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Columbus School of Law

About Columbus School of Law


  • Established: 1897
  • Parent School: The Catholic University of America
  • Dean: Stephen C. Payne
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
  • Website: www.law.edu
  • School Type: Private
  • Campus: Urban
  • Enrollment: 400

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Alumni Directory

This alumni directory of 362 lawyers who graduated from Columbus School of Law is powered by Lawyer Legion. Use the filters to narrow your search for attorneys by graduation year, practice areas or location. Results are limited to 250 per query. The lawyers in this directory all attended or received their Juris Doctor degree from Columbus School of Law and are currently practicing law in the United States. The attorneys in this directory are also included in the Lawyer Legion network and provide legal services to consumers in and around their local area. Browse the alumni directory to find and connect with lawyers who attended Columbus School of Law

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Alumni Active on Lawyer Legion

Kenneth Namnoum Jr (1984)
Law Office of Ken Namnoum
Hartford, CT
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Sandra H. Robinson (2001)
Robinson Law Firm, PLLC
Washington, DC
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George Patterson (1996)
Patterson Law
Bowie, MD
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Meliha Pérez Halpern (2003)
Pérez Halpern, LLC
Rockville, MD
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Michael A. Caldwell (1971)
DeLong Caldwell Bridgers & Fitzpatrick LLC
Atlanta, GA
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C. Michael Villasana (1995)
The Villasana Law Firm
Houston, TX
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Admissions Statistics

Completed Applications1,1791,1771,286
Total Offers547605676
Acceptance Rate46.40%51.40%52.57%
LSAT Score Median155153153
LSAT Score Low152149149
LSAT Score High158156156
Undergraduate GPA Median3.423.423.31
Undergraduate GPA Low3.243.243.08
Undergraduate GPA High3.613.593.55
Total Graduates10397111

Bar Exam Statistics

Total First Time Takers10189107
Total Passed817079
School's Bar Passage Rate80.20%78.65%73.83%
ABA Approved Law Schools Average Bar Passage Rate74.10%69.77%73.32%
School Passage Rate vs. Average Passage Rate6.108.880.51

Tuition and Expenses

Tuition Full Time Resident$51,400$51,560$49,800
Tuition Full Time Non-resident$51,400$51,560$49,800
Tuition Part Time Resident--$35,770
Tuition Part Time Non-resident--$35,770
On Campus Living Expenses$25$20,176$20,100
Off Campus Living Expenses$31$24,720$24,644

Grants and Scholarships

Total Students Reciving Grants353319322
Total Percentage Receiving Grants94%91%85%
Average Grant Amount - Median$13,562.50$14,000.00$15,750.00
Average Grant Amount - Low$6,875.00$6,250.00$6,250.00
Average Grant Amount - High$27,500.00$26,250.00$22,750.00

Students and Faculty

Student-to-Faculty Ratio4.1:13.8:13.2:1
Total Students400375350
Total Students Male163158161
Total Students Female237217189
Total Faculty9799111
Total Faculty Male675975
Total Faculty Female304036
Total Faculty Minorities81315

National Comparison Rankings

The national comparison rankings below compare Columbus School of Law to other ABA-approved law schools in the United States. The rankings were determined by comparing the statistics reported by each school. You can view the raw data for these law school rankings here.

2019 National Rankings - Columbus School of Law

#41 in Median Undergraduate GPA - 3.42
Columbus School of Law is tied for #41 regarding the highest median undergraduate GPA (3.42) among those applicants granted admission who enrolled as full-time students.

#93 in Acceptance Rate - 46.4%
Columbus School of Law ranks #93 regarding student selectivity with an acceptance rate of 46.4% among those who applied for admission.

#65 in Student-to-Faculty Ratio - 4.1:1
Columbus School of Law ranks #65 regarding the lowest student-to-faculty ratio with a 4.1:1 faculty ratio

#19 in Median LSAT - 155
Columbus School of Law is tied for #19 regarding the median LSAT score, with a score of 155 among those applicants granted admission who enrolled as full-time students.

#100 in Bar Passage Rate - 80.20%
Columbus School of Law ranks #100 regarding the highest bar passage rate among first-time test takers.

#43 in Highest Tuition - $51,400
Columbus School of Law ranks #43 regarding the highest tuition among full-time resident (in-state) students.

#154 in Presence of Minority Faculty - 8.25%
Columbus School of Law ranks #154 regarding the highest percentage of racial or ethnic minority faculty (8.25%).

#160 in Presence of Female Faculty - 31%
Columbus School of Law ranks #160 regarding the highest percentage of faculty who are female (31%).

Contact the CUA Law

Columbus School of Law
3600 John McCormack Rd NE
Washington, DC 20017
Phone: 202-319-5151

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