Temple University (Beasley)

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1719 N. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122

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#61 Best Law Schools


#10 in Part-time Law

Law School Overview

The James E. Beasley School of Law at Temple University has an application deadline of March 1. The full-time program application fee at the James E. Beasley School of Law at Temple University is $60. The part-time program application fee at the James E. Beasley School of Law at Temple University is $60. Its tuition is full-time: $20,462 per year (in-state); full-time: $33,780 per year (out-of-state); part-time: $16,518 per year (in-state); and part-time: $27,178 per year (out-of-state). The student-faculty ratio is 11.1:1. The James E. Beasley School of Law at Temple University has 165 full- and part-time faculty on staff.

The Temple University James E. Beasley School of Law is a Philadelphia institution that offers a full-time and part-time law program. Temple Law School rankings include well-regarded trial advocacy and legal writing programs. Through other Temple University schools, law students are eligible to complete dual degrees including a J.D./M.B.A. in conjunction with the Temple University Fox School of Business and Management, and a J.D./M.P.H. (Master’s of Public Health) through the Temple University College of Health Professions.

Students can get hands-on legal training through Temple Law’s clinicals programs, which allow law students to work with real clients dealing with health problems, family issues, and more. Students may also get practical training through trial advocacy competitions, including the ABA Law Student Tax Challenge, the Giles Sutherland Rich Moot Court Competition, the International Jessup Moot Court Competition, and the ABA Client Counseling Competition.

For extracurricular involvement, law students may consider joining student organizations such as the Brehon Law Society, which studies law and culture in Ireland, and the Temple Environmental Law Society. Temple Law School has several legal journals produced by students: the Temple Law Review, the Temple Political and Civil Rights Law Review, the Temple Journal of Science, Technology, and Environmental Law, and the Temple International and Comparative Law Review. Students looking for a legal training experience outside of Philadelphia have study-abroad options in Japan, Rome, China, Israel, and Switzerland, among other locations.

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Year founded 1895
Public/private Public
Law school designation National


Application deadline March 1
Full-time program application fee $60
Part-time program application fee $60
Admissions phone (800) 560-1428
Admissions email lawadmis@temple.edu
Website http://www.law.temple.edu


Full- and part-time faculty 165
Student-faculty ratio 11.1:1
Total faculty 177

Student Body

Enrollment (full-time) 601
Gender distribution (full-time)
Gender distribution (full-time)
J.D. candidates graduating in 2012-2013 295


Tuition and fees

full-time: $20,462 per year (in-state)
full-time: $33,780 per year (out-of-state)
part-time: $16,518 per year (in-state)
part-time: $27,178 per year (out-of-state)

Room and board $11,865


Employed at graduation2 35.0%
Median private sector starting salary $75,000
Median public service starting salary $49,500


Total volumes and volume equivalents 636,804

* 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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