university of maryland law school reviews

Last Updated on December 20, 2022

University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law is located in the heart of Baltimore. It benefits from a central location that allows students to easily work externships in Washington, D.C., at the Medicare headquarters in town, or at the courthouse down the street.

“This is a vibrant school with unmatched opportunities for experiential learning, a terrific faculty, an outstanding student body, and accomplished alumni who are engaged with our students,” said Donald Tobin, dean of Maryland Carey Law.

The school is one of the top law schools in the region for practical training, having earned a B+ from preLaw magazine. It combines a mix of clinics, externships and simulation courses. 

The school is nationally recognized for its law and healthcare program. But is a top school in the nation when it comes to several other practice area offerings as well — environmental law, intellectual property, trial advocacy, alternative dispute resolution, business and criminal law. 

The Women, Leadership, and Equality program is designed for women lawyers, giving students credit for classes on gender issues in the workplace and promoting leadership. 

Location | Maryland Carey Law

University of Maryland is also a leader when it comes to public service. It ranked 10th in the nation for government jobs, 19th for public defenders/prosecutors, and No. 14 for landing students in clerkships. HideAdmission ProfileAdmission Profile Table: 

75th Percentile1623.76
25th Percentile1543.35

HideFinancial ProfileFinancial Profile Table: 

Tuition Part-time$21,237$30,363
Living Expenses
Median grant$17000
Percent receiving grants77.00%
Estimated net tuition[field_estimated_net_tuition]

HideEmployment & Bar Exam ProfileEmployment & Bar Profile Table: 

 RatePost-grad employment94.70%NJ Employment[field_nj_employment_rate]Bar Passage75.67%State68.99%

HideAcademic Profile Concentrations: Alternative Dispute Resolution Business, Corporate, Banking Criminal Law and Procedure Employment and Labor Law Environmental/Natural Resource Law Estate Planning Family Law/Child & Family Governmental Affairs and Regulations Health Law Human Rights Intellectual Property Law International Law Litigation Public Interest/Social Justice Public Policy Real Estate Transactions Tax Law Technology Law Trial Advocacy500 West Baltimore Street Baltimore

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