University of Maine School of Law

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University of Maine School of Law

The University of Maine School of Law is an ideal place for you to begin your legal career. As you begin the application process, we hope you’ll visit Maine Law in Portland, meet current students and members of our faculty, and learn more about our high-quality, affordable programs. Experience for yourself the ways Maine Law can help set you up for a lifetime of successful leadership, service to others, scholarship, and innovation. Many law schools can offer you a competitive academic environment—Maine Law’s rigorous program of study is also collaborative and provides you with the personal attention you need to succeed. The learning process emphasizes not only legal theory, but practical skills training in a diverse community of engaged thinkers. Our faculty are national experts in their fields, and their scholarship and service drive Maine Law’s longstanding reputation for cultivating leaders.

Contact Info


Website: http://mainelaw.maine.edu/
Address: 246 Deering Ave, Portland, ME 04102
Admission Phone: (207) 780.4341
Admission Email: [email protected]

2017 Quick Overview

The Below Data Compiled By: The American Bar Association 

Students250
Student-faculty ratio15:1
Tuition $23,560 per year (full-time, in-state)
$34,630 per year (full-time, out-of-state)
N/A per year (part-time, in-state)
N/A per year (part-time, out-of-state)
Tuition Guarantee Program0
Estimated Living Expenses$14,980
Founded In1961
ABA AccreditedYes
Application deadline07/31/19
Full-time program application fee$ 0
Financial Aid Deadline02/15/19
Can first years start other than fall?No

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University of Maine School of Law

Real Time Applicant Admissions Data

University of Maine School of Law

Real Time HIC User Applicant Status Admissions Data

Actual(A)/Practice(P)

Username LSAT GPA Status Scholarship Sent Received Decision Updated
mcnealus18 145 P 2.86

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
gioshep 167 P 2.90

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
alijoi 160 P 3.57

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
Kelzee52 151 A 3.80

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
HTrep2 157 P 3.38

Pending

06/01/16 - - 2 years ago
Total Full-Time Part-Time
Number of Applicants604604
Number of Offers325325
Number of Matriculants8282
75% GPA3.683.68
Median GPA3.423.42
25% GPA3.123.12
75% LSAT155155
Median LSAT153153
25% LSAT149149
2017 Scholarship Data
Total Number of Students234
Total Students Receiving Grants154
% of Students Receiving Grants66
75% Grant Amount$12,000
Median Grant Amount$6,000
25% Grants Amount$5,000
Scholarships awarded based on maintaining a certain academic performance
Offering Conditional Scholarships:This school does not award scholarships that may be reduced or eliminated based on law school academic performance

  • % of Total Less Than Half Tuition (45)
  • % of Total Half to Full Tuition (18)
  • % of Total Full Tuition (0)
  • % of Total More than Full Tuition (3)

2017 Ethnicity Statistics

  • White (70)
  • Hispanics (6)
  • Black or African American (2)
  • Asian (2)
  • American Indian / Native (3)
  • Other (0)
  • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander Total (0)
  • Two or more races Total (0)
  • Nonresident Alien Total (1)
  • Race and Ethnicity Unknown Total (0)


  • Total Women% (53)
  • Total Men% (46)
University of Maine School of Law Bar Exam Statistics
YearTakersPass%State Average%Average Pass Difference%
2017 73 75.34%
2016 84 80.95%
2015 71 84.51%

Total Graduates 2017

  • Employed Bar Exam Required (136)
  • Employed J.D. Advantage (43)
  • Employed Other (21)
  • Unemployed (24)
  • Pursuing Graduate Degree (2)

The Above Data Compiled By:  The American Bar Association