Indiana University Maurer School of Law

Indiana University Maurer School of Law

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Indiana University Maurer School of Law – Bloomington is one of the most prestigious law schools in the region, with a median GPA of 3.79 and a median LSAT score of 162. It is typically ranked in the top 30 among law schools in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. That prestige dates back to 1842, when it was founded as the first state law school in the Midwest. It is the ninth oldest law school in the nation, and located on one of the most beautiful university campuses in the U.S. 

The law school combines a personalized education with real-world networking in an effort to help prepare students to be effective leaders in a changing profession. The school offers a number of hands-on learning experiences to help students develop their professional capacities.  

It offers a unique first-year course that combines instruction on professional responsibilities with immersion in the practical context of lawyering. The course is designed to help students determine their own strengths so they can choose the career that’s right for them. 

The IU Maurer School of Law is one of the top schools for intellectual property (A+), environmental law (A), public interest law (A), and business law (A-).

Admission Profile
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75th Percentile1633.82
25th Percentile1533.36
Financial Profile
Tuition Part-time
Living Expenses
Median grant$26500
Percent receiving grants98.00%
Estimated net tuition
Employment & Bar Exam Profile
Post-grad employment 86.90%
NJ Employment80.58
Bar Passage81.44%
Academic Profile
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Best Law Schools 2018: Practical Training: 
Business, Corporate, Banking
Criminal Law and Procedure
Employment and Labor Law
Environmental/Natural Resource Law
Family Law/Child & Family
Human Rights
Intellectual Property Law
International Law
Public Interest/Social Justice
Public Policy
Tax Law
Trial Advocacy