Miami Law Fast Facts

ENTERING J.D. CLASS OF 2023

118

Undergraduate institutions represented

64

Majors represented

46%

Attended an undergraduate institution outside of Florida

4,194 applications received

355 enrolled students

Medians: 162 LSAT | 3.72 UGPA


56% women | 43% men |
1% prefer not to answer

From 34 states + DC
and 24 countries

15% first-generation college students

74% first-generation law students

51% out of undergraduate school for one year or more


Age range: 19-39 | Average age: 23

68% received merit-based scholarships

65%

Speak one or more foreign languages

55%

Students of color

CURRENT LL.M. and S.J.D. CLASS

178 LLM & 3 SJD students from

38 Countries

  • Brazil
  • Albania
  • Argentina
  • Bolivia
  • Canada
  • Cayman Islands
  • Chile
  • Colombia
  • Costa Rica
  • Cuba
  • Dominican Republic
  • Egypt
  • France
  • Germany
  • Guatemala
  • Haiti
  • Honduras
  • Hungary
  • India
  • Iran (Islamic Republic Of)
  • Ireland
  • Jamaica
  • Kuwait
  • Mexico
  • New Zealand
  • Nicaragua
  • Nigeria
  • Pakistan
  • Panama
  • Paraguay
  • Poland
  • Puerto Rico
  • Qatar
  • Russian Federation
  • Sweden
  • Turkey
  • Ukraine

5th Largest Curriculum among ABA-approved Law Schools

Academics


18

Areas of Study

Business Law Constitutional Law Criminal Law Entertainment, Arts, & Sports Law Environmental Law Estate Planning Family Law Health Care Law Human Rights Law Immigration Law Intellectual Property Law International Law Litigation, Arbitration & Dispute Resolution Maritime Law Real Estate Law Social Justice & Public Interest Tax Law Technology Law


77%

of upper-level courses have under 25 students

7:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

320+

Total Faculty

Learn more about Miami Law's academics and faculty


10

Centers & Initiatives

Center for Ethics & Public Service Summer Legal Academy Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning HOPE Public Interest Resource Center International Arbitration Institute LawWithoutWalls Class Action & Complex Litigation Forum Transactional Skills Program Ralph E. Boyer Institute on Condominium and Cluster Development We Robot Conference


EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING

9

Clinics

68

Experiential Courses

369

Students participate in law clinics with direct client representation per year

2,110

Seats available in simulation or lawyering skills courses per year

170

Field Placements

DC Semester in Practice Program
Litigation Skills Externship Program
Judicial Clerkships Program
Florida Supreme Court Program
Miami Law Externship Program

5

Journals

Business Law Review
Inter-American Law Review
International and Comparative Law Review
Race and Social Justice Law Review
University of Miami Law Review

UNIQUE LEARNING ENVIRONMENT

9

Attorney advisors available through the Office of Career and Professional Development (OCPD)

Emphasis on student support through:
Office of Student Services
Academic Achievement Program
Mindfulness in Law Program

11

Additional graduate and professional schools on campus

20+

Joint degree programs

1,400+ Multinational Companies

headquartered in South Florida. There is no place for law students like Miami.

STRATEGIC LOCATION

“The Most Important City in America”

Financial Times, 2022

Top 10

Metropolitan area with the highest average wage for lawyers,
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Miami is home to 18 of the 25 largest law firms in the U.S.

#2

International banking center in the U.S.

#2

For foreign consulates and trade offices in the U.S.

4th

Largest economy in the U.S. and 16th largest in the world

#1

U.S. city for startup activity

THE U COMMUNITY

Alumni in top 8 metro areas

  • Atlanta
  • Boston
  • Chicago
  • Los Angeles
  • Miami
  • New York
  • Philadelphia
  • Washington, DC

2,100+

Alumni in NYC and DC metro areas

23,000+

Law Alumni

Alumni represented in all 50 states, DC, several territories, and 95 countries

48%

Alumni outside of FL and abroad

500+

Alumni overseas

CAREER OUTCOMES


#25

Law.com 2022

Ranking for Promotions to Partner


#2

Am Law 100, 2023 Listing

Most Graduates Leading Top 30 U.S. Firms


Top 50

Law.com 2022

Ranking for Graduates Placed in the Country’s Largest 100 Law Firms


89%

of 2022 Graduates Employed within 10 Months of Graduation


$99,566

Salary Average

25th to 75th range:
$61,000 to $140,000
Private sector average: $110,344
Class of 2022 NALP Summary Report


82.5%

FL Bar Pass Rate (for first-time takers compared to 71.6% statewide)


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