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University of Mississippi School of Law

University of Mississippi School of LawUniversity of Mississippi School of Law is located in the state of Mississippi. As one of the leading law programs, University of Mississippi School of Law has a high average LSAT score of 151-157 when recruiting new students. As a return, the median starting salary for law graduates reaches $81,500 per year. See the following table for detailed admissions information and career profiles of University of Mississippi School of Law.

University of Mississippi is abbreviated for UM: https://www.abbreviationfinder.org/acronyms/um_university-of-mississippi.html

Admissions: University of Mississippi

Fall 2019 Admissions and Enrollment Statistics
Total number of full- and part-time applicants 1,164
Total number of full- and part-time acceptances 472
Overall acceptance rate 40.5%
Total number of full- and part-time first-year students enrolled 173
Number of full-time program applicants 1,164
Number of full-time program acceptances 472
Full-time acceptance rate 40.5%
Number of first-year full-time students enrolled 173
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 3.27-3.71
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for all students 151-157
25th-75th percentile undergraduate GPA for full-time students 3.27-3.71
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for full-time students 151-157
25th-75th percentile undergraduate GPA for part-time students 0-0
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for part-time students N/A

Careers: University of Mississippi

Bar Statistics (Winter and Summer 2018 administrations)
State where the greatest number of first-time test takers took the bar MS
School's bar passage rate for first-time test takers 90.0%
Statewide bar passage rate for first-time test takers 88.1%
Class of 2018 Graduates
Total graduates 176
Graduates employed at graduation 53.8%
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation 89.6%
Starting Salaries of 2018 Graduates Employed Full-time
25th percentile private sector starting salary $56,250
Median private sector starting salary $81,500
75th percentile private sector starting salary $100,000
Percent in the private sector who reported salary information 63%
Median public service starting salary $52,000
Areas of Legal Practice (Class of 2018)
Percent employed in academia 3.0%
Percent employed in business and industry 11.0%
Percent employed in government 14.0%
Percent employed in all judicial clerkships 17.0%
Percent employed in law firms 50.0%
Percent employed in public interest 5.0%
Percent employed in an unknown field 0.0%
Percent employed in a judicial clerkship by an Article III federal judge 5.0%
2018 Graduates Employment Location
Graduates employed in-state 60%
Graduates employed in foreign countries 0%
Number of states where graduates are employed 17
New England (CT, ME, MA, NH, RI, VT) 0.7%
Middle Atlantic (NY, NJ, PA) 4.0%
East North Central (IL, IN, MI, OH, WI) 2.0%
West North Central (IA, KS, MN, MO, NE, ND, SD) 0.0%
South Atlantic (DE, DC, FL, GA, MD, NC, SC, VA, WV) 13.4%
East South Central (AL, KY, MS, TN) 74.5%
West South Central (AR, LA, OK, TX) 4.7%
Pacific (AK, CA, HI, OR, WA) 0.0%
Mountain (AZ, CO, ID, MT, NV, NM, UT, WY) 0.7%
Employment location unknown 0.0%
Career Services
(Data appear as originally submitted by this school)
Career services operations The University of Mississippi School of Law Career Services Office offers assistance to all law students, beginning with first-years in November of their first semester to assist them with summer employment; with second-years to assist in their summer employment; and with third-years who seek legal employment following graduation. The Office also assists alumni who wish to make a job change.
Job Type
Bar admission required or anticipated (e.g., attorney and corporate counsel positions, law clerks, judicial clerks) 88.0%
J.D. preferred, law degree enhances position (e.g., corporate contracts administrator, alternative dispute resolution specialist, government regulatory analyst, FBI special agent) 3.0%
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) 9.0%
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) 1.0%

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