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Sunday, April 25, 2010

AMSL Flashback: University of Iowa Comparison

In some recent comments to this post, the commenter "an observer" had a fun link to an old Michigan Bar Journal article from November 2000. Many alumni remember being told by the administration back in the early days that AMSL had similar statistics with the University of Iowa, a top 25 law school. So it's nice to see that our memories are accurate. Check out this excerpt:
The first class, which matriculated in August, 2000, had 218 applicants of which 111 were accepted and 75 enrolled. The median LSAT is 158 (79-80th percentile) and median GPA is 3.33. Those statistics put Ave Maria in the top 45 law schools for degree of difficulty in acceptance. The University of Iowa, which is ranked 21st in law school education, has similar medians.

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