University of Baltimore School of Law

University of Baltimore School of Law, or UB Law, is one of the three colleges that make up the University of Baltimore, which is part of the University System of Maryland. UB Law is one of only two law schools in the state of Maryland, the other law school being the University of Maryland School of Law; both of which are located in downtown Baltimore. UB Law is the larger of the two. UB law is located on the University of Baltimore's main campus in the Mt. Vernon cultural district.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Contact Website (Website) http://www.law.ubalt.edu/
Admissions Dean (Admissions Dean) lawadmissions@ubalt.edu
Location (Location) Baltimore, MD
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Quick Facts

Founded : 1925
ABA Accredited : Yes
AALS Member : Yes

Rankings

US News Week : 111
Vault Top 25 : N/A
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Median LSAT : 152
Median GPA : 3.29
Acceptance Rate : 55%


UB Law School Admissions

UB Law School is considered a Somewhat Competitive law school, which accepts only 55% of its applicants. Comparatively, Baltimore is Lower than the average cost for law school.

  Applications Offers Matriculated
Class of 2020 1170 632 (54.02%) 200 (17.1%)
  25% Median 75%
GPA 2.97 3.29 3.51
LSAT 149 152 155

Tuition And Financial AID

  In-State Resident Non-Resident
Full Time $29,184 $43,002
Part Time $21,782 $30,098
Living Expenses  
Living on-campus: $19,950
Living off-campus: $19,950
Living at home: $19,950

Important Dates

Early Decision 1 : N/A
Early Decision 2 : N/A
Regular Decision : N/A
Application Fee : $50

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UB Law School Community

UB Law School is considered to have a Favorable student to faculty ratio. The average class size for 1L sections is approximately Above Average compared to other law schools. Student diversity at Baltimore is Below Average.

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FACULTY STATISTICS

  • Full Time : 59
  • Part Time : 76

FACULTY

  • # Female Faculty : 59
  • # Minority Faculty : 18

RATIO

13.2 Students

1 Faculty

HOUSING OPTIONS

  • On Campus Housing : No
  • Graduate Housing : No
  • Law Specific Housing : No

UB Law School Curriculum

The size of 1L sections affects the quality and consistency of teaching in law schools. Generally with smaller 1L section sizes, students receive more individualized attention. University of Baltimore 1L section size is 50% smaller than law schools in Maryland and 1% larger than all PUBLIC law schools.

1L Section Size Comparison

UB Law School: 133
Maryland Average: 199
PUBLIC School Average: 132
  • Positions Available in Advanced Courses
  • Simulation Courses : 821
  • Faculty Supervised Clinics : 215
  • Students Involved in Advanced Activities
  • Field Placements : 151
  • Law Journals : 368
  • Moot Court/Mock Trials : 0

Attrition Rates

  • First Year : 6.4%
  • Second Year : 2.2%
  • Third Year : 0.0%
  • Fourth Year : 0.0%

UB Law School Employment

Deciding to attend law school requires a large financial investment with the goal of securing employment upon graduation. The University of Baltimore class of 2015 had an employment rate of 88% with 0% pursuing an additional degree.

Employment Comparison

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In 2015, 93.0%% of students reported their employment status 9-months after graduation.

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Type of Employment

  • Law Firms: 38.0%
  • Business: 21.0%
  • Government: 13.0%
  • Public Interest: 5.0%
  • Academia: 1.0%
  • Maryland: 83%
  • District of Columbia: 7%
  • Virginia: 3%

Bar Passage Rates

  • Reporting: 93.0%
  • First Time Takers: 285
  • Average School: 79.6%
  • Average State: 76.5%
  • Pass Difference: 3.2%

Top Bar Jurisdiction

  • Maryland : 76.5%
  • Passed : 211 of 265 (79.6%)
  • State Average : 76.5%
  • Difference : 3.2%