From distinguished faculty taking a genuine interest in students' success, to some of the smallest class sizes of any law school in the country, Cumberland School of Law offers a collegial, scholarly environment that continues to receive high ratings for instruction, outcomes and quality of life.

15th
Rank for Trial Advocacy by U.S. News & World Report's Best Grad Schools 2020.
When We Compete, Everyone Takes Note.
 
1847
Year Founded, One of the Nation's Oldest Law Schools
3
Typical Number of Years to Complete Most of Our Joint Degree Programs
 
153
Median LSAT Score
9
Joint Degree Programs, Including J.D./M.B.A.
 
3rd
Best Quality of Life, Princeton Review (2019)
6
Smallest Class Size (Fall 2019)
Top 20%
Military Friendly School List - Silver (Top 20% of Graduate Schools)
 
437
Total Enrolled Students (Fall 2019)
24
Full-Time Faculty Members
 
35
Student Organizations
3.48
Median GPA
 
1949
Year Accredited by the ABA
15
Average Course Load in Hours
 
90
Minimum Number of Semester Hours of Acceptable Credit Completed to Receive Juris Doctor Degree, with Minimum Cumulative GPA of 2.0 or Higher (Typically 3 Years)
 
15
Law Schools, Including Harvard, Stanford and Yale from which Faculty Hold Degrees


Undergraduate Institutions

The following undergraduate institutions are represented in the Fall 2019 total enrollment:

AUBURN UNIVERSITY
AUBURN UNIVERSITY-MONTGOMERY
AZUSA PACIFIC UNIVERSITY
BELHAVEN UNIVERSITY
BELMONT UNIVERSITY
BERRY COLLEGE
BIRMINGHAM SOUTHERN COLLEGE
CARSON-NEWMAN UNIVERSITY
CLARK ATLANTA UNIVERSITY
CLEMSON UNIVERSITY
COLUMBUS STATE UNIVERSITY
FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY
FREED HARDEMAN UNIVERSITY
GEORGETOWN COLLEGE
GEORGIA SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY
HOFSTRA UNIVERSITY
JACKSONVILLE STATE UNIVERSITY
KENNESAW STATE UNIVERSITY
LIPSCOMB UNIVERSITY
LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY-BATON ROUGE
MIDDLE TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY
MISSISSIPPI STATE UNIVERSITY
PACIFIC LUTHERAN UNIVERSITY
PRESBYTERIAN COLLEGE
SAINT JOSEPH'S UNIVERSITY
SAM HOUSTON STATE UNIVERSITY
SAMFORD UNIVERSITY
SEWANEE: THE UNIVERSITY OF THE SOUTH
SOUTHERN ADVENTIST UNIVERSITY
THE UNIVERSITY OF WEST ALABAMA
TROY UNIVERSITY
UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA
UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA-BIRMINGHAM
UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA-HUNTSVILLE
UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO-BOULDER
UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA
UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA
UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS
UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI
UNIVERSITY OF MONTEVALLO
UNIVERSITY OF MOUNT UNION
UNIVERSITY OF NORTH ALABAMA
UNIVERSITY OF NORTH GEORGIA
UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH ALABAMA
UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA
UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE-CHATTANOOGA
UNIVERSITY OF WEST FLORIDA
VALPARAISO UNIVERSITY
VA POLYTECHNIC INST & STATE UNIVERSITY
VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY
WASHINGTON AND LEE UNIVERSITY
WELLESLEY COLLEGE
WOFFORD COLLEGE