The Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, is a law school located in Dallas, Texas. Founded in February 1925, the school was renamed Dedman School of Law in February 2001 in honor of its benefactors, the late Robert H. Dedman Sr., his wife Nancy McMillan Dedman, and their family.
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|(Location) Dallas, TX|
SMU Law School is considered a Moderately Competitive law school, which accepts only 25% of its applicants. Comparatively, Smu is Higher than the average cost for law school.
|Class of 2016||2369||578 (24.40%)||232 (9.8%)|
|Living at home:||$20,238|
Early Decision 1 : 11/01
Early Decision 2 : N/A
Regular Decision : 02/15
Application Fee : $75
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SMU Law School 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 Smu is Above Average.
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. Southern Methodist University 1L section size is 16% larger than law schools in Texas and 19% larger than all Private law schools.
Deciding to attend law school requires a large financial investment with the goal of securing employment upon graduation. The Southern Methodist University class of 2011 had an employment rate of 93% with 2% pursuing an additional degree.
In 2011, 93.2%% of students reported their employment status 9-months after graduation.