University of Baltimore School of Law

University of Baltimore School of Law

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The University of Baltimore School of Law is a public law school located in downtown Baltimore, Maryland. It was founded in 1925 and is one of the oldest law schools in the United States. The school offers a wide range of legal education opportunities, from traditional full-time and part-time JD programs to specialized LLM programs in areas such as health law, business law, intellectual property and international law. The school has an excellent faculty with numerous nationally recognized scholars who specialize in various areas of the law. The school also provides students with access to a variety of clinical opportunities and experiential learning programs that allow students to gain practical experience while earning their degree. UB Law is committed to providing its students with an excellent legal education that prepares them for success after graduation.

This page focuses on national rankings, acceptance rates, program costs, and merit-based scholarships of University of Baltimore School of Law, an accredited law program in the United States. Should you be interested in official name and common abbreviation of University of Baltimore School of Law, please follow this link:  https://www.abbreviationfinder.org/acronyms/ubll_university-of-baltimore-law-library.html

Parent school: University of Baltimore
Established: 1925
School type: Public
Dean: Ronald Weich
Location: Baltimore, Maryland
Enrollment: 734 (October 2017)
Faculty: 111
USNWR ranking: 122th (2022)

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Ranking: University of Baltimore

The University of Baltimore School of Law is ranked among the top law schools in the United States. According to the U.S. News & World Report 2021 Best Law Schools rankings, the University of Baltimore School of Law is ranked #135 out of 193 law schools in the country. This ranking places it in the third tier of law schools, along with other well-known institutions such as George Mason University, Loyola Marymount University, and Syracuse University. The school also has a strong reputation for providing an excellent education and preparing students for success in their legal careers. Its graduates have achieved success in both public and private practice, with many becoming leaders in their respective fields. The school also has a long history of producing outstanding lawyers who have made significant contributions to society through their work. Additionally, UB’s faculty members are highly experienced and have earned acclaim from scholars and practitioners alike for their research and teaching excellence. In addition to its academic excellence, UB also offers an array of extracurricular activities that allow students to explore interests outside of the classroom setting. From student organizations to pro bono service projects and more, students at UB can find meaningful ways to engage with their peers while gaining valuable skills that will help them succeed professionally after graduation.

Top Law Schools of 2020
Score N/A
Peer assessment score (5.0 highest) 2.0
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (5.0 highest) 2.5
25th-75th percentile GPA scores for all students 2.96-3.53
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for all students 151-156
Overall acceptance rate 38.7%
Student/faculty ratio 18.6
Graduates employed at graduation 90.4%
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation 94.8%
School’s bar passage rate for first-time test takers 73.5%
State where the greatest number of first-time test takers took the bar MD
Statewide bar passage rate for first-time test takers 76.4%

Tuition & Scholarships: University of Baltimore

The University of Baltimore School of Law offers a variety of tuition and scholarship options to make law school more affordable. Tuition for the full-time program is $22,428 per year, while part-time students pay $18,948 per year. In addition to the base tuition rate, students may be required to pay additional fees such as technology and health insurance. Financial aid is available in the form of grants, loans, and work-study programs. The school also offers scholarships to deserving students who demonstrate financial need or academic excellence. These scholarships are determined on a case-by-case basis and can range from partial tuition waivers to full tuition awards. In addition to these scholarships, the school also offers loan forgiveness programs for graduates who work in public service or government positions for at least ten years after graduation. Loans can also be deferred or canceled depending on individual circumstances.

Financial Aid Office Information
Financial aid application deadline 03/01
Financial aid director Anne Hammill
Financial aid telephone (410) 837-4763
2019-2020 Expenses
Tuition In-state, full-time: $22,330 per year, part-time: $933 per credit; Out-of-state, full-time: $34,876 per year, part-time: $1,376 per credit
Room and board $12,800
Books $1,600
Miscellaneous expenses $5,120
Is the tuition the same for first-, second-, and third-year students? Yes
Does the university offer housing restricted to law students? No
Does the university offer graduate student housing for which law students are eligible? No
Does the university offer a public-interest scholarship program to current J.D. students? No
2019 Grants
Percentage of full-time students receiving grants of less than one-half tuition 15.6%
Percentage of part-time students receiving grants of less than one-half tuition 5.4%
Percentage of full-time students receiving grants of one-half tuition or more but less than full 2.5%
Percentage of part-time students receiving grants of one-half tuition or more but less than full 0.2%
Percentage of full-time students receiving grants of full tuition 0.0%
Percentage of part-time students receiving grants of full tuition 0.0%
Percentage of full-time students receiving grants of more than full tuition 3.2%
Percentage of part-time students receiving grants of more than full tuition 0.5%
25th percentile grant amount of aid per full-time recipient $2,000
Median grant amount of aid per full-time recipient (50th percentile) $6,000
75th percentile grant amount of aid per full-time recipient $17,788
25th percentile grant amount of aid per part-time recipient $1,000
Median grant amount of aid per part-time recipient (50th percentile) $2,000
75th percentile grant amount of aid per part-time recipient $2,000
Indebtedness
Average indebtedness of 2019 graduates who incurred law school debt $78,568
Proportion who borrowed 85.1%
Does the school offer a loan repayment assistance program for 2019 J.D. graduates? No

University of Baltimore School of Law