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The University of Alabama

Hugh F. Culverhouse Jr. School of Law

Tuscaloosa, AL

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Overview

The University of Alabama / Hugh F. Culverhouse Jr. School of Law is located in Tuscaloosa, AL, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Juris Doctor/Master of Business Administration (JD/MBA)
Juris Doctor (JD) Law
Doctor of Juridical Science (JSD) Law
Doctor of Juridical Science (JSD) Comparative law
Master of Laws (LL M) Business transactions
Master of Laws (LL M) Taxation
Master of Laws (LL M) Comparative law

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 45
Doctoral Degrees 132

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam LSAT
24 hours, exams
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam LSAT (for JD)
90 hours, including 6 hours of experiential learning, 1 seminar, and 34 required hours

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,532
Applied
382
Accepted
165
Enrolled
25%

Applying

40
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam LSAT
Master's Degree Requirements JD (for business transactions and taxation); undergraduate degree in law, letters of recommendation, personal statement, resume, and official transcripts (for comparative law)
Doctoral Degree Exam LSAT (for JD)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Undergraduate degree, letter of recommendation, resume, personal statement, and CAS report (for JD)

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required
IELTS: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA

Student Body

468
Total Graduate Students
11%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
88%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.7%
Black or African American 11.32%
White or Caucasian 76%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.85%
Asian 1.92%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.28%
Unknown 2.14%

Gender

Male (58%)
Female (41%)

Faculty

73
Total faculty
Full-time - 40
Part-time - 33
Male (49)
Female (24)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Public interest law, Constitutional law, civil rights, international law, tax law
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 870382
Tuscaloosa, AL  35487
United States
Contact Ms. Claude R. Arrington
Associate Dean for Admissions
Email: carrington@law.ua.edu
Phone: 205-348-6557
Fax: 205-348-3077