Samford University (Cumberland)

Quick Stats

800 Lakeshore Drive
Birmingham, AL 35229

Students
409
enrolled (full-time)
21
enrolled (part-time)
Tuition
$36,216
per year (full-time)
$21,367
per year (part-time)

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Law School Overview

U.S. News Rankings

Ranking score and category
Rank Category Name
#135 Best Law Schools

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Law School Overview

The Cumberland School of Law at Samford University has an application deadline of March 13. The full-time program application fee at the Cumberland School of Law at Samford University is $50. The part-time program application fee at the Cumberland School of Law at Samford University is $50. Its tuition is full-time: $36,216 per year and part-time: $21,367 per year. The student-faculty ratio is 16.9:1. The Cumberland School of Law at Samford University has 44 full- and part-time faculty on staff.

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Year founded 1847
Public/private Private
Law school designation Regional

Admissions

Application deadline March 13
Full-time program application fee $50
Part-time program application fee $50
Admissions phone (205) 726-2702
Admissions email law.admissions@samford.edu
Website http://cumberland.samford.edu

Academics

Full- and part-time faculty 44
Student-faculty ratio 16.9:1
Total faculty 50

Student Body

Enrollment (full-time) 409
Gender distribution (full-time)
Gender distribution (full-time)
J.D. candidates graduating in 2012-2013 135

Cost

Tuition and fees

Full-time: $36,216 per year
Part-time: $21,367 per year

Room and board $9,500

Careers

Employed at graduation2 37.3%
Median private sector starting salary $60,000
Median public service starting salary $54,000

Library

Total volumes and volume equivalents 342,810

* Law School Overview details based on 2013 data

2. Represents the percentage of all 2012 graduates who had a full-time job lasting at least a year for which bar passage was required or a J.D. degree was an advantage. These employment rates are part of the data on placement success used to determine a school’s ranking.

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