Inter-American University School of Law

Inter-American University School of Law

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The Inter-American University School of Law is a private, non-profit law school located in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Founded in 1969, it is the first law school in Puerto Rico to offer an American Bar Association (ABA)-accredited Juris Doctor program. The school offers both full-time and part-time programs for students who are interested in pursuing a legal education. The faculty is composed of distinguished jurists and practitioners who have extensive experience in the legal field. The curriculum focuses on providing students with a comprehensive understanding of the law as well as practical skills that can be applied to real world situations. Additionally, the school provides specialized courses such as international and comparative law, public policy, business law, taxation, and intellectual property law. Students also have access to legal clinics where they can gain hands-on experience working with clients under faculty supervision.

This page focuses on national rankings, acceptance rates, program costs, and merit-based scholarships of Inter-American University School of Law, an accredited law program in the United States.

Established: 1961 (61 years ago)
School type: Private
Dean: Julio Fontanet Maldonado
Location: San Juan, Puerto Rico
Bar pass rate: 29% (General Bar in 2018), 41% (Notarial Bar in 2018)
ABA profile: Inter American University School of Law

Ranking: Inter-American University

Inter-American University School of Law is consistently ranked among the top law schools in the United States. It is especially noted for its commitment to public interest law, which has earned it recognition from many prestigious organizations. According to US News & World Report, Inter-American ranks in the top 25 percent of all U.S. law schools, placing it among the best in the nation. The school is also a member of the Association of American Law Schools and has attained full accreditation from the American Bar Association’s Section on Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar. Additionally, Inter-American Law School has been recognized as a leading institution for international legal studies by both Chambers Global and The International Jurist Magazine. More recently, Princeton Review has named Inter-American one of its “Best Value Law Schools” based on academic excellence and cost of attendance. These rankings demonstrate that Inter-American University School of Law is committed to providing students with a high quality legal education that prepares them for successful careers in law.

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Tuition & Scholarships: Inter-American University

Inter-American University School of Law offers a comprehensive tuition and scholarship program that is designed to support students of all backgrounds and abilities. The tuition for the full-time Juris Doctor degree program is $20,000 per year and includes books and materials. For those who are not able to pay the full amount, the school offers a variety of scholarships ranging from partial tuition waivers to full ride awards. These scholarships are based on merit, financial need, academic excellence, leadership potential, community service and other criteria. In addition to the traditional scholarships available, students may also qualify for financial aid such as grants or loans from government sources or private lenders. The school also offers a number of grants to assist with living expenses such as housing and transportation. In order to apply for any type of financial aid or scholarship at Inter-American University School of Law, students must fill out the FAFSA form and submit all required documents. Finally, the school has an extensive alumni network that offers many networking opportunities for current students as well as alumni who are looking to further their education or career goals.

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Inter-American University School of Law