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University of New Mexico School of Law is an American Bar Association accredited law school. The following information provides a snapshot of the University of New Mexico School of Law in accordance with ABA Standard 509.

Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
321 N. Clark Street, 21st Floor
Chicago, IL 60654
Phone: 312.988.6738

Admissions Data

For the class entering in the Fall of 2013
Enrolled in 1L Class: 119
Median LSAT: 154
Median GPA: 3.42

Full Admissions Data

Employment Outcomes

Class of 2012

Of the 119 graduates in the Class of 2012, 101 secured employment as of February 15, 2013. Ninety-three of those employed as of that date were in bar passage required or JD advantage positions. Seven of those not employed were enrolled in full-time graduate degree programs, and one had a start date deferred until after February 15, 2013.

Employment by Employer Type

Employment by Employment Type

Full stastics for the Class of 2012

Bar Examination Statistics

July 2013
Pass rate for first-time UNM takers: 87%
State average first time takers: 88%

February 2013
Pass rate for first-time UNM takers: 80%
State average first time takers: 95%

Full Bar Exam Statistics, 2008-2013

Tuition & Estimated Cost of Living

Cost based on In-State Full-time Tuition Per Academic Year
Tuition: $15,701.00
Fees: $550.00
Living Costs: $15,107.00

Full Tuition, Fees & Living Cost

Scholarships & Financial Aid Information

Average Scholarship (AY 12-13): $8,508.00
Median Scholarship (AY 12-13): $5,500.00
*40.10% of enrolled students received scholarships.

Full scholarship retention data

Financial Aid Information

Information regarding Refund Policies

Scholarship Retention Data 2011-2013

Faculty & Administrators

  Total Men Women Minorities
Spr Fall Spr Fall Spr Fall Spr Fall
Full-Time 31 33 18 17 13 16 13 11
Other Full-Time 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0
Deans, Librarians, & Others who teach 11 11 2 3 9 8 4 6
Part-Time 46 27 23 11 23 16 8 4
  89 72 44 32 45 40 25 21