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UMD Law School

Rank 51 (USNWR 2023)
163
Median LSAT
3.71
Median GPA
29.5%
Acceptance rate

Also known as

  • UMD Law School
  • University of Maryland
  • MARYLAND, UNIVERSITY OF
  • UMD

UMD Law School is a law school located in College Park, Maryland. The school was ranked 51 in 2023 by USNWR. Annual enrollment for UMD Law School is approximately 205.

Admissions website: https://www.law.umaryland.edu/Prospective-Students/JD/

Admissions email: admissions@law.umaryland.edu

Admissions phone: (410) 706-3492

Can I get into UMD Law School with aGPA andLSAT?

UMD Law School Key Statistics

Previous year ABA 509 data
Percentiles 25 50 75
LSAT 157 163 164
GPA 3.36 3.71 3.85
Miscellaneous Count Percentile
# Applications 2469 73
# Admissions offers 728 -
Class size 205 64
% Accepted 29.5% 77
% Yield 27.6% 39

During the 2023 application cycle, 2,469 people applied and 728 were offered admission.

University of Maryland has a 1L class size of 205, and yield of 27.61%. 201 out of 728 applicants who were offered admission accepted, meaning that 27.61% of the people who were offered admission ended up attending the school.

The 1L class at University of Maryland has a median LSAT of 163. The 25th percentile LSAT is 157 and the 75th percentile LSAT is 164.

The median GPA is 3.71. The 25th percentile GPA is 3.36 and the 75th percentile GPA is 3.85.

UMD Law School LSAT & GPA graph for 2022-2023

LSD has stats for 357 applicants for the 2022-2023 application cycle.

The graphs show applicant results plotted against GPA and LSAT. The dotted lines on the graphs represent the 25/50/75th percentiles reported by the school in their ABA 509 report from the previous year.

Each data point represents an LSD user that shared their application results for the benefit of future applicants.

Click on a data point to see that user's profile.

25th, 50th, 75th refer to percentiles from last year's admitted class

How much does UMD Law School cost per year?

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Cost of attending UMD Law School

In 2023, tuition was $52,642 and the annual cost of attending was $82,304 (tuition plus living expenses).

Cost of Attendance (CoA) is the estimated total amount you will have to spend every year to go to school. Unlike tuition, CoA includes expenses like rent, food, and insurance.

UMD Law School employment outcomes

82.7% of University of Maryland graduates pass the bar on their first try.

Some interesting facts about UMD Law School

The University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law (Maryland Carey Law), located in downtown Baltimore, was established in 1816 and began regular instruction in 1824. It is the third-oldest law school in the nation, but its innovative programs make it one of the liveliest and most dynamic today. The University of Maryland campus is located within blocks of courthouses, government agencies, restaurants, and entertainment venues. Home to the University of Maryland’s professional schools in law, medicine, nursing, pharmacy, social work, and dentistry, the Baltimore campus is undergoing a renaissance of its own. Newly built student housing; a state-of-the-art student center with a lap pool, workout rooms, and space for intramural competition; a row of new restaurants; and two major theaters have brought a vibrancy to the neighborhood, which is just blocks away from the well-known Inner Harbor area. A campus shuttle and free city bus make getting to other Baltimore neighborhoods easy and convenient.

Baltimore’s proximity to other major East Coast cities is another plus. Students can easily travel by train to Washington, DC (40 minutes); Wilmington, DE (40 minutes); Philadelphia (1 hour); or New York City (2.5 hours). Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport is less than 10 miles from the law school building and is accessible by light rail. It is, for many, the preferred airport in the Washington, DC, area. Maryland Carey Law has taken advantage of this location to become an integral part of the Baltimore–Washington legal and business community.

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StripedBumpyBeagle
0:21
@ShoobyTooby: that is on every tracker
ShoobyTooby
10:12
yea figured
does maryland interview everyone they accept?
Not everyone, but most people
PurpleFries
17:05
@ShoobyTooby: Yes, if you're asking if there is 'student ID' on tracker, there is for mine!
ShoobyTooby
10:06
I had a student ID and a person ID on mine
IPleadTheThick
10:28
Have you gotten a decision back? Might be an incoming A?
ShoobyTooby
11:19
yea I was already waitlisted a while back thats why I was a bit surprised.
ShoobyTooby
11:19
yea I was already waitlisted a while back thats why I was a bit surprised.
IPleadTheThick
15:11
Ohh gotcha, I think we were both waiting ffor American U decisions lol
IPleadTheThick
15:11
a little while back
Mine updates yesterday
Updated*
Status didn’t change but it moved up
12:37
What days do they usually send out acceptances?
Until they get my FAFSA they can't send a merit aid scholarship? Or should I just expect to pay sticker
I applied for FAFSA, but it hasn’t been processed. I received my merit scholarship 2 hours after the acceptance email
15:59
Did they send out acceptances today or yesterday during Presidents’ Day? I only see one person getting an A 12/20
i thought they usually did them on tuesdays but maybe it got pushed bc of the holiday? I interviewed last week and my interviewer told me I'd hear early this week...
21:36
@LoudValuableSquirrel: how long after you applied did it take to receive interview invite?
About two weeks after I went complete
16:37
@LoudValuableSquirrel: did you receive a decision today? I’m surprised you didn’t since they early this week but tomorrow is Thursday (Waitlist and rejections)
16:38
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No, doesn’t look like they did any?
23:16
@LoudValuableSquirrel: do you think they’ll send out rejections or acceptances tomorrow?
idk! i hope its acceptances!
12:20
maryland just moved to the top of my status checker but no email
13:13
Crickets today too, pretty odd.
14:40
I know the R is coming for me but still anxious lol
16:56
Yea same. Didn’t get an interview invite. It’s over.
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