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Founded In 1845
Accreditation UNC School of Law is accredited by the American Bar Association (Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admission to the Bar; 321 North Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60654-7598; Telephone number 312.988.6739) and is a member of the Association of American Law Schools.
(View ABA Accreditation ReportPDF)
Dean Martin H. Brinkley '92
Student Enrollment Approximately 645
Faculty 71
Visiting &
Adjunct Faculty
More than 35
Rankings Law Schools, US News & World Report, 38;
Public Law Schools, US News & World Report, 18; Reputation Among Lawyers & Judges, US News & World Report, 18; Legal Writing Specialty, US News & World Report, 19; Reputation Among Peers/Scholars, US News & World Report, 21; "Go-To Law Schools," National Law Journal (2015), 27; Best Value in 2015,
National Jurist , A-; Best Big Law School in 2015, National Jurist, A-
Clinics Civil Legal Assistance, Community Development Law, Consumer Financial Transactions, Domestic and Sexual Violence, Immigration, Intellectual Property, Veterans Legal Assistance, Youth Justice
Residency Distribution 61% North Carolina residents, 39% out-of-state residents and international students
Median GPA
and LSAT
3.5 and 161
Previous Service Experience of Students Approximately 25% have served in the military, Teach for America, AmeriCorps or the Peace Corps
Tuition/Fees In-State, $24,172, and Out-of-State, $40,803
Student Organizations More than 50 student organizations
Law Journals First Amendment Law Review | North Carolina Banking Institute Journal | North Carolina Journal of International Law | North Carolina Journal of Law and Technology | North Carolina Law Review
Centers Center for Banking and Finance | Center for Civil Rights | Center for Climate, Energy, Environment and Economics
Collaborative and Interdisciplinary Centers Center for Media Law and Policy | North Carolina Coastal Resources Law, Planning and Policy Center
Initiatives Director Diversity Initiative | Intellectual Property Initiative | Medical Child Abuse Initiative
Number of Living Alumni Nearly 11,000
UNC School of Law | Van Hecke-Wettach Hall | 160 Ridge Road, CB #3380 | Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3380 | 919.962.5106 | Accessibility

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