UMass Law Profile

Fall 2016 entering class profile

  • 66 students
  • 55% women
  • 33% minorities
  • Median UGPA 3.11
  • 25th/50th/75th LSAT percentiles: 146/148/153

Student life

Degree programs

Programs leading to the Juris Doctor (JD)                          

  • Full-time
  • Part-time
  • Evening/weekend

Programs

Joint programs:

Location

  • 10 minutes from UMass Dartmouth
  • 30 minutes from Providence or Cape Cod
  • 60 minutes from Boston
  • 75 minutes from Worcester

About the SouthCoast

Campus

  • 75,000 square feet on three floors
  • 8.5 acres with easy parking
  • Wireless connectivity throughout
  • 140,000 volume Law Library with access to online databases
  • Moot Court Room
  • Video camera and card access security
  • Access to housing, library, fitness center and amenities at UMass Dartmouth main campus

Facilities

Tuition & fees 2016-2017

Tuition and mandatory fees:

Full-time: 12 or more credits

  • In-state  - $26,466 ($13,233/semester)
  • Out-of-state - $34,618 ($17,309/semester)
  • Regional/proximity (RI or VT residency) - $28,563.50 ($14,281.75/semester)

Part-time: 9 credits

  • In-state - $19,968.28 ($9,984.14/semester)
  • Out-of-state - $26,082.34 ($13,041.17/semester)
  • Regional/proximity (RI or VT residency) - $21,541.48 ($10,770.74/semester)

Tuition & fees

Financial aid

  • 50% Public Interest Law Fellowships: up to 25/year
  • Student fellows make a 4-year commitment to practicing public interest law upon graduation
  • Additional need and merit-based financial aid is available

Financial Aid

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