Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law

Rank 140 (USNWR 2024)
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Also known as

  • Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law
  • University of Memphis
  • UMemphis

Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law is a law school located in Memphis, Tennessee. The school was ranked 140 in 2024 by USNWR. Annual enrollment for Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law is approximately 101.

Admissions website: https://www.memphis.edu/law/admissions/index.php

Admissions email: lawadmissions@memphis.edu

Admissions phone: 901.678.5403

Can I get into Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law with aGPA andLSAT?

Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law Key Statistics

Previous year ABA 509 data
Percentiles 25 50 75
LSAT 152 154 156
GPA 3.03 3.32 3.61
Miscellaneous Count Percentile
# Applications 672 20
# Admissions offers 277 -
Class size 101 10
% Accepted 41.2% 51
% Yield 35.7% 74

During the 2024 application cycle, 672 people applied and 277 were offered admission.

University of Memphis has a 1L class size of 101, and yield of 35.74%. 99 out of 277 applicants who were offered admission accepted, meaning that 35.74% of the people who were offered admission ended up attending the school.

The 1L class at University of Memphis has a median LSAT of 155. The 25th percentile LSAT is 152 and the 75th percentile LSAT is 157.

The median GPA is 3.4. The 25th percentile GPA is 3.1 and the 75th percentile GPA is 3.68.

Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law LSAT & GPA graph for 2022-2023

LSD has stats for 38 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 Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law cost per year?

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Cost of attending Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law

In 2024, tuition was $11,220 and the annual cost of attending was $37,360 (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.

Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law employment outcomes

76.6% of University of Memphis graduates pass the bar on their first try.

Some interesting facts about Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law

The University of Memphis—Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law is located in the historic former US Custom House, Courthouse, and Post Office in the heart of the legal, business, and cultural district that is downtown Memphis. The beautiful state-of-the-art building offers a magnificent view of the Mississippi River and is within blocks of numerous law offices and both state and federal courthouses. This location gives students unparalleled opportunities for experiential learning and easy access to cultural attractions. Memphis Law students consistently praise the law school’s quality of life, due in large part to the impressive building aesthetics, sense of community, location, classroom facilities, social life, and library staff. These benefits are paired with a solid, practice-focused education. Memphis Law traditionally has a high bar-passage rate and a solid job-placement rate for graduates and has been nationally recognized for its facility and value—an honor that considers not only bar passage and employment rates, but financial factors of student debt, tuition, and cost of living.

Memphis is one of the South’s largest, most beautiful, and diverse cities. The city possesses a rich history and an unmatched musical heritage ranging from Graceland and Sun Studios to the National Civil Rights and Rock and Soul Museums. This is enhanced by the temperate climate, which allows ample opportunity for year-round activities. In particular, Memphis in May Music Fest and BBQ Fest draw visitors from not just around the country, but the world. The city boasts one of the lowest cost-of-living rates of any major US city, making it ideal for students and allowing broader access to everything the city has to offer. All these factors contribute to the city of Memphis being named as one of the “World’s Greatest Places for 2021” by TIME Magazine.

Memphis Law brings together unique individuals with a wide variety of cultural, geographic, employment, and academic backgrounds. Many of its students come to law school immediately after finishing their undergraduate education; however, a significant number have been in the workforce or have completed advanced degrees. The school recognizes that diversity within the student body enriches the classroom experience for all students and enhances the overall quality of the educational program, and therefore, strives to ensure that both traditional and nontraditional students have an opportunity to succeed.

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not yet, my app went under review 01/09 so i guess it'll be a bit
Ok perfect, Just checking. I applied like in October and haven't heard a peep.
I applied in November and got in
@MarriedUttermostPug: But im above the 50 percentile for GPA and LSAT. I got my acceptance on Thursday.
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