Belmont Law School

Belmont University College of Law

CONTACT INFORMATION

Contact Website (Website) http://www.belmont.edu/law/
Admissions Dean (Admissions Dean) law@belmont.edu
Location (Location) Nashville, TN

Quick Facts

Founded : 2011
ABA Accredited : Yes
AALS Member : No

Rankings

US News Week : N/A
Vault Top 25 : N/A
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Median LSAT : 154
Median GPA : 3.41
Acceptance Rate : 63%


Admissions

is considered a Somewhat Competitive law school, which accepts only 63% of its applicants. Comparatively, Belmont is Higher than the average cost for law school.

  Applications Offers Matriculated
Class of 2020 443 278 (62.75%) 89 (20.1%)
  25% Median 75%
GPA 3.07 3.41 3.68
LSAT 152 154 158

Tuition And Financial AID

  In-State Resident Non-Resident
Full Time $38,140 $38,140
Part Time N/A N/A
Living Expenses  
Living on-campus: $25,550
Living off-campus: $25,550
Living at home: $25,550

Important Dates

Early Decision 1 : 12/01
Early Decision 2 : N/A
Regular Decision : 07/31
Application Fee : $50

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Community

is considered to have a Somewhat Favorable student to faculty ratio. The average class size for 1L sections is approximately Average compared to other law schools. Student diversity at Belmont is Below Average.

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FACULTY STATISTICS

  • Full Time : 14
  • Part Time : 0

FACULTY

  • # Female Faculty : 10
  • # Minority Faculty : 4

RATIO

17.1 Students

1 Faculty

HOUSING OPTIONS

  • On Campus Housing : No
  • Graduate Housing : No
  • Law Specific Housing : No

Curriculum

The size of 1L sections affects the quality and consistency of teaching in law schools. Generally with smaller 1L section sizes, students receive more individualized attention. Belmont University College of Law 1L section size is 39% smaller than law schools in Tennessee and 161% smaller than all PRIVATE law schools.

1L Section Size Comparison

: 56
Tennessee Average: 78
PRIVATE School Average: 146
  • Positions Available in Advanced Courses
  • Simulation Courses : 463
  • Faculty Supervised Clinics : 0
  • Students Involved in Advanced Activities
  • Field Placements : 77
  • Law Journals : 19
  • Moot Court/Mock Trials : 0

Attrition Rates

  • First Year : 14.6%
  • Second Year : 2.7%
  • Third Year : 1.1%
  • Fourth Year : 0.0%

Employment

Deciding to attend law school requires a large financial investment with the goal of securing employment upon graduation. The Belmont University College of Law class of 2015 had an employment rate of 91% with 2% pursuing an additional degree.

Employment Comparison

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In 2015, 93.0%% of students reported their employment status 9-months after graduation.

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Type of Employment

  • Law Firms: 45.0%
  • Business: 25.0%
  • Government: 18.0%
  • Public Interest: 3.0%
  • Academia: 1.0%
  • Tennessee: 90%
  • Texas: 4%
  • Georgia: 2%

Bar Passage Rates

  • Reporting: 93.0%
  • First Time Takers: 114
  • Average School: 70.8%
  • Average State: 74.5%
  • Pass Difference: -3.8%

Top Bar Jurisdiction

  • Tennessee : 74.5%
  • Passed : 75 of 106 (70.8%)
  • State Average : 74.5%
  • Difference : -3.8%