University of Dayton School of Law

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University of Dayton School of Law
University of Dayton
Established 1922
School type Private
Dean Andrew L. Strauss
Location Dayton, Ohio, United States
Enrollment 458
Faculty 51
Website Dayton Law home

The University of Dayton School of Law (UDSL) is a private law school located in Dayton, Ohio. It is affiliated with the University of Dayton, which is a Catholic university of the Marianist Order. The school is accredited by the American Bar Association and is a member of the Association of American Law Schools.[1] [2]

According to Dayton Law's official 2013 ABA-required disclosures, 57.5% of the Class of 2013 obtained full-time, long-term, bar passage-required employment nine months after graduation, excluding solo-practitioners.[3]

Curriculum[edit]

The school's curriculum is innovative in that it offers its students the option of pursuing a J.D. at an accelerated pace. Students may earn a law degree in two years by beginning their schooling in the summer and by taking 18 credit hours per semester.[4]

Post-graduation employment[edit]

According to Dayton Law's official 2013 ABA-required disclosures, 57.5% of the Class of 2013 obtained full-time, long-term, bar passage-required employment nine months after graduation, excluding solo-practitioners.[3] Dayton Law ranked 58th out of 201 ABA-approved law schools in terms of the percentage of 2013 graduates with non-school-funded, full-time, long-term, bar passage required jobs nine months after graduation.[5]

Dayton Law's Law School Transparency under-employment score is 20.5%, indicating the percentage of the Class of 2013 unemployed, pursuing an additional degree, or working in a non-professional, short-term, or part-time job nine months after graduation.[6] 84.2% of the Class of 2013 was employed in some capacity while 2.1% were pursuing graduate degrees and 12.3% were unemployed nine months graduation.[3]

Ohio was the primary employment destination for 2013 Dayton Law graduates, with 58.5% of employed 2013 graduates working in the state.[3]

Costs[edit]

The total cost of attendance (indicating the cost of tuition, fees, and living expenses) at Dayton Law for the 2014-2015 academic year is $52,773.[7] Dayton Law's tuition and fees on average increased by 1.92% annually over the past five years.[8]

The Law School Transparency estimated debt-financed cost of attendance for three years is $196,261.[8] The average indebtedness of the 90% of 2013 Dayton Law graduates who took out loans was $113,366.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.aals.org/about_memberschools.php
  2. ^ http://www.americanbar.org/groups/legal_education/resources/aba_approved_law_schools/by_year_approved.html
  3. ^ a b c d "Section of Legal Education - Employment Summary Report". American Bar Association. Retrieved 24 July 2014. 
  4. ^ http://www.udayton.edu/law/academics/jd_program/two_year_option.php
  5. ^ Leichter, Matt. "Class of 2013 Employment Report". The Law School Tuition Bubble. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  6. ^ "University of Dayton Profile". Law School Transparency. Retrieved XX July 2014.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  7. ^ "Tuition and Living Expenses". University of Dayton. Retrieved 24 July 2014. 
  8. ^ a b "University of Dayton Profile, Costs". Law School Transparency. Retrieved 24 July 2014. 
  9. ^ "Which law school graduates have the most debt?". U.S. News & World Report. Retrieved 24 July 2014. 

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Coordinates: 39°44′26.16″N 84°10′47.28″W / 39.7406000°N 84.1798000°W / 39.7406000; -84.1798000