University of Maryland - Francis King Carey School of Law

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University of Maryland - Francis King Carey School of Law

The University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law was established in 1816 and began regular instruction in 1824. It is the third-oldest law school in the nation, but its innovative programs make it one of the liveliest and most dynamic today. UM Carey Law stands among five other professional schools on the Founding Campus of the University of Maryland. It has taken advantage of this location to become an integral part of the Baltimore-Washington legal and business community.

Contact Info


Website: http://www.law.umaryland.edu/index.html
Address: 500 W Baltimore St, Baltimore, MD 21201
Admission Phone: (410) 706-3492
Admission Email: [email protected]

2016 Quick Overview

The Below Data Compiled By: The American Bar Association 

Students645
Student-faculty ratio13:1
Tuition $31,380 per year (full-time, in-state)
$45,399 per year (full-time, out-of-state)
$21,237 per year (part-time, in-state)
$30,363 per year (part-time, out-of-state)
Tuition Guarantee Program0
Estimated Living Expenses$21,491
Founded In1930
ABA AccreditedYes
Application deadline04/01/17
Full-time program application fee$ 70
Financial Aid Deadline03/01/17
Can first years start other than fall?No

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Real Time Applicant Admissions Data

University of Maryland - Francis King Carey School of Law

Real Time HIC User Applicant Status Admissions Data

Actual(A)/Practice(P)

Username LSAT GPA Status Scholarship Sent Received Decision Updated
maggiestrouse 157 A 3.47

Accepted

01/25/17 - 03/19/17 7 months ago
efeuer 157 A 3.50

Accepted

01/28/16 - - 2 years ago
adeck 156 A 3.24

Accepted

- - - 2 years ago
Combstyler79 170 P 3.76

Interested In Applying

- - - 3 weeks ago
enebbia 158 P 3.88

Interested In Applying

No - - - 3 months ago
prospy 138 P 3.00

Interested In Applying

- - - 8 months ago
fowlas13 154 A 3.00

Interested In Applying

- - - 10 months ago
anon13371 147 P 3.21

Interested In Applying

- - - 11 months ago
Davidnovakoski19 160 P 2.80

Interested In Applying

- - - 11 months ago
Marisakpayne 155 A 3.43

Interested In Applying

- - - 12 months ago
LindsayMiller 147 A 3.18

Interested In Applying

- - - 12 months ago
KGrozier67 163 A 3.00

Interested In Applying

No - - - 12 months ago
Sd5068a 150 P 3.40

Interested In Applying

- - - 12 months ago
mlav 149 A 3.75

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
saboaj 148 A 3.20

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
ilerman 172 P 3.71

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
bbrown410 166 P 3.00

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
lflores48 168 P 3.51

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
kramkelawan 155 A 3.42

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
adwhiting27 156 A 3.56

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
boomer95 160 P 3.82

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
sdemir 150 A 3.00

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
BredricB 143 A 2.94

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
avinim 156 A 3.64

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
All135 160 A 3.87

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
jmallernee 149 A 3.30

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
akal1181 158 A 3.83

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
browjn14 162 A 2.97

Pending

- - - a week ago
chrismerk99 160 P 3.61

Pending

09/29/16 09/29/16 - 12 months ago
Bproc 161 A 3.30

Pending

- - 01/19/16 2 years ago
Total Full-Time Part-Time
Number of Applicants17261727190
Number of Offers90584263
Number of Matriculants19816533
75% GPA3.643.663.52
Median GPA3.473.513.36
25% GPA3.263.33.05
75% LSAT154155154
Median LSAT158158158
25% LSAT159159161
2016 Scholarship Data
Total Number of Students645
Total Students Receiving Grants494
% of Students Receiving Grants76.6
75% Grant Amount$13,000
Median Grant Amount$8,596
25% Grants Amount$4,000
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 (61.9)
  • % of Total Half to Full Tuition (12.4)
  • % of Total Full Tuition (0.8)
  • % of Total More than Full Tuition (1.6)

2016 Ethnicity Statistics

  • White (381)
  • Hispanics (45)
  • Black or African American (75)
  • Asian (62)
  • American Indian / Native (2)
  • Other (55)
  • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander Total (0)
  • Two or more races Total (24)
  • Nonresident Alien Total (23)
  • Race and Ethnicity Unknown Total (8)


  • Total Women% (51.1)
  • Total Men% (48.5)
University of Maryland - Francis King Carey School of Law Bar Exam Statistics
YearTakersPass%State Average%Average Pass Difference%
2015 234 75.96% 70.17% 5.79%
2014 280 78.02% 76.47% 1.55%
2013 271 83.47% 80.60% 2.87%

Total Graduates 2016

  • Employed Bar Exam Required (131)
  • Employed J.D. Advantage (49)
  • Employed Other (18)
  • Unemployed (109)
  • Pursuing Graduate Degree (7)

The Above Data Compiled By:  The American Bar Association