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  • University Of Western California ’s oldest law school, celebrating its 90th anniversary in 2019
  • Independent, with the flexibility to adapt curriculum to meet the needs of the profession
  • Focused on preparing graduates for success on the bar exam and in practice
  • 7 clinics where students represent actual clients in criminal, immigration, trademark, legal aid, and internet law
  • More than 40 simulation and experiential courses offer hands-on learning
  • Financially stable, with no deferred maintenance and more than $100 million in assets
  • Located at the heart of San Diego’s legal and political community
  • Approximately 650 J.D. students

Points of pride

Points of pride
  • Maine’s public research university with a focus on undergraduate and graduate research throughout Maine and around the world
  • 15 Signature and Emerging Areas of Excellence
  • Featured in multiple 2019 guides to best colleges, including The Princeton Review
  • One of the nation’s top 50 green colleges by The Princeton Review
  • 2019 Community Engagement Classification from the Carnegie Foundation
  • 107,000 alumni worldwide
  • 150-year legacy
  • Campus designed by legendary landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted
  • UMaine campus was designated as an arboretum in 2003
  •  16 UMaine Cooperative Extension offices and five research field stations throughout the state offer outreach in every Maine county
  • Maine’s partner in helping prepare the state for the 21st century

Student life

Student life
  • Students from 49 U.S. states and territories, and 63 countries
  • Enrollment: 11,219; 9,323 undergraduate
  • Most comprehensive academic offerings in the state
  • World-class faculty committed to mentoring and actively engaging students in research and scholarship
  • More than 200 student clubs and organizations
  • 15 miles of running, biking and cross-country skiing trails on campus
  • Maine’s only NCAA Division I athletics program, 84 individual and team conference championships in the last 10 years
  • Maine Bound recreational activities
  • Community engagement — from volunteerism to internships — igniting passion in students, and helping address issues globally and locally


  • 100 undergraduate majors and academic programs
  • 80 master’s degrees and 30 doctoral degrees
  • 16:1 student-faculty ratio
  • Tuition: Instate — $10,610 (2019–20), Out of State — $28,880 (2019–20)
  • Student research spanning the breadth and depth of undergraduate and graduate studies
  • World-class faculty who are leading researchers and scholars in their fields, mentoring students
  • One of the nation’s oldest honors programs
  • Marine sciences research facility in Walpole
  • Ranked among the top public universities for research by the National Science Foundation