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University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

University of Massachusetts School of Law–Dartmouth

Dartmouth, MA

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University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

Overview

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth / University of Massachusetts School of Law–Dartmouth is located in Dartmouth, MA.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Juris Doctor (JD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 50

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam LSAT
Comp Exam Required
Bar exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

793
Applied
511
Accepted
82
Enrolled
64%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 30th May 30th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam LSAT
Doctoral Degree Requirements LSAC report, 2 letters of recommendation, resume, personal statement (minimum 2-3 pages), official transcripts

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Recommended

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

202
Total Graduate Students
23%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
76%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 11.88%
Black or African American 9.41%
White or Caucasian 64%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 4.46%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.5%
Two or more races 2.97%
Unknown 5.45%

Gender

Male (48%)
Female (51%)

Faculty

30
Total faculty
Full-time - 15
Part-time - 15
Male (19)
Female (11)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Gender violence, ethics, feminist jurisprudence, legal history, legal philosophy, criminal law, criminal procedure issues, law and inequality, legal education and methodology, liberalism, procedural due process, copyright law, legal writing and rhetoric
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 333 Faunce Corner Road
Dartmouth, MA  02747
United States
Contact Daniel Fitzpatrick
Assistant Dean, University of Massachusetts School of Law - Dartmouth
Email: lawadmissions@umassd.edu
Phone: 508-985-1110
Fax: 508-985-1175