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
– Doctor of Juridical Sciences (JSD)
– $23,610 Resident
– $43,060 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 fafsa.ed.gov.
– 383 JD students
– Through our clinics and Public Interest Institute, our students provided more than 17,000 hours of community service last year.
– 30 student organizations
– 6.4 to 1 student to faculty ratio
1446 applications received
– 135 students enrolled
– 50 undergraduate institutions represented
– 24 states and one country (China) represented
– LSAT**: Median – 164; 75th percentile – 166; 25th percentile – 157
– UGPA: Median – 3.91; 75th percentile – 4.00; 25th percentile – 3.54
**Does not include eight students without an LSAT score, whose UGPA mean is 4.07, ACT mean is 29, and SAT mean is 1440
– 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
– Elder 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 the July 2018 bar exam, our nationwide bar passage rate was 90.1% for first-time test takers.
– 94.2% of our 2018 graduates were employed or pursuing advanced degrees within 10 months of graduation.
– According to ABA data, Alabama Law is 14th for percentage of graduates with federal clerkships over the past three years.
– Alumni include U.S. Supreme Court Justice Hugo L. Black; Judge Frank M. Johnson; former ABA President Tommy Wells; Habitat for Humanity Founder Millard Fuller; U.S. Senators Howell Heflin and Richard Shelby; and former U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions.
[Quick Facts Updated September 2019]