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Duke University School of Law

About Duke University School of Law

Overview

  • Established: 1904
  • Parent School: Duke University
  • Dean: Kerry Abrams
  • Location: Durham, North Carolina
  • Website: law.duke.edu
  • School Type: Private
  • Campus: Urban
  • Enrollment: 683

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This alumni directory of 1,480 lawyers who graduated from Duke University 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 Duke University 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 Duke University School of Law

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Alumni Active on Lawyer Legion

Douglas E Kingsbery (1980)
Tharrington Smith, LLP
Raleigh, NC
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Mark Tucker Hurt (1989)
The Law Offices of Mark T. Hurt
Abingdon, VA
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Andy Patrick Roberts (2002)
Roberts Law Group, PLLC
Raleigh, NC
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Parrish Collins (1989)
Collins & Collins PC
Albuquerque, NM
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Statistics

Admissions Statistics

201920182017
Completed Applications5,1255,5584,672
Total Offers9691,1201,063
Acceptance Rate18.91%20.15%22.75%
LSAT Score Median169169169
LSAT Score Low167167166
LSAT Score High170170170
Undergraduate GPA Median3.783.783.75
Undergraduate GPA Low3.653.663.57
Undergraduate GPA High3.873.873.84
Total Graduates220219225

Bar Exam Statistics

201920182017
Total First Time Takers217195213
Total Passed212185208
School's Bar Passage Rate97.70%94.87%97.65%
ABA Approved Law Schools Average Bar Passage Rate79.27%74.82%77.27%
School Passage Rate vs. Average Passage Rate18.4320.0520.38

Tuition and Expenses

201920182017
Tuition Full Time Resident$66,000$64,722$62,247
Tuition Full Time Non-resident$66,000$64,722$62,247
Tuition Part Time Resident---
Tuition Part Time Non-resident---
On Campus Living Expenses---
Off Campus Living Expenses$22$22,373$22,948

Grants and Scholarships

201920182017
Total Students Reciving Grants597577580
Total Percentage Receiving Grants88%87%86%
Average Grant Amount - Median$27,000.00$25,000.00$12,000.00
Average Grant Amount - Low$22,500.00$20,000.00$9,000.00
Average Grant Amount - High$35,000.00$32,000.00$15,000.00

Students and Faculty

201920182017
Student-to-Faculty Ratio3.5:13.8:13.5:1
Total Students683682666
Total Students Male340370391
Total Students Female340311275
Total Faculty194181191
Total Faculty Male115117122
Total Faculty Female796469
Total Faculty Minorities262117

National Comparison Rankings

The national comparison rankings below compare Duke University 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 - Duke University School of Law


#11 in Median Undergraduate GPA - 3.78
Duke University School of Law is tied for #11 regarding the highest median undergraduate GPA (3.78) among those applicants granted admission who enrolled as full-time students.

#12 in Acceptance Rate - 18.91%
Duke University School of Law ranks #12 regarding student selectivity with an acceptance rate of 18.91% among those who applied for admission.

#38 in Student-to-Faculty Ratio - 3.5:1
Duke University School of Law ranks #38 regarding the lowest student-to-faculty ratio with a 3.5:1 faculty ratio

#5 in Median LSAT - 169
Duke University School of Law is tied for #5 regarding the median LSAT score, with a score of 169 among those applicants granted admission who enrolled as full-time students.

#4 in Bar Passage Rate - 97.70%
Duke University School of Law ranks #4 regarding the highest bar passage rate among first-time test takers.

#11 in Highest Tuition - $66,000
Duke University School of Law ranks #11 regarding the highest tuition among full-time resident (in-state) students.

#101 in Presence of Minority Faculty - 13.4%
Duke University School of Law ranks #101 regarding the highest percentage of racial or ethnic minority faculty (13.4%).

#86 in Presence of Female Faculty - 41%
Duke University School of Law ranks #86 regarding the highest percentage of faculty who are female (41%).

Contact the Duke Law

Duke University School of Law
210 Science Dr
Durham, NC 27705
law.duke.edu
Phone: 919-613-7006

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