Samford University, Cumberland School of Law

Samford University, Cumberland School of Law

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Basic Information
Type: 
Private
Religious Affiliation: 

Baptist

Enrollment: 
432
Financial Aid Deadline: 

3/1

Application Deadline: 
5/1
Application Fee: 

$0

Samford University’s Cumberland School of Law is one of the nation’s oldest law schools. Established in 1847, the law school has been known for its proven ability to prepare students to be successful, practicing lawyers, dedicated to serving their clients and their community. 

With a curriculum centered on advocacy and skills training, students graduate career-ready and prepared to practice with an emphasis on professionalism and service. To do that, the school has a year-round intramural advocacy training program in arbitration, mediation, moot court and mock trial.

The school ranks #8 in the nation for trial advocacy training by U.S. News & World Report and is #3 in the nation in the Trial Competition Performance Rankings.

Admission Profile
Admission Profile Table: 
 LSATGPA
75th Percentile1573.71
Median1523.49
25th Percentile1493.20
Financial Profile
Financial Profile Table: 
 ResidentNon-Resident
Tuition$20,985$20,985
Tuition Part-time
Living Expenses
Median grant$15000
Percent receiving grants93.00%
Estimated net tuition[field_estimated_net_tuition]
Employment & Bar Exam Profile
Employment & Bar Profile Table: 
 Rate
Post-grad employment 87.10%
NJ Employment[field_nj_employment_rate]
Bar Passage79.84%
State78.18%
Academic Profile
Concentrations: 
Alternative Dispute Resolution
Business, Corporate, Banking
Criminal Law and Procedure
Employment and Labor Law
Environmental/Natural Resource Law
Estate Planning
Family Law/Child & Family
Governmental Affairs and Regulations
Health Law
Human Rights
Intellectual Property Law
International Law
Litigation
Real Estate Transactions
Tax Law
Trial Advocacy
800 Lakeshore Drive
Birmingham
35229
Alabama