The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law

The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law

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The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law is the leading school in the state of Ohio and ranked 14th for Best Value in the nation. With alumni working as CEOs of Fortune 500 companies, U.S. senators and governors, the school has a strong alumni base and a long heritage. It was founded in 1891. It has one of the best ultimate bar pass rates in the region at 97.5 percent, and a strong employment rate, above 90 percent. 

“We place a very heavy emphasis on teaching here,” said Dean Alan Michaels. “Our faculty members are recognized by the university with the top teaching award year after year [and] our faculty [members] are among the leading authors in teaching materials used around the country.”

The school is flush with academic resources, including a moot court, a lawyering skills program and five scholarly journals. 

“Although not a large law school, we are part of an enormous tier-one research university, opening many opportunities, including joint degrees and other activities outside of law school,” Michaels said.

The school earns an A- for Family law and an A- for Technology law. 

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75th Percentile1613.79
25th Percentile1563.43
Financial Profile
Tuition Part-time
Living Expenses
Median grant$14000
Percent receiving grants96.00%
Estimated net tuition
Employment & Bar Exam Profile
Post-grad employment 90.30%
NJ Employment87.16
Bar Passage87.34%
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Alternative Dispute Resolution
Family Law/Child & Family