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University Of The District Of Columbia David A Clarke School Of Law

Overview of University Of The District Of Columbia David A Clarke School Of Law

The campus of David A. Clark School of Law is in Washington, DC, which is a large city. The school is a public institution.

Areas of Study

David A. Clark School of Law has a tighter focus on specific areas of study than most colleges its size. The school is known for its programs in law.

David A. Clark School of Law Selectivity

Admission at David A. Clark School of Law is selective, not open to all who apply.

Faculty

The school maintains a faculty/student ratio (full-time) which is better than most colleges. David A. Clark School of Law has a tenure system for senior faculty. The full-time faculty at the school is well-paid, which often goes with faculty quality.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"The mission of the University of the District of Columbia David A. Clarke School of Law (UDC-DCSL) is to recruit and enroll students from groups under-represented at the bar, provide a well-rounded theoretical and practical legal education that will enable students to be effective and ethical advocates, represent the legal needs of low-income District of Columbia residents through the school=s legal clinics, and fulfill the university=s land grant responsibilities. The School of Law focuses particularly on preparing students for the regional job market. Since the legal profession is one of the primary industries in the District of Columbia and one of the fastest growing occupations, the School of Law=s graduates are in a position to provide much needed human resources, especially for the many public interest, public service, and public policy legal needs of the District."

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Contacting David A. Clark School of Law

University of the District of Columbia David A Clarke School of Law
4200 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington , DC 20008
General Phone: (202) 274-7400
http://www.law.udc.edu

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David A. Clark School of Law Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Law68law

Number of programs and degrees for David A. Clark School of Law in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
First-professional degree681

David A. Clark School of Law Student Body

In 2007-2008, David A. Clark School of Law had a total enrollment of 237 students.

Students By Class:

Group Percent
First Professional 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 50%
Black 29%
Hispanic 10%
Asian 5%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 0%
(Foreign Students) 5%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
20-21 1%
22-24 21%
25-29 44%
30-34 19%
35-39 4%
40-49 7%
50-64 4%
65+ 0%

David A. Clark School of Law Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Washington, District of Columbia for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other District of Columbia Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

David A. Clark School of Law Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount

Financial Aid:
David A. Clark School of Law participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 144102)

David A. Clark School of Law Faculty

David A. Clark School of Law has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year5$94,7804$89,129
Associate professoracademic year3$76,3104$81,852
Assistant professoracademic year2*0*
All faculty totalacademic year10$85,1088$85,490

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

David A. Clark School of Law Degree Programs (2007)

Law
Law (LLB, JD)

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David A. Clark School of Law Highlights

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What Sets David A. Clark School of Law Apart:

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