Law School Admissions Statistics
Interested in learning more about Maryland’s pre-law advising program?
The Pre-Law Advising Office serves students interested in law school and legal careers. We offer a variety of advising services to guide students through the academic and administrative processes necessary to achieve their goals. Our office also hosts events throughout the year to meet student and alumni needs, including a law school fair, admissions panels, and interviews on campus.
What is Maryland’s acceptance rate into law schools?
Students from University of Maryland, College Park have excellent acceptance rates into law schools. Maryland students have acceptance rates consistently higher than the national average. In 2022, 88% of Maryland seniors and 81% of all Maryland graduates were admitted to one or more law schools.
How many students are accepted into top law schools?
Many Maryland students and alumni are accepted at schools ranked in the Top 10 and Top 30 by US News & World Report. Maryland students and alumni are currently attending Top 10 and Top 30 schools in significant numbers, with over 200 Terps now studying at a Top 30 law school.
Individual School Acceptances of Maryland Students in Top law Schools
|University of Chicago||18|
|New York University||34|
|University of Pennsylvania||21|
|University of Virginia||32|
|University of Michigan||16|
|California - Berkeley||18|
|Top 10 Acceptances||179|
|Top 10 Matriculants||69|
|Top 30 Acceptances||711|
|Top 30 Matriculants||201|
Where do Maryland students and alumni go to law school?
Maryland alumni attend law schools all over the country. Maryland is consistently among the top 20 largest feeders to law schools, with approximately 350 seniors and alumni applying to law school last year.
Schools Accepting 4 or More Maryland Students for Fall 2022 Admission
*Top 50 Schools
|Arizona||Chicago Kent||Harvard*||Ohio State*||Temple|
|Cal-Davis*||Emory*||New England||San Francisco||Wash. & Lee*|
|UCLA*||Florida*||New York Law||Seton Hall||Washington Univ.*|
|Cardozo||Fordham*||NYU*||South Carolina||Widener - Common.|
|Catholic||George Mason*||UNC*||USC*||Widener - Del.|
|Charleston||George Wash.*||Northeastern||Suffolk||William & Mary*|
The acceptance rate of Maryland seniors and alumni is consistently better than the overall acceptance rate at most of our top feeders.
|Top Feeders||Maryland Acceptance Rate||Overall Acceptance Rate||UMD v. Overall|