University of Baltimore School of Law

University of Baltimore School of Law

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University of Baltimore School of Law has one of the best and also one of the ugliest buildings in the nation, depending on who you ask. preLaw magazine gave it a B+ for amenities and space. It is also an LEED certified, energy-efficient building known as one of the greenest law school buildings in the country. But Architectural Digest listed the same buidling as one of the three ugliest law school buildings in the U.S. the John and Frances Angelos Law Center opened in 2013. Its exterior got it placed on the list. 

Luckily, the school has a lot more to offer than controversial aesthetics. It has a reputation for excellent, skilled-based practical education, where it has been a pioneer in experiential learning for 30 years. The school features one of the first Veterans’ Advocacy clinics in the region, as well as a Legal Professional Development Institute that allows students to earn a certificate in professionalism. The core of its curriculum is a legal writing program taught by full-time professors. 

The school’s atmosphere is supportive, with students helping other students succeed. Additionally, the faculty is involved in the students’ progress, and each student is guaranteed an externship in the region’s extensive public or private sectors.

The law school takes diversity seriously, and was ranked as the 13th best in the nation for African Americans. This is where Freddie Gray was found dead in 2016, and where riots broke out. 

The school offers concentrations in several areas, including business, criminal, employment, environmental, health law and taxation. 


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75th Percentile1553.47
25th Percentile1492.82
Financial Profile
Tuition Part-time$22,502$31,070
Living Expenses
Median grant$10000
Percent receiving grants50.00%
Estimated net tuition
Employment & Bar Exam Profile
Post-grad employment 90.80%
NJ Employment76.73
Bar Passage66.35%
Academic Profile
Best Law Schools 2019: Most Diverse: 
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
Intellectual Property Law
International Law
Public Interest/Social Justice
Real Estate Transactions
Tax Law
Technology Law