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At a Glance - Fall JD 2020 Entering Class*

3080 Applications received
379 Enrolled Students
Medians: 159 LSAT | 3.53 UGPA
54% are women | 46% are men
From 35 states + DC and 23 countries
117 Undergraduate institutions represented
72 Majors Represented
48% minority representation
66% speak one or more foreign languages
13% are first generation college students
53% - out of undergraduate school one year or more
45% attended an undergraduate institution outside of Florida
Age range: 20-51, average age: 24
69% received merit-based scholarships

*As of 8/25/20

Academics

300+ Course Offerings (One of the largest at any ABA-approved law school) 

74% of upper-level courses have under 25 students

7:1 Student to Faculty Ratio

265 total faculty

More: www.law.miami.edu/academics

More: www.law.miami.edu/faculty


 

18 Areas of Study

Business Law
Constitutional Law
Criminal Law
Entertainment and Sports Law
Environmental Law
Estate Planning Law
Family Law
Health Care Law
Human Rights Law
Immigration Law
Intellectual Property(IP) Law
International Law
Litigation, Arbitration & Dispute Resolution
Maritime Law
Real Estate Law
Social Justice and Public Interest Law
Technology Law
Tax Law

Experiential Learning

17 Clinics and Practicums
300+ students participate in law clinics with direct client representation per year
1987 seats available in simulation or lawyering skills courses per year
237 field placement seats including the DC Semester in Practice Program, Litigation Skills Externship Program, Judicial Clerkships Program, Florida Supreme Court Program and the School of Law Externship Program.

Centers and Initiatives 

Fall 2020 Incoming LLM Class

127 incoming LL.M. students from over 20 countries

48% are women | 52% are men

The LL.M. student body represents a mix of full time, part time, residential, distance learning, joint degree, foreign-trained and U.S. trained students who range in experience from current J.D.’s to seasoned attorneys. 

Morewww.law.miami.edu/academics/llm

International Opportunities

27 international exchange programs in 14 different countries

International Moot Court Program competing around the world

65+ international and global practice courses

Bilingual lawyering courses

Work abroad opportunities

Alumni in 92 countries

International Arbitration Institute

LawWithoutWalls

Interdisciplinary Study Options

More: www.law.miami.edu/about/interdisciplinary-programs

  • 8 Joint JD/LLM programs (LL.M.
  • Collaboration through 26 joint degrees such as:

    • J.D./M.B.A – Business Administration

    • J.D./M.P.S. – Marine Ecosystems and Society

    • J.D./M.S. – Media Management

    • J.D./M.M. – Music Business and Entertainment Industries

    • J.D./M.P.H – Public Health

Strategic Location

4th largest economy in the U.S. and 16th largest in the world

#2 international banking center in the U.S.

1,400 multi-national companies headquartered in Miami

#2 for foreign consulates and trade offices in the U.S.

More than 100 countries represented and 100+ languages spoken

The 'U' Community 

24,000+ law alumni represented in all 50 states, DC, several territories and 92 countries

Emphasis on student support through our Office of Student Services, Student Development Program, Academic Achievement Program, and the Mindfulness in Law Program

Over 45 law student organizations including Moot Court, Trial Team, 7 Affinity Groups, and 5 bar-related organizations.

8 attorney advisors available through the Career Development Office

10 additional graduate and professional schools on campus

 

 

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