By the Numbers

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.

14th

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1847

We are the 11th oldest law school in the United States.

3

Typical Number of Years to Complete any of our Joint Degree Programs
Dean Strickland

8

Joint Degree Programs, Including J.D./M.B.A.

152

Median LSAT Score

9th

Best Quality of Life, Princeton Review, 2017
Professor Wendy Greene

3

Smallest Class Size
Fall 2016

435

Total Enrolled Students
Fall 2016

30

Full-time Faculty Members

3.3

Median GPA

20+

Active Student Organizations

15

Average Course Load in Hours

Law Commencement

1949

Year Accredited by the ABA

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)

20

Law Schools, Including Yale, Harvard & Columbia, from which Faculty Hold Degrees
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Undergraduate Institutions

The following undergraduate institutions are represented in the Fall 2014 total enrollment:

AUBURN UNIVERSITY
BERRY COLLEGE
BIRMINGHAM SOUTHERN COLLEGE
BRYANT UNIVERSITY
COLUMBUS STATE UNIVERSITY
DELTA STATE UNIVERSITY
EXCELSIOR COLLEGE
FLORIDA ATLANTIC UNIVERSITY
FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY
FORT LEWIS COLLEGE
FRANCIS MARION UNIVERSITY
FREED HARDEMAN UNIVERSITY
FURMAN UNIVERSITY
GEORGIA STATE UNIVERSITY
HARDING UNIVERSITY
JACKSONVILLE STATE UNIVERSITY
KENNESAW STATE UNIVERSITY
KENTUCKY STATE UNIVERSITY
LIBERTY UNIVERSITY
LIPSCOMB UNIVERSITY
LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY-BATON ROUGE
MARYVILLE COLLEGE
MILLSAPS COLLEGE
MISSISSIPPI STATE UNIVERSITY
MURRAY STATE UNIVERSITY
NEW MEXICO STATE UNIV., UNIVERSITY PARK
RHODES COLLEGE
SAMFORD UNIVERSITY
SEWANEE: THE UNIVERSITY OF THE SOUTH
SPRING HILL COLLEGE
TENNESSEE WESLEYAN COLLEGE
TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY
THE UNIVERSITY OF MEMPHIS
TROY UNIVERSITY
TULANE UNIVERSITY
UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE
UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA
UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA-BIRMINGHAM
UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA-HUNTSVILLE
UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL FLORIDA
UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA
UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA
UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND-BALTIMORE COUNTY
UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI
UNIVERSITY OF NORTH ALABAMA
UNIVERSITY OF NORTH TEXAS
UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND
UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH ALABAMA
UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI
UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE - KNOXVILLE
UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE-CHATTANOOGA
UNIVERSITY OF WEST FLORIDA
UNIVERSITY OF WEST GEORGIA
VALDOSTA STATE UNIVERSITY
WOFFORD COLLEGE