University of Arizona Law School

James E. Rogers College of Law is the law school at the University of Arizona located in Tucson, Arizona. It is named after one of its most distinguished graduates, noted broadcasting mogul and philanthropist James E. Rogers. The law school is approved by the American Bar Association and opened in 1915. It was the first law school founded in the State of Arizona. The Rogers College of Law is consistently ranked in the top tier of law schools in the U.S., and was ranked 44th nationally by U.S. News and World Report in 2008. The Rogers College of Law is one of 80 law schools nationwide to have a chapter of the Order of the Coif. It has two student publications: Arizona Law Review and Arizona Journal of International and Comparative Law.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Contact Website (Website) http://www.law.arizona.edu/
Admissions Dean (Admissions Dean) law-admissions@email.arizona.edu
Location (Location) Tucson, AZ
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Quick Facts

Founded : 1915
ABA Accredited : Yes
AALS Member : Yes

Rankings

US News Week : 40
Vault Top 25 : N/A
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Median LSAT : 160
Median GPA : 3.51
Acceptance Rate : 33%


Arizona Law School Admissions

Arizona Law School is considered a Moderately Competitive law school, which accepts only 33% of its applicants. Comparatively, Arizona is Lower than the average cost for law school.

  Applications Offers Matriculated
Class of 2020 1337 435 (32.54%) 101 (7.6%)
  25% Median 75%
GPA 3.22 3.51 3.68
LSAT 155 160 162

Tuition And Financial AID

  In-State Resident Non-Resident
Full Time $24,500 $29,000
Part Time N/A N/A
Living Expenses  
Living on-campus: $21,050
Living off-campus: $21,050
Living at home: $12,250

Important Dates

Early Decision 1 : N/A
Early Decision 2 : N/A
Regular Decision : N/A
Application Fee : N/A

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Arizona Law School Community

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

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FACULTY STATISTICS

  • Full Time : 35
  • Part Time : 64

FACULTY

  • # Female Faculty : 47
  • # Minority Faculty : 14

RATIO

10.3 Students

1 Faculty

HOUSING OPTIONS

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

Arizona Law School 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. University of Arizona 1L section size is 11% larger than law schools in Arizona and 20% larger than all PUBLIC law schools.

1L Section Size Comparison

Arizona Law School: 166
Arizona Average: 148
PUBLIC School Average: 132
  • Positions Available in Advanced Courses
  • Simulation Courses : 833
  • Faculty Supervised Clinics : 228
  • Students Involved in Advanced Activities
  • Field Placements : 154
  • Law Journals : 148
  • Moot Court/Mock Trials : 0

Attrition Rates

  • First Year : 4.8%
  • Second Year : 1.5%
  • Third Year : 0.0%
  • Fourth Year : 0.0%

Arizona Law School Employment

Deciding to attend law school requires a large financial investment with the goal of securing employment upon graduation. The University of Arizona class of 2015 had an employment rate of 89% with 6% pursuing an additional degree.

Employment Comparison

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In 2015, 73.9%% of students reported their employment status 9-months after graduation.

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Type of Employment

  • Law Firms: 33.0%
  • Business: 10.0%
  • Government: 19.0%
  • Public Interest: 2.0%
  • Academia: 7.0%
  • Arizona: 72%
  • California: 6%
  • District of Columbia: 2%

Bar Passage Rates

  • Reporting: 73.9%
  • First Time Takers: 138
  • Average School: 88.2%
  • Average State: 73.7%
  • Pass Difference: 14.6%

Top Bar Jurisdiction

  • Arizona : 73.7%
  • Passed : 90 of 102 (88.2%)
  • State Average : 73.7%
  • Difference : 14.6%