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We have created a 2019 ranking of the best colleges in Maine that offer Law degrees to help you find a school that fits your needs. Each school's ranking is based on the compilation of our data from reliable government sources, student surveys, college graduate interviews, and editorial review. In addition, you can view our entire list of all law schools located within Maine. We also provide reviews, facts, and questions and answers for schools on our site and offer you access to get valuable information from colleges and universities today.
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University of Maine School of Law Portland, Maine
Score N/A
Peer assessment score (5.0 highest) 2.2
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (5.0 highest) 2.6
25th-75th percentile GPA scores for all students 3.06-3.61
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for all students 152-158
Overall acceptance rate 48.4%
Student/faculty ratio 14.2
Graduates employed at graduation N/A
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation 91.9%
School's bar passage rate for first-time test takers 91.5%
State where the greatest number of first-time test takers took the bar ME
Statewide bar passage rate for first-time test takers 90.8%

University of Maine School of Law

In the extreme northeast of the USA is the U.S. state of Maine, which is also known as "The Pine Tree State". With this reference to the pines of the state, it quickly becomes clear that nature and forests play a special role in this part of the United States.

But Maine not only has plenty of forest to offer, but also numerous lakes and stretches of coast that have made many holidaymakers rave about New England 's largest state. It is also known for its fishing and Maine for the gourmets of highly esteemed lobster (Engl. Lobster) of the region, there is in palatable form to eat anywhere.

For the northern state, Polarstern and seafaring also play an important role and so the state motto " Dirigo " (in German: I lead!) Is an allusion to this star. With its low population density, the state is the most sparsely populated state in New England.

The residents of Maine are considered to be close to nature and robust, also a little (by American standards) as reserved. What is striking is the high proportion of people whose ancestors come from France. This is also due to the fact that some French Canadians have moved here. The Acadians therefore make up a large proportion of the population and French is quite common, especially in northern Maine. There are also a number of smaller Algonquin Indian languages.

However, the usual language in Maine, like in the other states, is English. The population is otherwise predominantly of European origin; in addition to the French, the British, Irish, Germans, Poles and Scandinavians also settled here. African Americans and Asians are rather few, and Hispanics are not as well represented as in other regions of the USA. The strongest church are the Catholics, followed by Protestants, Methodists and Free Churches.

Maine: facts

  • Area: 91,646 sq km
  • Population: 1,328,188
  • Abbreviation: ME
  • Capital: Augusta
  • Local time: GMT -4
  • Nickname: The Pine Tree State

Sandy beaches on the Atlantic and nature experience in lakes and forests

Maine's economy thrives on fishing (including Maine lobster), agriculture (cattle breeding, milk and egg production, fruit, potatoes, blueberries and maple). Lots of nature, beautiful beaches and the only national park in New England (as well as some state parks) with rare flora and fauna attract numerous vacationers from all over the USA, but especially the big cities like New York City, Boston and Philadelphia to Maine.

Although the water temperatures in the coastal towns such as Kennebunkport, Ogunquit, York and Wells Beach are also fresh in summer, the wonderful sandy beaches and wonderful water sports opportunities attract visitors to Maine.

With four distinct seasons, there are reasons for a trip to Maine every season: in winter you can ski and do other winter sports in Maine, hike the woods in spring, go to the beach on the Atlantic in summer and Indian summer with the various in autumn Enjoy leaf coloration. Maine is also rightly called: Vacationland.

In addition to the Canadian provinces of New Brunswick and Quebec as well as the Atlantic Ocean, Maine borders on only one U.S. state, namely New Hampshire. As a percentage, Maine is the most forested state in the USA, the highest point is at 1,606 m (Mount Katahdin). The largest cities are Portland (not to be confused with Portland in Oregon!), Lewiston, Bangor, South Portland, Auburn, Biddeford and the capital Augusta.

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