University of Tennessee College of Law

University of Tennessee College of Law

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Basic Information

For in-state residents, the University of Tennessee College of Law, located in Knoxville, Tenn., is the most affordable option with tuition at just $19,674. That, along with low debt, helped the school earn 13th place in preLaw 's Best Value rank.

Although Vanderbilt University is the most competitive law school in the state, UT student-to-faculty ratio trumps Vanderbilt's 7.4-1 with its 4.9-to-1. Additionally its median LSAT score is only 9 points behind Vanderbilt’s and Tennessee Law's tuition is much more affordable.

Currently, UT Pro Bono has ten active projects with community partners such as the Legal Aid of East Tennessee and Knox Area Rescue Ministry. Students who participate in UT Pro Bono contribute an average of 9,000 hours of pro bono service each year.

A worthy mention is UT scored all A's in preLaw magazine for business law, trial and advocacy litigation and alternative dispute resolution.

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75th Percentile1603.78
25th Percentile1543.25
Financial Profile
Tuition Part-time
Living Expenses
Median grant$15000
Percent receiving grants71.00%
Estimated net tuition
Employment & Bar Exam Profile
Post-grad employment 95.00%
NJ Employment86.4
Bar Passage75.23%
Academic Profile
Best Law Schools 2018: Best Value: 
A, 13th place
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Alternative Dispute Resolution
Business, Corporate, Banking
Criminal Law and Procedure
Employment and Labor Law
Environmental/Natural Resource Law
Estate Planning
Family Law/Child & Family
Health Law
Intellectual Property Law
International Law
Real Estate Transactions
Tax Law
Technology Law
Trial Advocacy