University of Maryland School of Law

The law school of University of Maryland, Baltimore, known as University of Maryland School of Law, is a Public, 4 years school in Baltimore, MD. Total 836 students are attending the law school and 271 first-year students enrolled last year. Its average LSAT score submitted by enrolled students is 161 and the average GPA is 3.70. The law school tuition & fees at University of Maryland School of Law is $52,538.

  • LSAT Average: 161
  • 2023 Law School Tuition & Fees (JD): $52,538
  • Acceptance Rate: 32.77%
  • Student Population: 836
  • First-Year Student: 271

2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

The 2022-2023 tuition & fees at University of Maryland School of Law is $36,209 for Maryland residents and $52,538 for out-of-state students. The tuition increased by 1.93% compared to last year. The average living costs besides tuition & fees is $21,012 including costs for room & boards, transportation, and other personal expenses. The living costs does not include the fees for health insurance.
The average tuition & fees of law schools in Maryland is $33,783 for Maryland residents and $49,146 for out-of-state students. For all laws schools in United States, the average law school tuition & fees is $37,935 for State residents and $43,395 for out-of-state students.
The tuition & fees of University of Maryland School of Law is more expensive than the average tuition & fees of Maryland law schools, as well as costs of all law schools in United States.
The next table shows the University of Maryland School of Law tuition & fees and compare it to the Maryland law schools and all U.S. Law schools. The 2023 statistics for comparison is not available yet due to the lack of data.
Law School Tuition & Fees
202120222023
In-StateOut-of-StateIn-StateOut-of-StateIn-StateOut-of-State
University of Maryland School of Law$34,716$50,334$35,536$51,545$36,209$52,538
Maryland Law Schools$33,783$49,146 $33,783$49,146-
All U.S. Law Schools$38,035$43,389 $37,935$43,395-

LSAT score and GPA in Average

The average LSAT scores submitted by enrolled students is 161 and the average GPA is 3.7 at University of Maryland School of Law.
The LSAT score of University of Maryland School of Law is higher than the average LSAT score of Maryland law schools, as well as all law schools in United States.
The undergraduate GPA of University of Maryland School of Law is higher than the average LSAT score of Maryland law schools, as well as all law schools in United States.
The next table shows the submitted LSAT scores and GPA by 25th/50th/75th percentile and full-time/part-time status and compare each score to last year scores.
LSAT scores distribution
University of Maryland School of LawMaryland Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
Full-timePart-time
25th percentile157155154155
50th percentile161161158158
75th percentile163164160161
GPA distribution
University of Maryland School of LawMaryland Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
Full-timePart-time
25th percentile3.423.413.203.27
50th percentile3.713.623.523.54
75th percentile3.813.773.683.74

Acceptance Rate & Admission Statistics

For academic year 2020-2021, total 2,899 students have applied to University of Maryland School of Law. Among them, 950 students have accepted to admit and 271 have enrolled into University of Maryland School of LawThe acceptance rate is 32.77% and the yield is 29%.
The acceptance rate of University of Maryland School of Law is lower than the acceptance rate of Maryland law schools, as well as all law schools in United States.
The next table illustrates the admission counts, acceptance rate, and yield at University of Maryland School of Law.
Admission Statistics
University of Maryland School of LawMaryland Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
Applicants2,8994,265475,703
Admitted9501,690135,643
Enrolled27150540,338
Acceptance Rate32.77%43.47%40.11%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)28.53%30.07%32.70%

Law School Student Population

For academic year 2020-2021, total 836 students enrolled to University of Maryland School of Law. Among them 710 students enrolled in JD (Juris Doctor degree) program and 126 students enrolled in Non-JD program.
For the first class, 271 students newly joined to to University of Maryland School of Law. By gender, there are 91 men , 185 women, and 1 other/unknown gender first-time students at University of Maryland School of Law. By attending status, 237 students enrolled as full-time and 40 students enrolled as part-time status.
Student Population
20202021
Total Enrollment756836
JD Enrollment641710
Non-JD Enrollment115126
Non-JD Enrollment (Online)51-1
First-year Student Population
20202021
TotalFull timePart timeTotalFull timePart time
Total21118923 27123640
Men75608 1077912
Women14412915 18515728
Other431 110

Bar Exam Pass Rate

For the first time bar exam takers, the bar exam pass rate is 86.54% where 156 students took the exam and 135 students passed the exam. The pass rate is higher than average pass rate of Maryland law schools (76.8%).
Bar Exam Pass Rate
20202021
Number of Graduates186187
First-Time Bar Exam Takers Total195156
New Graduates164142
Prior Year Graduates3014
Early Takers10
No Exam Takers943
Exam Passer168135
Exam Pass Rate86.15%86.54%
Maryland Pass Rate77.13%76.8%

Law Schools in Maryland

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