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University of Maine

246 Deering Avenue
Portland, ME 4102
(207) 780-4341

Admissions E-mail:
mainelaw@usm.maine.edu

Web Site
http://mainelaw.maine.edu/

Electronic Application
http://mainelaw.maine.edu/acrobat/MELawApp.pdf

Fall 2009 Admissions Information
Application Deadline: 3/1/2009
Application Fee: $50
Admissions Statistics 2007 2006 2005 2004 2002 2001 AVG*
Acceptance Rate 46.9% 42.8% 40.3% 35.4% 43.2% 53.9% 43.8%
LSAT Score (Median)** 156 155 156 156 154 153 155
LSAT Score (25th-75th percentile) 154-159 153-158 153-159 153-158 151-157 149-156 152-158
GPA (Median)** 3.38 3.40 3.37 3.35 3.28 3.28 3.34
GPA Range (25th-75th percentile) 3.06-3.69 3.14-3.65 3.16-3.58 3.15-3.54 3.03-3.53 3.02-3.54 3.09-3.59
Bar Exam Statistics*** 2007 2006 2005 2004 2002 2001 AVG*
State in which most graduates took bar exam: ME ME ME ME ME ME
School's bar passage rate: 85.7% 83.1% 69.0% 64.4% 64.8% 59.7% 71.1%
State overall bar passage rate: 83% 80% 75% 74% 69% 47% 71.3%
School bar pass rate vs. state bar pass rate: +2.7% +3.1% -6.0% -9.6% -4.2% +12.7% -0.2%
Employment Statistics 2007 2006 2005 2004 2002 2001 AVG*
Graduates employed at graduation: N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Graduates employed 9 months after graduation: 91.8% 91.4% 90.1% 93.3% 78.3% 86.3% 88.5%
tuition and Expenses 2007-2008 2006-2007 2005-2006
Tuition: $28,290 $26,280 $14,114
room and Board: $8,270 $7,498 $6,350
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Full-Time Enrollment 2007-2008 2006-2007 2005-2006
Total: 254 259 271
Men: 54.3% 47.0% 44.0%
Women: 45.7% 53.0% 56.0%
Student-to-Faculty Ratio: 1 : 15.3 1 : 15.6 1 : 14.9
Full-Time Starting Salaries 2007-2008 2006-2007 2005-2006
Private Sector: $60,000 $50,000 $55,000
Public Sector: $39,900 $38,500 $39,700
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