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Samford University’s Cumberland School of Law

About Samford University’s Cumberland School of Law

Overview

  • Established: 1847
  • Parent School: Samford University
  • Dean: Henry C. Strickland
  • Location: Birmingham, Alabama
  • Website: www.samford.edu
  • School Type: Private
  • Campus: Urban
  • Enrollment: 437

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Alumni Active on Lawyer Legion

Bernard F Walsh (1978)
Goldman Babboni Fernandez & Walsh
Bradenton, FL
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Stephen P. Hoskins (1980)
Hoskins, Turco, Lloyd & Lloyd
Port St. Lucie, FL
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Andrew Woodruff Jones (1993)
Jones & Swanson
Marietta, GA
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Stephen Andrew Strickland (1990)
Stephen Strickland Law
Birmingham, AL
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Joseph A. Mandour (1995)
Mandour & Associates, APC
San Diego, CA
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William Wieland (1984)
Bogin, Munns & Munns
Melbourne, FL
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Statistics

Admissions Statistics

201920182017
Completed Applications647607579
Total Offers428450424
Acceptance Rate66.15%74.14%73.23%
LSAT Score Median153151151
LSAT Score Low150149148
LSAT Score High156154154
Undergraduate GPA Median3.483.313.36
Undergraduate GPA Low3.253.103.05
Undergraduate GPA High3.653.573.61
Total Graduates126141142

Bar Exam Statistics

201920182017
Total First Time Takers138124132
Total Passed1149993
School's Bar Passage Rate82.61%79.84%70.45%
ABA Approved Law Schools Average Bar Passage Rate83.86%78.18%78.17%
School Passage Rate vs. Average Passage Rate-1.251.66-7.72

Tuition and Expenses

201920182017
Tuition Full Time Resident$40,788$40,150$38,448
Tuition Full Time Non-resident$40,788$40,150$38,448
Tuition Part Time Resident--$22,716
Tuition Part Time Non-resident--$22,716
On Campus Living Expenses---
Off Campus Living Expenses$17$17,433$18,022

Grants and Scholarships

201920182017
Total Students Reciving Grants371378348
Total Percentage Receiving Grants88%89%80%
Average Grant Amount - Median$14,200.00$13,500.00$6,950.00
Average Grant Amount - Low$9,300.00$9,300.00$4,650.00
Average Grant Amount - High$21,500.00$19,224.00$10,800.00

Students and Faculty

201920182017
Student-to-Faculty Ratio9.1:17.3:16.1:1
Total Students437425426
Total Students Male211218213
Total Students Female226207213
Total Faculty485870
Total Faculty Male333945
Total Faculty Female151925
Total Faculty Minorities6710

National Comparison Rankings

The national comparison rankings below compare Samford University’s Cumberland 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 - Samford University’s Cumberland School of Law


#35 in Median Undergraduate GPA - 3.48
Samford University’s Cumberland School of Law is tied for #35 regarding the highest median undergraduate GPA (3.48) among those applicants granted admission who enrolled as full-time students.

#183 in Acceptance Rate - 66.15%
Samford University’s Cumberland School of Law ranks #183 regarding student selectivity with an acceptance rate of 66.15% among those who applied for admission.

#193 in Student-to-Faculty Ratio - 9.1:1
Samford University’s Cumberland School of Law ranks #193 regarding the lowest student-to-faculty ratio with a 9.1:1 faculty ratio

#21 in Median LSAT - 153
Samford University’s Cumberland School of Law is tied for #21 regarding the median LSAT score, with a score of 153 among those applicants granted admission who enrolled as full-time students.

#82 in Bar Passage Rate - 82.61%
Samford University’s Cumberland School of Law is tied for #82 regarding the highest bar passage rate among first-time test takers.

#86 in Highest Tuition - $40,788
Samford University’s Cumberland School of Law ranks #86 regarding the highest tuition among full-time resident (in-state) students.

#111 in Presence of Minority Faculty - 12.5%
Samford University’s Cumberland School of Law is tied for #111 regarding the highest percentage of racial or ethnic minority faculty (12.5%).

#156 in Presence of Female Faculty - 31%
Samford University’s Cumberland School of Law ranks #156 regarding the highest percentage of faculty who are female (31%).

Contact the Cumberland

Samford University’s Cumberland School of Law
800 Lakeshore Dr
Birmingham, AL 35209
www.samford.edu
Phone: 205-726-2011

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