GPA 2014

75th percentile:
3.85
Median:
3.64
25th percentile:
3.44

Financial Profile

$20,000,000
Tuition and Fees Full-time Part-time
Resident $19,048 0
Non-resident $37,752 0
Living Expenses Full-time
On Campus $20,900
Off Campus $20,900                 

Education Life Profile

School Population

Total number students enrolled:
390
Number students enrolled full-time:
390
Number students enrolled part-time:
Number of first-year students:
93

Gender Diversity

% Women faculty:
47%
% Women students:
41%

Ethnic / Racial / Global Diversity

% Minority faculty:
7%
% Minority students:
20%
% International students:
0

Academic Profile

Student Opportunities

Number of law journals:
4
Names of law journals:
Tennessee Law Review, Transactions: Tennessee Journal of Business Law, Tennessee Journal of Law & Policy, The Tennessee Journal of Race, Gender & Social Justice
% of students involved in law journals:
49%
Number of faculty-supervised clinical courses:
12
Names of faculty-supervised clinical courses:
Advocacy (Litigation) Clinic, Wills Clinic, Immigration Clinic, Non-profit Clinic, Business Clinic, Mediation Clinic, Wrongful Conviction Clinic, Domestic Violence Clinic, Environmental Clinic, Judicial Externship, Prosecution Externship, Public Defender Externship
% of students in faculty-supervised clinical courses:
38%
% of students in field placements:
21%
% of students in simulation courses:
126%

Curriculum Strengths

Trial Skills and Litigation,
Corporate/M&A/Transactions,
Dispute Resolution,
Media-Entertainment/Intellectual Property,
Public Interest Law

Graduate Employment Profile

National Employment Rate Percent Number of
Graduates
National Employment Rate 2014 57% 86
National Employment Rate 2013 65% 109
State Employment Rate 2014 State Percent Number of
Graduates
State 1st Largest Employer TN 78% 99
State 2nd Largest Employer GA 5% 6
State 3rd Largest Employer DC 2% 3
State Employment Rate 2013 State Percent Number of
Graduates
State 1st Largest Employer TN 70% 105
State 2nd Largest Employer FL 5.3% 8
State 3rd Largest Employer GA 4% 6

Employment by Job Categories

Law Firm Solo
4%
Law Firm 2-10
23.3%
Law Firm 11-25
7.3%
Law Firm 26-50
2.7%
Law Firm 51-100
2.7%
Law Firm 101-250
3.3%
Law Firm 251-500
2%
Law Firm 501+
6.7%
Law Firm Unknown Size
0
Business & Industry
2%
Government
0.7%
Public Interest / Service
0
Clerkships Federal
0
Clerkships State / Local
0.7%
Education / Academia
0
Other
0

First-Time Bar Pass Rates

Bar Exam Eligibility:
Most Current
Reported Data
State Average
School %
Average
State %
State 1 TN 94% 85%
State 2
State 3
One Year Prior
Reported Data
State Average
School %
Average
State %
State 1 TN 85% 77%
State 2 GA 100% 84%
State 3
Two Years Prior State Average
School %
Average
State %
State 1 TN 81% 81%
State 2
State 3

Type of School

Accreditation Status:
ABA Accredited
Public / Private:
Public
Part-time:
No
Affiliation:
Feeder School 1:
University of Tennessee - Knoxville
Feeder School 2:
Vanderbilt University
Feeder School 3:
Middle Tennessee State University

Student Bar Association

Contact Phone:

Link to Lawdragon Survey

Link to Survey:

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School Information

Admissions Office, 1505 W. Cumberland Ave., Ste. 161
Knoxville, TN 37996
Region:
Midsouth
Main Phone:
865-974-4241
Admissions Phone:
865-974-4131
School Website:

Administration

Dean of School:
Douglas
A
Blaze
Undergraduate:
BS
School:
Dickinson College
Law Degree:
JD
School:
Georgetown University Law Center
Graduate Degree:
School:
Director of Admissions:
Karen
R
Britton
Undergraduate:
BS
School:
University of Tennessee
Law Degree:
School:
Graduate Degree:
Ed.D.
School:
University of Tennessee

Reputation Profile

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