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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 2020
Enrolled in 1L Class: 105
Median LSAT: 155
Median GPA: 3.5

Full Admissions Data

Enrollment & Attrition Data


Employment Outcomes

Class of 2020 Employment Statistics

2020 ABA Employment Summary Report

Of the 121 graduates in the Class of 2020, 105 secured employment as of March 15, 2021. 105 of those employed as of that date were in bar passage required or JD advantage positions. Two of those not employed were enrolled in full-time graduate degree program.

Information on employment outcomes for the Class of 2020 may not reflect a particular law school’s typical results in this area. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, bar admission exams were canceled or delayed in many jurisdictions, thus making it more challenging for graduates to secure employment by the annual Graduate Employment Status Date of March 15. Please reference the 3 years of employment outcome data posted on the ABA Required Disclosures webpage of each ABA-Approved Law School or at

Full employment stastics

Bar Examination Statistics

July 2019
Pass rate for first-time UNM takers: 82%
State average first time takers: 79%

February 2019
Pass rate for first-time UNM takers: 65%
State average first time takers: 65%

Full Bar Exam Statistics, 2008-2019

Tuition & Estimated Cost of Living

Cost based on In-State Full-time Tuition Per Academic Year
Tuition: $18,287.60
Fees: $650 (depending on enrollment)
Living Costs: $17,155.00

Full Tuition, Fees & Living Cost

Scholarships & Financial Aid Information

Average Scholarship (AY 17-18): $7,584.00
Median Scholarship (AY 17-18): $4,600.00
*59.0% of enrolled students received scholarships.

Full scholarship retention data

Financial Aid Information

Information regarding Refund Policies

Faculty & Administrators

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