Oklahoma City University School of Law

Oklahoma City University School of Law is one of the professional graduate schools of Oklahoma City University, a private Oklahoma university. It is located in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and traces its origins to the founding of Epworth University in 1904 and its law school in 1907. It is sited in the Sarkeys Law Center on the southwest side of the Oklahoma City University campus. The Oklahoma City University Law Library, located in the historic Gold Star Memorial Building, houses a collection of over 300,000 volume and volume equivalents, and is open to the public.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Contact Website (Website) http://www.law.okcu.edu/
Admissions Dean (Admissions Dean) lawquestions@okcu.edu
Location (Location) Oklahoma City, OK
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Quick Facts

Founded : 1907
ABA Accredited : Yes
AALS Member : Yes

Rankings

US News Week : N/A
Vault Top 25 : N/A
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Median LSAT : 149
Median GPA : 3.19
Acceptance Rate : 69%


OCU Law School Admissions

OCU Law School is considered a Somewhat Competitive law school, which accepts only 69% of its applicants. Comparatively, Ocu is Higher than the average cost for law school.

  Applications Offers Matriculated
Class of 2018 902 619 (68.63%) 172 (19.1%)
  25% Median 75%
GPA 2.89 3.19 3.49
LSAT 147 149 153

Tuition And Financial AID

  In-State Resident Non-Resident
Full Time $34,290 $34,290
Part Time $23,670 $23,670
Living Expenses  
Living on-campus: $17,270
Living off-campus: $17,270
Living at home: $17,270

Important Dates

Early Decision 1 : N/A
Early Decision 2 : N/A
Regular Decision : 08/01
Application Fee : $50

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OCU Law School Community

OCU 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 Ocu is Below Average.

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FACULTY STATISTICS

  • Full Time : 23
  • Part Time : 32

FACULTY

  • # Female Faculty : 9
  • # Minority Faculty : 4

RATIO

18.5 Students

1 Faculty

HOUSING OPTIONS

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

OCU 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. Oklahoma City University 1L section size is 30% larger than law schools in Oklahoma and equal to all Private law schools.

1L Section Size Comparison

OCU Law School: 67
Oklahoma Average: 47
Private School Average: 67
  • Positions Available in Advanced Courses
  • Simulation Courses : 412
  • Faculty Supervised Clinics : 54
  • Students Involved in Advanced Activities
  • Field Placements : 80
  • Law Journals : 145
  • Moot Court/Mock Trials : 22

Attrition Rates

  • First Year : 20.1%
  • Second Year : 6.8%
  • Third Year : 0.0%
  • Fourth Year : 0.0%

OCU Law School Employment

Deciding to attend law school requires a large financial investment with the goal of securing employment upon graduation. The Oklahoma City University class of 2013 had an employment rate of 79% with 1% pursuing an additional degree.

Employment Comparison

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In 2013, 83.3%% of students reported their employment status 9-months after graduation.

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Type of Employment

  • Law Firms: 55.0%
  • Business: 28.0%
  • Government: 12.0%
  • Public Interest: 4.0%
  • Academia: 2.0%
  • Oklahoma: 74%
  • Texas: 9%
  • Missouri: 5%

Bar Passage Rates

  • Reporting: 83.3%
  • First Time Takers: 174
  • Average School: 86.9%
  • Average State: 87.5%
  • Pass Difference: -0.6%

Top Bar Jurisdiction

  • Oklahoma : 87.8%
  • Passed : 105 of 118 (89.0%)
  • State Average : 87.5%
  • Difference : 1.2%
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