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Baylor University Sheila & Walter Umphrey Law Center

Baylor University Sheila & Walter Umphrey Law CenterBaylor University Sheila & Walter Umphrey Law Center is located in the state of Texas. As one of the leading law programs, Baylor University Sheila & Walter Umphrey Law Center has a high average LSAT score of 156-162 when recruiting new students. As a return, the median starting salary for law graduates reaches $75,000 per year. See the following table for detailed admissions information and career profiles of Baylor University Sheila & Walter Umphrey Law Center.

Baylor University is abbreviated for BU: https://www.abbreviationfinder.org/acronyms/bu_baylor-university.html

Admissions: Baylor University (Umphrey)

Fall 2019 Admissions and Enrollment Statistics
Total number of full- and part-time applicants 3,659
Total number of full- and part-time acceptances 1,090
Overall acceptance rate 29.8%
Total number of full- and part-time first-year students enrolled 197
Number of full-time program applicants 3,659
Number of full-time program acceptances 1,090
Full-time acceptance rate 29.8%
Number of first-year full-time students enrolled 197
Number of part-time program applicants 0
Number of part-time program acceptances 0
Part-time acceptance rate N/A
Number of first-year part-time students enrolled 0
Fall 2019 GPA and LSAT Scores
25th-75th percentile GPA scores for all students 3.4-3.8
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for all students 156-162
25th-75th percentile undergraduate GPA for full-time students 3.4-3.8
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for full-time students 156-162
25th-75th percentile undergraduate GPA for part-time students N/A
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for part-time students N/A

Careers: Baylor University (Umphrey)

Bar Statistics (Winter and Summer 2018 administrations)
State where the greatest number of first-time test takers took the bar TX
School's bar passage rate for first-time test takers 93.0%
Statewide bar passage rate for first-time test takers 84.4%
Class of 2018 Graduates
Total graduates 153
Graduates employed at graduation N/A
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation 94.6%
Starting Salaries of 2018 Graduates Employed Full-time
25th percentile private sector starting salary $60,000
Median private sector starting salary $75,000
75th percentile private sector starting salary $105,000
Percent in the private sector who reported salary information 69%
Median public service starting salary $52,730
Areas of Legal Practice (Class of 2018)
Percent employed in academia 2.0%
Percent employed in business and industry 9.0%
Percent employed in government 12.0%
Percent employed in all judicial clerkships 10.0%
Percent employed in law firms 65.0%
Percent employed in public interest 1.0%
Percent employed in an unknown field 1.0%
Percent employed in a judicial clerkship by an Article III federal judge 5.0%
2018 Graduates Employment Location
Graduates employed in-state 90%
Graduates employed in foreign countries 0%
Number of states where graduates are employed 12
New England (CT, ME, MA, NH, RI, VT) 0.0%
Middle Atlantic (NY, NJ, PA) 0.0%
East North Central (IL, IN, MI, OH, WI) 0.0%
West North Central (IA, KS, MN, MO, NE, ND, SD) 1.0%
South Atlantic (DE, DC, FL, GA, MD, NC, SC, VA, WV) 1.0%
East South Central (AL, KY, MS, TN) 1.0%
West South Central (AR, LA, OK, TX) 91.0%
Pacific (AK, CA, HI, OR, WA) 2.0%
Mountain (AZ, CO, ID, MT, NV, NM, UT, WY) 4.0%
Employment location unknown 0.0%
Career Services
(Data appear as originally submitted by this school)
Career services operations The Career Services Office helps students plan their career strategies, identify job opportunities, market themselves, and improve their interviewing skills. The CSO also works with employers to assist in their hiring needs and many resources are provided through Symplicity, an online career network. Symplicity workshops are regularly held to assist students in their professional development.
Job Type
Bar admission required or anticipated (e.g., attorney and corporate counsel positions, law clerks, judicial clerks) 91.0%
J.D. preferred, law degree enhances position (e.g., corporate contracts administrator, alternative dispute resolution specialist, government regulatory analyst, FBI special agent) 4.0%
Professional/other (jobs that require professional skills or training but for which a J.D. is neither preferred nor particularly applicable; e.g., accountant, teacher, business manager, nurse) 4.0%
Nonprofessional/other (job that does not require any professional skills or training or is taken on a temporary basis and not viewed as part of a career path) N/A

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