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University of Alabama School of Law

Why should you choose Alabama Law? Whether it’s the low student-to-faculty ratio, high bar passage and employment rates, stellar placement in federal clerkships, opportunities in public interest and public service, numerous advocacy teams and journals, clinical experiences, or international programs, the list of wonderful things happening at our law school seems to never end. And having all this at an affordable cost in an exciting and collegial environment makes Alabama Law the destination for outstanding students, faculty and staff.

– Juris Doctor (JD)
– JD/MBA (Joint Program)
– JD/MA, PhD in Political Science (Dual Enrollment Program)
– JD/MPA (Dual Enrollment Program)
– JD/PhD in Economics (Dual Enrollment Program)
– JD/MS in Civil Engineering (Dual Enrollment Program)
– JD/MSW in Social Work (Dual Enrollment Program)
– JD/LLM in Taxation (Dual Enrollment Program)
– JD/LLM Concentration in Business Transactions (Dual Enrollment Program)
– Master of Laws (LLM) in Taxation
– Master of Laws (LLM) Concentration in Business Transactions
– Master of Laws (LLM) – International Graduate Program
– $24,080 Resident
– $44,470 Nonresident
– A “Best Value” Law School, according to the National Jurist
Law School applicants are considered automatically for first-year scholarships. Many students also receive loans through the University’s Student Financial Aid Office. Students interested in seeking financial aid must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as soon after January 1 as possible. The FAFSA may be completed online at
– 425 JD students
– 15,000 hours of community service were provided by our students last year through our clinics and Public Interest Institute.
– 25+ student organizations
– 6.1 to 1 student-to-faculty ratio
– 1738 applications received
– 149 students enrolled
– 65 undergraduate institutions represented
– 24 states represented
– 30 countries outside the United States were locations in which members of the Class of 2024 studied, lived, or worked
– 11 languages spoken by the Class of 2025
– Members of the class earned advanced degrees in Accounting, Business Administration, Classical Violin Performance, Cyber Security, Economics, Integrated Marketing Communication, Public Affairs & Policy, Public Administration, and Social Justice & Criminology before attending law school
– LSAT**: Median – 166; 75th percentile – 168; 25th percentile – 159
– UGPA: Median – 3.95; 75th percentile – 4.02; 25th percentile – 3.64
**Does not include seven students without an LSAT score, whose UGPA mean is 4.05 and ACT mean is 31.
--Governmental Affairs Certificate
– Public Interest Law Certificate
– International and Comparative Law Certificate
– Public Interest Institute
– Summer and Academic Year Externship Programs
– Semester-Long Federal Externship Program in Washington, D.C.
– 20+ Trial Advocacy and Moot Court Teams
– Academic Support Programs
– Civil Law Clinic
– Criminal Defense Clinic
– Domestic Violence Law Clinic
– Entrepreneurship & Nonprofit Clinic
– Mediation Law Clinic
– Children’s Rights Clinic
Every Alabama Law student is guaranteed a clinical experience
– Alabama Law Review
– The Journal of the Legal Profession
– Law & Psychology Review
– Alabama Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Law Review
- The Australian National University (Canberra, Australia)
- Tel Aviv University (Tel Aviv, Israel)
- University of the West of England (Bristol, UK)
- For 2020, our nationwide bar passage rate was 93.6% for first-time test takers.
- 94.1% of our 2021 graduates were employed or pursuing advanced degrees within 10 months of graduation. See Employment Summary for 2021 Graduates.
- According to ABA data, Alabama Law is #9 for percentage of 2021 graduates with federal clerkships.
- Alumni are located in 50 states.
[Quick Facts Updated October 2022]