Fast Facts

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At a Glance

56% Male
44% Female

Age range: 19-55
Average age: 25

Our Students

28 U.S. states and territories represented
52 majors represented
109 undergraduate schools represented

57% out of undergraduate school one year or more
66% speak one or more foreign language
47% identify as a member of diverse group
38% from out of state

2016 Entering GPA/ LSAT

300 entering students, all data as of August 12, 2016

3.37 Average GPA/ 157.43 Average LSAT Score
3.37 Median GPA / 157 Median LSAT Score
3.59 75% GPA / 160 75% LSAT Score
3.17 25% GPA/ 155 25% LSAT Score

For admission: highest LSAT score given most weight; also considered GPA, extracurriculars, community service, work experience, personal statement, and recommendations

Financial Aid/ Scholarships

More: www.law.miami.edu/finaid

Federal loan assistance is available (Direct Unsubsidized and Graduate PLUS loans)
Wide variety of scholarships provided by the generosity of law school donors
Miami Scholars Public Interest Program with full tuition scholarships

Courses

More: www.law.miami.edu/academics

  • Four first year sections with @75 students per section
  • First year legal communication and research skills program (LComm) has small classes (20) and emphasizes practice readiness
  • @300 upper-division courses offered annually; offerings continually expanded to reflect the changing world 
  • Many small classes (20< students) and 20+ unique 1-and-2 credit compressed short courses taught by experts from around the world

Alumni & Career Development

More: www.law.miami.edu/alumni

Miami Law has more than 18,000 alumni represented in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, several territories and graduates from more than 91 countries.

More: www.law.miami.edu/iml/careers 

In two recent surveys in the National Law Journal and The Daily Business Review, Miami Law was recognized for its graduates who were promoted from associate to partner at law firms across the U.S. and locally. 

Clinics and Practicums

More: www.law.miami.edu/clinics

Centers and Institutes 

Class of 2015 Employment Information

More: www.law.miami.edu/employment-data

417 total number of graduates (100%)
349 number of graduates employed (338) or pursuing an advanced degree (11) (84%)
37 number of graduates seeking work (9%)

Some Places Where Graduates Are Working 

Office of the Federal Public Defender for the Southern District of Florida
Smithsonian Institution
The Peebles Corporation
Ultra Music Festival
U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Florida
U.S. Coast Guard
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission
U.S. Department of Justice
See more alumni making an impact