University of Miami School of Law

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Official Guide to ABA-Approved JD Programs

With over 300 courses in 18 areas of study, robust experiential learning opportunities, and a 7:1 student to faculty ratio, the University of Miami School of Law provides an exceptional learning environment in a vibrant community of legal scholars and experts from around the world. Our graduates join 25,000+ alumni practicing throughout the United States and in 85 countries. The City of Miami, as a prominent U.S. legal market, global business capital, and emerging tech and startup hub, offers an ideal location to start your legal career.

The JD Program

Miami Law’s unparalleled curriculum provides students the opportunity to explore numerous areas of study - or delve deeply into a single area of study - both inside and outside the traditional classroom setting.

  • 300+ courses in 18 areas of study
  • Experiential learning opportunities including 10 clinics, 8 practicums, and 5 externship programs
  • 20+ joint degree programs
  • 25+ international exchange programs
  • 7:1 student to faculty ratio with over 300 faculty members
Learn more about the JD program at Miami Law

Student Life

Student Organizations

With a student body that reflects the diversity of the city which Miami Law calls home, the law school has over 55 student organizations so that all students can find their niche within the law school. 

Law Journals

Students have the opportunity to participate in one of 5 legal journals, which are included under the student organization umbrella.


Miami Law encourages students to find a balance between the demands of law school and their wellbeing. In fact, Miami Law’s Mindfulness in Law Program was the first of its kind in the country. Students have access to many wellness resources within the law school and on the university campus at large, including access to the Herbert Wellness Center and University Counseling Center.

Career Placement and Bar Passage

Founded in 1926, Miami Law is the oldest law school in South Florida. The law school’s well-established and highly accomplished alumni network of over 25,000 lawyers provides students with a strong base of support for students in Florida (52% of our alumni) and beyond (48% of our alumni). Our alumni regularly participate on campus as faculty and administrators of the law school and via mentoring opportunities, panels, networking events, and mock interviews.

Miami Law’s Office of Career and Professional Development furthers students’ ability to connect with alumni through our robust on-campus interviewing program. ranks Miami Law in the top 50 law schools for placement in BigLaw and top 25 in alumni promotions to partner.  

Learn more about career placement and bar passage at Miami Law

Tuition and Aid

Expense Cost

Admission Decisions: Beyond the Numbers

Admissions Process

There are two ways in which students may apply to the JD program at Miami Law: via regular admission and via the Binding Early Decision Program.

Regular admission has an application priority deadline of January 15 and a final application submission deadline of July 31. Applicants wishing to position themselves optimally for admission and scholarship consideration should plan to submit their completed applications on or before the January 15 priority deadline. 

The Binding Early Decision Program has an application submission deadline in the first week of November. 

Financial Aid and Scholarships

Information regarding financial aid can be found on Miami Law's Financing Your Legal Education webpage. The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) becomes available October 1, and Miami Law's preferred FAFSA deadline is February 1.

All merit-based scholarships for incoming students are awarded by the Office of Admissions. If admitted, your application will be automatically considered by the Scholarship Committee. Scholarships are highly competitive and granted to admitted students on a rolling basis. The majority of scholarships are awarded between January and March of each admission cycle or until the scholarship funds are exhausted. If you are awarded a scholarship, you will receive an email notification from the Scholarship Committee. Competitive applicants who wish to be optimally positioned for scholarship consideration should complete their applications by the priority deadline of January 15.

Learn more about admission at Miami Law

Admitted Applicant Profile

25-75% UGPA Range at Miami:

3.52 to 3.85

25-75% LSAT Score Range at Miami:

158 to 164

25-75% UGPA Range at Miami:

3.52 to 3.85

25-75% LSAT Score Range at Miami:

158 to 164

25-75% UGPA Range at Miami:

3.52 to 3.85

25-75% LSAT Score Range at Miami:

158 to 164

Contact Information

1311 Miller Drive,
Coral Gables, FL 33146,
United States