Cumberland by the Numbers
Fall 2012 total enrollment at Cumberland: 424.
Samford University's total enrollment is about 4,700.
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The entering first-year Fall 2012 class had 121 students.
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With the exception of the Lawyering Skills and Legal Reasoning (LLR) course, which is smaller, students can expect to have about 50 to 55 students in their first-year classes.
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For Fall 2011 18 to 1
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Faculty offices are located on the second-floor of the law school building, just a few steps away from first-floor classrooms. Faculty post their office hours and often leave their office doors open as they welcome students' inquiries. The faculty have a genuine interest in the students and are focused on providing quality legal education while pursuing a high degree of legal scholarship. At times, this involves use of the internet to facilitate dialogue and debate on various issues.
Page last updated: Tue, 06/17/2008 - 17:08
The average course load is 15 hours. In order to receive the JD degree, students must complete at least 90 semester hours of acceptable credit with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher. Most students earn the JD degree in three years.
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Yes, for both entering and current students. Entering students have the option of coming to summer school. Students who want to begin in the summer take two first-year elective courses designed for entering law students. Second- and third-year law students may choose from a variety of summer courses at Cumberland or participate a school-sponsored study abroad program.
Page last updated: Fri, 09/23/2011 - 09:50