University of Maine Law School

Rank 120 (USNWR 2024)
Median LSAT
Median GPA
Acceptance rate

Also known as

  • University of Maine Law School
  • University of Maine
  • UMaine

University of Maine Law School is a law school located in Portland, Maine. The school was ranked 120 in 2024 by USNWR. Annual enrollment for University of Maine Law School is approximately 84.

Admissions website: https://mainelaw.maine.edu/admissions/

Admissions email: lawadmissions@maine.edu

Admissions phone: 207.780.4341

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University of Maine Law School Key Statistics

Previous year ABA 509 data
Percentiles 25 50 75
LSAT 153 158 162
GPA 3.3 3.65 3.84
Miscellaneous Count Percentile
# Applications 544 10
# Admissions offers 297 -
Class size 84 3
% Accepted 54.6% 25
% Yield 26.3% 33

During the 2024 application cycle, 544 people applied and 297 were offered admission.

University of Maine has a 1L class size of 84, and yield of 26.26%. 78 out of 297 applicants who were offered admission accepted, meaning that 26.26% of the people who were offered admission ended up attending the school.

The 1L class at University of Maine has a median LSAT of 157. The 25th percentile LSAT is 154 and the 75th percentile LSAT is 160.

The median GPA is 3.62. The 25th percentile GPA is 3.41 and the 75th percentile GPA is 3.77.

University of Maine Law School LSAT & GPA graph for 2022-2023

LSD has stats for 47 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.

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

How much does University of Maine Law School cost per year?

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Grads with debt
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Cost of attending University of Maine Law School

In 2024, tuition was $38,000 and the annual cost of attending was $54,790 (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.

University of Maine Law School employment outcomes

JD graduates from University of Maine make $61,000 (median) upon graduation if they work in the private sector. If they go into the public sector, a grad can expect to make $56,740.

46.5% of law graduates from University of Maine go directly to work for law firms, while 16.9% clerk for a judge. 4.2% of graduates go into public interest.

67.5% of University of Maine graduates pass the bar on their first try.

Some interesting facts about University of Maine Law School

Like many of the top law schools in the United States, the University of Maine School of Law is small and selective. This allows us to maintain our commitment to a personalized legal education that few law schools can match. Under its candidate-focused program of legal study, Maine Law affords graduate students the ability to customize their studies to meet their individual needs and interests. Our rigorous curriculum, influential scholarship, small class sizes, and innovative programming prepare students for success in a variety of fields. Students can select from a range of courses and specialize in a variety of subject areas. Students at Maine Law receive not only robust classroom instruction but also hands-on learning experiences, practical skills, and advising that will prepare them for careers as attorneys, judges, academics, business innovators, and government leaders in fields like information privacy, entertainment, medicine, and the environment.

The Law School’s commitment to students also extends beyond the classroom. Through its many partnerships and strong alumni connections, Maine Law has direct access to the highest levels of government, industry, and the legal community. This access means students can study some of the most cutting-edge problems facing society today. Graduates of Maine Law also become lifelong members of an alumni network spread across the globe. Maine Law graduates are leaders in both the public and private sectors in many different countries.

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