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University of Baltimore School of Law
Location Baltimore, MD, US
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University of Baltimore School of Law is located in Baltimore, MD

University of Baltimore School of Law, or UB Law, is a law school located in Baltimore, Maryland on the University of Baltimore campus. UB Law is one of only two law schools in the state of Maryland.


The school was founded in 1925 as a part-time evening program to provide legal educational opportunities to working professionals.[1] In 1969, the school established a full time program. The American Bar Association accredited UB Law in 1972.[2] In 1975, UB Law became a public institution, and in 1988 it joined the University of Maryland System and the Association of American Law Schools[3][4]



For the Fall 2005 entering class, the acceptance rate was 30.1%.[5] The median GPA was 3.3 and the median LSAT score was 154.[6]

Degrees offered

UB Law offers the juris doctor degree and masters degrees (LL.M) in tax and U.S. law. The school also offers joint degree combinations of JD/MBA, JD/MPA, JD/MS in criminal justice, JD/MS in negotiations and conflict management, JD/Ph.D. in policy science and JD/LL.M. in taxation.


Clinical programs are available in appellate practice, civil advocacy, community development, criminal practice, disability law, family law, family mediation, and tax law.


  • University of Baltimore Law Review
  • University of Baltimore Law Forum
  • Intellectual Property Law Journal
  • Journal of Environmental Law
  • Nota Bene Alumni Magazine

Academic reputation

In its 2007 publication, U.S. News & World Report ranked UB Law in the Fourth Tier.[7]

Notable alumni

More than a third of Maryland's judiciary comprises UB Law graduates.[8][9] Other notable UB Law graduates include:


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