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Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico School of Law

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Program At a Glance

Total Program Enrollment 816
Incoming LSAT Scores (25th-75th Percentile) 132 - 138
Incoming GPA (25th-75th Percentile) 2.96 - 3.55
Bar Exam First Time Pass Rate 36.51%
In State Tuition $14,766

Academics

Academics

Degree Programs Offered

Graduates Last Year: 243

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:

Lawyers
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 60
Full-Time Faculty 29
Deans, Librarians, and Others Who Teach 8
Part-Time Faculty 23
Faculty Gender 71% Male
28% Female
Student Teacher Ratio 22 : 1

Accreditation

Accredited by American Bar Association

Student Body

Student Body
Gender Breakdown 48% Male
52% Female
Student Diversity
Percentage
Hispanic/Latino 100%

Finance

Finance

Sticker Price

In-State

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $14,766 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A N/A
Books N/A N/A
Total (before financial aid) $14,766 $14,766

Out-of-State

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

Financial Aid

Admissions

Admissions

Application Information

Deadline for Regular Decision:

Incoming Class

Exam Enrollment Type 25th - 75th Percentile
LSAT Full-Time 129 - 138
LSAT Part-Time 132 - 137
LSAT Total 132 - 138

Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico School of Law's entering class of enrolled having these college GPA's:

Enrollment Type 25th - 75th Percentile
Full-Time 2.96 - 3.52
Part-Time 2.96 - 3.61
Total 2.96 - 3.55

Outcomes

Outcomes

Bar Exam Results

Percent Reporting 100%
First Time Pass Rate 37%
Avg. Pass Rate In This State 50%
Job Sector Number of Graduates Percent of Graduates
Firm Sized 2-10 6 10%
Business Industry 25 41%
Government 10 16%
State Clerkship 5 8%
Academia 2 3%
Unemployed Number of Graduates Percent of Graduates
Unemployed, Seeking 77 35%
Pursuing Graduate Degree 1 0%

Top Employment Locations

State Percent Employed
FL 2%
PR 95%

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