CLASS PROFILE AND FACTS
A full class profile and fact sheet can be downloaded HERE.
A comprehensive Viewbook for Memphis Law can be seen HERE.
Juris Doctor (JD)
JD/MBA (Joint Program)
JD/MA (Duel Degree in Political Science)
MPH Fast Track
A "Best Value" Law School, according to the National Jurist
SCHOLARSHIPS AND FINANCIAL AID
A number of scholarships are available to entering students, including academic merit awards, diversity awards, and awards for students with demonstrated financial need. Some scholarship awards are based on the information in the application, while others require additional information. If you are interested in being considered for first-year scholarships, you are encouraged to complete the optional application questions and submit any necessary information. Scholarship award letters are usually sent by April 1. 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.
STUDENT BODY AND FACULTY
Approximately 330 JD students
26 full-time faculty
Student-to-faculty ratio is 12.4 to 1
SPECIAL FEATURES AND ACADEMIC PROGRAMS
Business Law Certificate
Health Law Certificate
Institute for Health Law & Policy
Summer and Academic Year Externship Programs
100% of Academic Certificates incorporate experiential learning
11 Advocacy Competition teams competing in regional and national competitions
Elder Law Clinic
Housing Adjudication Clinic
Mediation Law Clinic
Memphis CHiLD - Medical Legal Partnership Clinic
Neighborhood Preservation Clinic
Approximately 76% of students participated in a clinic or externship last year
University of Memphis Law Review
Approximately 40% of our students participate in an academic journal
PRO BONO & COMMUNITY WORK
10,182 Pro Bono service hours were completed by Memphis Law students last year
Over 160 clients helped as part of last year's Alternative Spring Break Program
Over 60 conferences, networking receptions, & CLE's are hosted at the law school in an average year
On average, 82% of Memphis Law graduates are employed within 9 months of graduation
Memphis Law has alumni working in each of Memphis' Fortune 500 companies
Seven Memphis Law alumni currently serve as federal judges within the Sixth Circuit
30 Memphis Law alumni are Memphis & Shelby County judges.
*Based on full-time enrollment for the academic year. Part-time tuition & fees are billed by the credit hour. Tuition and fees above includes a $20 per credit hour law library fee with no maximum (31 hours for entering students in the 2014-2015 academic year).
(Updated September 2015)