Oklahoma City University School of Law

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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.

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OCU Law School Admissions

OCU Law School is considered a Somewhat Competitive law school, which accepts only 73% of its applicants. Comparatively, Ocu is Higher than the average cost for law school.

Applications Offers Matriculated
Class of 2026 555 400 (72.07%) 159 (28.6%)
25% Median 75%
GPA 2.80 3.13 3.53
LSAT 146 148 151

Tuition And Financial Aid

In-State Resident Non-Resident
Full Time $34,330 $34,330
Part Time $23,710 $23,710

Living Expenses

  • Living on-campus: $16,045
  • Living off-campus: $16,045
  • Living at home: $16,045

Important Dates

  • Early Decision 1: N/A
  • Early Decision 2: N/A
  • Regular Decision: N/A
  • 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 Above Average compared to other law schools. Student diversity at Ocu is Below Average.

Student body

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Faculty Statistics

  • Full Time: 22
  • Part Time: 48


  • # Female Faculty: 30
  • # Minority Faculty: 10


20.4 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. OCU Law School 1L section size is 5% larger than law schools in Oklahoma and 42% smaller than all PRIVATE law schools.

1L Section Size Comparison

OCU Law School: 103
Oklahoma Average: 98
PRIVATE School Average: 146

Positions Available in Advanced Courses

  • Simulation Courses: 128
  • Faculty Supervised Clinics: 43

Students Involved in Advanced Activities

  • Field Placements: 65
  • Law Journals: 141
  • Moot Court/Mock Trials: 0

Attrition Rates

  • First Year: 19.4%
  • Second Year: 2.2%
  • Third Year: 2.0%
  • Fourth Year: 20.0%

OCU Law School Employment

Deciding to attend law school requires a large financial investment with the goal of securing employment upon graduation. The OCU Law School class of 2021 had an employment rate of 93% with 1% pursuing an additional degree.

Employment Comparison

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In 2021, 72.8%% of students reported their employment status 9-months after graduation.

Type of Employment

  • Law Firms: 56.0%
  • Business: 26.0%
  • Government: 18.0%
  • Public Interest: 1.0%
  • Academia: 0.0%
  • Oklahoma: 76%
  • Texas: 16%
  • Arizona: 1%

Bar Passage Rates

  • Reporting: 72.8%
  • First Time Takers: 158
  • Average School: 78.3%
  • Average State: 84.1%
  • Pass Difference: -5.8%

Top Bar Jurisdiction

  • Oklahoma: 84.1%
  • Passed: 90 of 115 (78.3%)
  • State Average: 84.1%
  • Difference: -5.8%