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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
  • $45,570 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
  • 428 JD students
  • 25,000+ hours of community service were provided by our students last year through our clinics and Public Interest Institute.
  • 25+ student organizations
  • 6.7 to 1 student-to-faculty ratio
  • 1634 applications received
  • 126 students enrolled
  • 51 undergraduate institutions represented
  • 23 states and 2 countries represented
  • 14 countries outside the United States were locations in which members of the Class of 2026 studied, lived, or worked
  • 13 languages spoken by the Class of 2026
  • Members of the class earned advanced degrees in Accounting, American Studies, Business Administration, Economics, Education, German Studies, Mechanical Engineering, Nonprofit Management, Political Science, Public Administration, and Quantitative Economics before attending law school
  • LSAT**: Median – 167; 75th percentile – 168; 25th percentile – 159
  • UGPA: Median – 3.95; 75th percentile – 4.00; 25th percentile – 3.63
**Does not include thirteen students without an LSAT score, whose UGPA mean is 4.07, ACT mean is 30, and SAT mean is 1430.
  • 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.
  • 15+ Trial Advocacy and Moot Court Teams
  • Academic Success Programs
  • Appellate Advocacy Clinic
  • Children's Rights Clinic
  • Civil Law Clinic
  • Criminal Defense Clinic
  • Domestic Violence Law Clinic
  • Entrepreneurship & Nonprofit Clinic
  • Mediation Law 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
  • Tel Aviv University (Tel Aviv, Israel)
  • University of the West of England (Bristol, UK)
  • Our 2020 Ultimate Bar Passage Rate was 99.2%.*
  • 96.2% of our 2022 graduates were employed or pursuing advanced degrees within 10 months of graduation. See Employment Summary for 2022 Graduates.
  • According to ABA data, Alabama Law ranks #7 nationally for percentage of 2022 graduates with federal clerkships.
  • Alumni are located in 50 states.
*Considers graduates who sat for a bar examination within two years of their date of graduation.
[Quick Facts Updated October 2023]