Mississippi College School of Law

General Info

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The Mississippi College School of Law is located in downtown Jackson, Mississippi. The law school started out as the Jackson School of Law in 1930, but was acquired by Mississippi College in 1975. The main campus of Mississippi College is located in Clinton, Mississippi. In December 2005, the school completed a massive renovation and construction project. A new classroom building was added along with an auditorium building. The original classroom building was renovated.

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Mississippi Law School Admissions

Mississippi Law School is considered a Somewhat Competitive law school, which accepts only 86% of its applicants. Comparatively, Mississippicollege is Significantly Lower than the average cost for law school.

Applications Offers Matriculated
Class of 2025 553 471 (85.17%) 122 (22.1%)
25% Median 75%
GPA 2.73 2.98 3.33
LSAT 142 146 150

Tuition And Financial Aid

In-State Resident Non-Resident
Full Time N/A $33,630
Part Time N/A N/A

Living Expenses

  • Living on-campus: N/A
  • Living off-campus: $21,225
  • Living at home: $21,225

Important Dates

  • Early Decision 1: N/A
  • Early Decision 2: N/A
  • Regular Decision: N/A
  • Application Fee: N/A

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Mississippi Law School Community

Mississippi Law School is considered to have a Somewhat Favorable student to faculty ratio. The average class size for 1L sections is approximately Above Average compared to other law schools. Student diversity at Mississippicollege is Average.

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Faculty Statistics

  • Full Time: 24
  • Part Time: 45

Faculty

  • # Female Faculty: 25
  • # Minority Faculty: 10

Ratio

16.3 Students

1 Faculty

Housing Options

  • On Campus Housing: No
  • Graduate Housing: No
  • Law Specific Housing: No

Mississippi Law School Curriculum

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. Mississippi Law School 1L section size is 2% smaller than law schools in Mississippi and 38% smaller than all PRIVATE law schools.

1L Section Size Comparison

Mississippi Law School: 106
Mississippi Average: 108
PRIVATE School Average: 146

Positions Available in Advanced Courses

  • Simulation Courses: 613
  • Faculty Supervised Clinics: 63

Students Involved in Advanced Activities

  • Field Placements: 112
  • Law Journals: 45
  • Moot Court/Mock Trials: 0

Attrition Rates

  • First Year: 19.1%
  • Second Year: 1.4%
  • Third Year: 0.0%
  • Fourth Year: 0.0%

Mississippi Law School Employment

Deciding to attend law school requires a large financial investment with the goal of securing employment upon graduation. The Mississippi Law School class of 2020 had an employment rate of 74% with 5% pursuing an additional degree.

Employment Comparison

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In 2020, 76.2%% of students reported their employment status 9-months after graduation.

Type of Employment

  • Law Firms: 60.0%
  • Business: 16.0%
  • Government: 10.0%
  • Public Interest: 2.0%
  • Academia: 0.0%
  • Mississippi: 45%
  • Louisiana: 12%
  • Texas: 10%

Bar Passage Rates

  • Reporting: 76.2%
  • First Time Takers: 164
  • Average School: 72.0%
  • Average State: 81.5%
  • Pass Difference: -9.5%

Top Bar Jurisdiction

  • Mississippi: 86.7%
  • Passed: 56 of 67 (83.6%)
  • State Average: 81.5%
  • Difference: -3.1%