University of Massachusetts School of Law - Dartmouth

University of Massachusetts School of Law - Dartmouth

UMass Law offers a rigorous and rewarding legal education that prepares students for a full range of careers in the practice of law. We encourage our students to become Citizen Lawyers—lawyers who are committed to the betterment of their community, their country, and its citizens. We offer a well-balanced legal education, fosters a collegial community, and is committed to providing access to students who might not otherwise have the opportunity to study law. UMass Law graduates exemplary lawyers prepared to pass the bar and practice law—lawyers who are motivated to make significant contributions to their communities and to the legal profession.

Contact Info


Website: http://www.umassd.edu/law/
Address: 333 Faunce Corner Rd, North Dartmouth, MA 02747
Admission Phone: (508) 999-8000
Admission Email: [email protected]

2016 Quick Overview

The Below Data Compiled By: The American Bar Association 

Students205
Student-faculty ratio15:1
Tuition $26,466 per year (full-time, in-state)
$34,618 per year (full-time, out-of-state)
$19,968 per year (part-time, in-state)
$26,082 per year (part-time, out-of-state)
Tuition Guarantee ProgramNo
Estimated Living Expenses$19,492
Founded In2012
ABA AccreditedYes
Application deadline06/30/17
Full-time program application fee$ 50
Financial Aid Deadline06/30/17
Can first years start other than fall?No

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University of Massachusetts School of Law - Dartmouth

Real Time Applicant Admissions Data

University of Massachusetts School of Law - Dartmouth

Real Time HIC User Applicant Status Admissions Data

Actual(A)/Practice(P)

Username LSAT GPA Status Scholarship Sent Received Decision Updated
MCATHCART 143 P 2.60

Accepted

- - - 6 months ago
jgolicz 149 A 3.10

Accepted

Yes - - - 8 months ago
KCH11001 165 P 3.00

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 weeks ago
stofani 165 P 3.40

Interested In Applying

No - - - 4 months ago
kpennathur 150 P 3.05

Interested In Applying

- - - 4 months ago
Jeanelle1990 175 P 3.67

Interested In Applying

- - - 5 months ago
cnastasia 137 P 3.50

Interested In Applying

- - - 6 months ago
terentie 161 P 2.78

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
joelarpin 165 A 3.00

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
Total Full-Time Part-Time
Number of Applicants78667498
Number of Offers46941950
Number of Matriculants664818
75% GPA3.363.353.4
Median GPA3.123.073.16
25% GPA2.812.753.09
75% LSAT146146147
Median LSAT148148148
25% LSAT152153152
2016 Scholarship Data
Total Number of Students205
Total Students Receiving Grants169
% of Students Receiving Grants82.4
75% Grant Amount$14,008
Median Grant Amount$8,000
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 (51.7)
  • % of Total Half to Full Tuition (30.7)
  • % of Total Full Tuition (0)
  • % of Total More than Full Tuition (0)

2016 Ethnicity Statistics

  • White (124)
  • Hispanics (18)
  • Black or African American (16)
  • Asian (9)
  • American Indian / Native (0)
  • Other (19)
  • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander Total (1)
  • Two or more races Total (5)
  • Nonresident Alien Total (2)
  • Race and Ethnicity Unknown Total (11)


  • Total Women% (54.8)
  • Total Men% (45.2)
University of Massachusetts School of Law - Dartmouth Bar Exam Statistics
YearTakersPass%State Average%Average Pass Difference%
2015 54 53.69% 77.68% -23.99%
2014 78 64.91% 83.15% -18.24%
2013 94 71.22% 86.61% -15.39%

Total Graduates 2016

  • Employed Bar Exam Required (87)
  • Employed J.D. Advantage (16)
  • Employed Other (8)
  • Unemployed (13)
  • Pursuing Graduate Degree (3)

The Above Data Compiled By:  The American Bar Association