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University of Puerto Rico School of Law

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Program At a Glance

Total Program Enrollment 711
Incoming LSAT Scores (25th-75th Percentile) 140 - 148
Incoming GPA (25th-75th Percentile) 3.2 - 3.78
Bar Exam First Time Pass Rate 61.69%
In State Tuition $7,931
Out of State Tuition $9,919

Academics

Academics

Degree Programs Offered

Graduates Last Year: 189

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 67
Full-Time Faculty 11
Deans, Librarians, and Others Who Teach 4
Part-Time Faculty 52
Faculty Gender 64% Male
35% Female
Student Teacher Ratio 35 : 1

Accreditation

Accredited by American Bar Association

Student Body

Student Body
Gender Breakdown 44% Male
56% Female
Student Diversity
Percentage
White 7%
Multi-racial 1%
Hispanic/Latino 90%
Ethnicity Unknown 1%
Black or African American 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%

Finance

Finance

Sticker Price

In-State

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $7,931 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A N/A
Books N/A N/A
Total (before financial aid) $7,931 $7,931

Out-of-State

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $9,919 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A N/A
Books N/A N/A
Total (before financial aid) $9,919 $9,919

Financial Aid

Admissions

Admissions

Application Information

Deadline for Regular Decision:

Incoming Class

Exam Enrollment Type 25th - 75th Percentile
LSAT Full-Time 140 - 148
LSAT Part-Time 139 - 148
LSAT Total 140 - 148

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

Enrollment Type 25th - 75th Percentile
Full-Time 3.18 - 3.76
Part-Time 3.2 - 3.8
Total 3.2 - 3.78

Outcomes

Outcomes

Bar Exam Results

Percent Reporting 100%
First Time Pass Rate 62%
Avg. Pass Rate In This State 50%
Job Sector Number of Graduates Percent of Graduates
Firm Sized 2-10 19 19%
Firm Sized 11-25 5 5%
Firm Sized 26-50 2 5%
Firm Sized 51-100 7 7%
Firm Sized 101-250 2 2%
Firm Sized 501+ 1 1%
Business Industry 29 29%
Government 9 9%
Public Interest 3 3%
Federal Clerkship 1 1%
State Clerkship 10 10%
Academia 3 3%
Unknown Employer Type 4 4%
Unemployed Number of Graduates Percent of Graduates
Unemployed, Not Seeking 32 16%
Unemployed, Seeking 48 24%
Pursuing Graduate Degree 5 2%

Top Employment Locations

State Percent Employed
TN 1%
PR 97%
International 1%

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