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Belmont University


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Program At a Glance

Total Program Enrollment 224
Tuition $34,090



Degree Programs Offered

Graduates Last Year: 0

Description: A program that prepares individuals for the independent professional practice of law, for taking state and national bar examinations, and for advanced research in jurisprudence. Includes instruction in the theory and practice of the legal system, including the statutory, administrative, and judicial components of civil and criminal law.

Job Opportunities:

Represent clients in criminal and civil litigation and other legal proceedings, draw up legal documents, or manage or advise clients on legal transactions. May specialize in a single area or may practice broadly in many areas of law.
Judicial Law Clerks
Assist judges in court or by conducting research or preparing legal documents.
Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers
Conduct hearings to recommend or make decisions on claims concerning government programs or other government-related matters. Determine liability, sanctions, or penalties, or recommend the acceptance or rejection of claims or settlements.
Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators
Facilitate negotiation and conflict resolution through dialogue. Resolve conflicts outside of the court system by mutual consent of parties involved.
Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates
Arbitrate, advise, adjudicate, or administer justice in a court of law. May sentence defendant in criminal cases according to government statutes or sentencing guidelines. May determine liability of defendant in civil cases. May perform wedding ceremonies.
Law Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in law. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Faculty Information

Total Faculty 20
Full-Time Faculty 12
Deans, Librarians, and Others Who Teach 3
Part-Time Faculty 5
Faculty Gender 60% Male
40% Female
Student Teacher Ratio 14 : 1


Accredited by American Bar Association

Student Body

Student Body
Gender Breakdown 49% Male
51% Female
Student Diversity
White 83%
Multi-racial 4%
Hispanic/Latino 1%
Ethnicity Unknown 3%
Black or African American 8%
Asian 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%



Sticker Price

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $34,090 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A N/A
Books N/A N/A
Total (before financial aid) $34,090 $34,090

Financial Aid



Application Information

Deadline for Regular Decision: July 31

Application Fee: $50

Incoming Class

Belmont University's entering class of 2012 enrolled having these exam grades:

Belmont University's entering class of 2012 enrolled having these college GPA's:

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