University of Arkansas--Fayetteville

Quick Stats

Robert A. Leflar Law Center
Fayetteville, AR 72701

Students
370
enrolled
Tuition
$456
per credit (full-time, in-state)
$937
per credit (full-time, out-of-state)

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Law School Overview

U.S. News Rankings

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#61 Best Law Schools

Law School Overview

The School of Law at University of Arkansas has an application deadline of April 15. Its tuition is full-time: $456 per credit (in-state) and full-time: $937 per credit (out-of-state). The student-faculty ratio is 12.3:1. The School of Law at University of Arkansas has 40 full- and part-time faculty on staff.

At the University of Arkansas—Fayetteville School of Law, students can get experience in areas of the law through robust clinical offerings, ranging from the Criminal Defense Clinic to the Federal Clinic, as well as through Habitat for Humanity projects and pro bono programs. For students interested in earning dual degrees, options include a J.D./M.B.A. through the university’s Sam M. Walton College of Business and a J.D./M.A. in international law and politics through the University of Arkansas—Fayetteville Department of Political Science.

Students, faculty members, and staffers make up the Law School Community Life Committee, which coordinates social events, service projects, and other activities for the legal community. To get further involved, students might consider joining a variety of law school organizations, including the Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association and the Environmental Law Society. There may also be opportunities for qualified law students on school journals, including the Arkansas Law Review, the Journal of Food Law and Policy, and the Journal of Islamic Law and Culture.

For an international experience, law students can take advantage of several study abroad programs. Along with the University of Mississippi School of Law, the University of Tennessee College of Law, and the University of Nebraska College of Law, the University of Arkansas School of Law sends students to study at Cambridge University for six weeks. There is also a program available at the St. Petersburg Summer Law Institute in Russia, and a school-organized program in Belize.

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Year founded 1924
Public/private Public
Law school designation National

Admissions

Application deadline April 15
Full-time program application fee $0
Part-time program application fee $0
Admissions phone (479) 575-3102
Admissions email jkmiller@uark.edu
Website http://law.uark.edu/

Academics

Full- and part-time faculty 40
Student-faculty ratio 12.3:1
Total faculty 60

Student Body

Enrollment (full-time) 370
Gender distribution (full-time)
Gender distribution (full-time)
J.D. candidates graduating in 2012-2013 132

Cost

Tuition and fees

full-time: $456 per credit (in-state)
full-time: $937 per credit (out-of-state)

Room and board $16,636

Careers

Employed at graduation2 35.6%
Median private sector starting salary $70,000
Median public service starting salary $56,000

Library

Total volumes and volume equivalents 367,111

* 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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