Charlotte School of Law

Charlotte School of Law is a private for-profit law school in Charlotte, North Carolina. Established in 2006, it is the newest of the three schools operated by the InfiLaw Corporation. The school received its ABA accreditation in 2011. Its stated academic mission prioritizes student diversity and practical skills, which are backed by a part-time and evening program as well as close cooperation with the Mecklenburg County and North Carolina state bar associations.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Contact Website (Website) http://www.charlottelaw.edu
Admissions Dean (Admissions Dean) admissions@charlottelaw.edu
Location (Location) Charlotte, NC
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Quick Facts

Founded : 2006
ABA Accredited : Yes
AALS Member : No

Rankings

US News Week : N/A
Vault Top 25 : N/A
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Median LSAT : 146
Median GPA : 2.97
Acceptance Rate : 76%


Charlotte School of Law Admissions

Charlotte School of Law is considered a Somewhat Competitive law school, which accepts only 76% of its applicants. Comparatively, Charlotte is Higher than the average cost for law school.

  Applications Offers Matriculated
Class of 2017 4040 3062 (75.79%) 626 (15.5%)
  25% Median 75%
GPA 2.65 2.97 3.32
LSAT 142 146 150

Tuition And Financial AID

  In-State Resident Non-Resident
Full Time $38,606 $38,606
Part Time $31,232 $31,232
Living Expenses  
Living on-campus: N/A
Living off-campus: $21,650
Living at home: N/A

Important Dates

Early Decision 1 : 01/15
Early Decision 2 : 05/08
Regular Decision : 08/19
Application Fee : N/A

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Charlotte School of Law Community

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

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FACULTY STATISTICS

  • Full Time : 42
  • Part Time : 40

FACULTY

  • # Female Faculty : 23
  • # Minority Faculty : 15

RATIO

19.3 Students

1 Faculty

HOUSING OPTIONS

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

Charlotte School of Law 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. Charlotte School of Law 1L section size is 21% larger than law schools in North Carolina and 4% larger than all Private law schools.

1L Section Size Comparison

Charlotte School of Law: 70
North Carolina Average: 55
Private School Average: 67
  • Positions Available in Advanced Courses
  • Simulation Courses : 410
  • Faculty Supervised Clinics : 137
  • Students Involved in Advanced Activities
  • Field Placements : 128
  • Law Journals : 40
  • Moot Court/Mock Trials : 35

Attrition Rates

  • First Year : 26.4%
  • Second Year : 2.9%
  • Third Year : 2.5%
  • Fourth Year : 0.0%

Charlotte School of Law Employment

Deciding to attend law school requires a large financial investment with the goal of securing employment upon graduation. The Charlotte School of Law class of 2012 had an employment rate of 89% with 1% pursuing an additional degree.

Employment Comparison

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In 2012, 92.9%% of students reported their employment status 9-months after graduation.

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Type of Employment

  • Law Firms: 34.0%
  • Business: 37.0%
  • Government: 4.0%
  • Public Interest: 17.0%
  • Academia: 6.0%
  • North Carolina: 74%
  • South Carolina: 7%
  • Virginia: 3%

Bar Passage Rates

  • Reporting: 92.9%
  • First Time Takers: 98
  • Average School: 79.1%
  • Average State: 80.1%
  • Pass Difference: -1.0%

Top Bar Jurisdiction

  • North Carolina : 80.3%
  • Passed : 67 of 86 (77.9%)
  • State Average : 80.1%
  • Difference : -2.4%
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