The Duke University School of Law is the law school and a constituent academic unit of Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, United States. One of Duke's 10 schools and colleges, the School of Law was established in 1930. The School features programs in Business, Comparative and International Law, Environmental Law, and Intellectual Property, among others. The School has approximately 640 J.D. students and 75 students in the LL.M. and S.J.D. programs. Admission to Duke Law is highly selective, with fewer than 21% of applicants accepted. In 2006, the incoming class posted a median LSAT score of 168 and a median GPA of 3.78. On average, 95% of students are employed at graduation, with a median salary of $125,000. Over 400 law firms annually offer positions to Duke Law students.
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Duke Law School is considered a Moderately Competitive law school, which accepts only 20% of its applicants. Comparatively, Duke is Significantly Higher than the average cost for law school.
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Duke Law School is considered to have a Highly Favorable student to faculty ratio. The average class size for 1L sections is approximately Average compared to other law schools. Student diversity at Duke is Below Average.
The size of 1L sections affects the quality and consistency of teaching in law schools. Generally with smaller 1L section sizes, students receive more individualized attention. Duke University 1L section size is 5% larger than law schools in North Carolina and 16% smaller than all Private law schools.
Deciding to attend law school requires a large financial investment with the goal of securing employment upon graduation. The Duke University class of 2012 had an employment rate of 96% with 1% pursuing an additional degree.
In 2012, 93.0%% of students reported their employment status 9-months after graduation.