Miami Law Fast Facts

University of Miami School of Law, 133 undergraduate institutions and 89 majors represented University of Miami School of Law, 133 undergraduate institutions and 89 majors represented
Entering JD Class of 2021

 4,393 applications received

 393 enrolled students

 Medians: 160 LSAT | 3.63 UGPA

University of Miami School of Law: 57% women, 43% men University of Miami School of Law: 57% women, 43% men
Entering JD Class of 2021

 From 33 states + DC, PR and 10 countries

 Age range: 20-42, Average age: 23

52% Attended an Undergraduate Institution Outside of Florida, 46% Minority Representation, 61% Speak One or More Foreign Languages 52% Attended an Undergraduate Institution Outside of Florida, 46% Minority Representation, 61% Speak One or More Foreign Languages
Entering JD Class of 2021

 13% are first-generation college students

 56% are out of undergraduate school for one year or more

 63% received merit-based scholarships

72 incoming students from over 36 countries 72 incoming students from over 36 countries
Entering LLM Class of 2021

The LL.M. student body represents a mix of full time, part time, residential, distance learning, joint degree, foreign-trained, and U.S.-trained students who range in experience from current J.D.’s to seasoned attorneys.


89%

2021 Graduates Employed within 10 Months of Graduation


Top 25

Law.com Ranking for Alumni Promotions to Partner


82.5%

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


300+ Course Offerings

 One of the largest at any ABA-approved law school.

 77% upper-level courses with under 25 students.

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 7:1 student to faculty ratio.

 Get to know our 320+ faculty.

Experiential Learning

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 Placement Seats

  • Affordable Housing Practicum
  • Civil Rights Practicum
  • Criminal Justice Policy Reform Practicum
  • Cyber Civil Rights Initiative Practicum
  • Death Penalty Practicum
  • EASL-LegalArtLink
  • Federal Criminal Motion Practice
  • Social Impact Advocacy Practicum

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

25+

International Exchange Programs
in 13 Different Countries


100+

International and Global Practice Courses


85

Countries with Alumni


Unique Learning Environment

Miami cityscape

Strategic Location

#2 International banking center in the U.S.

 

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

Miami cityscape
Miami Skyline

Strategic Location

#2 Most entrepreneurial city in the U.S. with the highest startup density.

Miami Skyline
Downtown Miami at night

Strategic Location

Miami is home to 17 of the 25 largest law firms in the U.S.

 

Financial Times called Miami “The Most Important City in America” in 2022.

 

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Downtown Miami at night
University of Miami People in a U formation

The 'U' Community

Alumni are represented in all 50 states, DC, several territories and 85 countries.

 

Emphasis on student support through our Office of Student Services, Academic Achievement Program, and the Mindfulness in Law Program.

University of Miami People in a U formation
University of Miami U Statue

The 'U' Community

48% of alumni are outside of FL and abroad.

 

2,100+ alumni in NYC and DC metro areas.

University of Miami U Statue
University of Miami School of Law students at the U Statue; 55+ student organizations

The 'U' Community

Student organizations include Moot Court, Trial Team, 7 affinity groups, and 5 bar-related organizations.

 

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

 

10 Additional graduate and professional schools on campus.

University of Miami School of Law students at the U Statue; 55+ student organizations