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University of Missouri-Columbia

203 Hulston Hall
Columbia, MO 65211-4300
(573) 882-6042

Admissions E-mail:
umclawadmissions@missouri.edu

Web Site
http://www.law.missouri.edu

Electronic Application
http://www.law.missouri.edu/admissions.html

Fall 2009 Admissions Information
Application Deadline: 3/1/2009
Application Fee: $50
Admissions Statistics 2007 2006 2005 2004 2002 2001 AVG*
Acceptance Rate 35.8% 43.5% 32.1% 30.2% 35.6% 60.8% 39.7%
LSAT Score (Median)** 158 158 158 159 157 156 157
LSAT Score (25th-75th percentile) 156-161 156-160 156-160 157-161 154-160 153-158 155-160
GPA (Median)** 3.53 3.48 3.53 3.47 3.39 3.36 3.46
GPA Range (25th-75th percentile) 3.26-3.80 3.24-3.72 3.31-3.74 3.22-3.72 3.11-3.67 3.07-3.65 3.20-3.72
Bar Exam Statistics*** 2007 2006 2005 2004 2002 2001 AVG*
State in which most graduates took bar exam: MO MO MO MO MO MO
School's bar passage rate: 90.8% 89.8% 88.8% 83.6% 88.7% 85.9% 87.9%
State overall bar passage rate: 86% 89% 88% 84% 80% 79% 84.3%
School bar pass rate vs. state bar pass rate: +4.8% +0.8% +0.8% -0.4% +8.7% +6.9% +3.6%
Employment Statistics 2007 2006 2005 2004 2002 2001 AVG*
Graduates employed at graduation: 54.9% 60.3% 58.8% 51.1% 59.6% 63.6% 58.1%
Graduates employed 9 months after graduation: 98.6% 97.4% 92.7% 96.6% 96.2% 92.5% 95.7%
tuition and Expenses 2007-2008 2006-2007 2005-2006
Tuition: $28,336 $28,175 $12,117
room and Board: $8,100 $7,848 $7,390
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Full-Time Enrollment 2007-2008 2006-2007 2005-2006
Total: 449 446 435
Men: 62.1% 63.0% 61.0%
Women: 37.9% 37.0% 39.0%
Student-to-Faculty Ratio: 1 : 17.2 1 : 16.2 1 : 16.9
Full-Time Starting Salaries 2007-2008 2006-2007 2005-2006
Private Sector: $55,000 $55,000 $55,000
Public Sector: $38,250 $39,828 $32,492
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