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University of Calgary - Faculty of Law


updated: January 2013
sources: University of Calgary, wiki



The Faculty of Law at the University of Calgary was officially opened in 1976 with a first-year class of sixty students and nine faculty members.

Currently, there are 21 faculty and approximately 300 students in total, giving the school one of the smallest class sizes of the Canadian law schools. The Faculty of Law has a strong connection with the Calgary legal community.


     Location:
     University of Calgary
     Faculty of Law - Murray fraser Hall
     2500 University Dr. N.W.
     Calgary, AB, Canada
     T2N 1N4
Calgary Law


General Reference

Applications Received 1180 (2010)
First Year Law Students Accepted 175
LSAT 158 (2010) 75th percentile
GPA 3.54 (2010)


Admitted Applicant Profile - source www.law.ucalgary.ca

 

First Year Class Profile - Five Year Comparison

  2010 2009 2008 2007 2006
Number of Applications Received
1180
995
710
930
875
Enrollment
110
100
100
100
75
Average Age
26
25
25
26
26
Average Undergraduate GPA (on a 4 point scale)
3.54
3.5
3.5
3.55
3.5
Average LSAT Score
158
158
158
158
156
Average LSAT Percentile
75%
73%
71%
74%
70%
Percentage of Female Students Admitted
50%
58%
51%
58%
51%
Percentage of Students from Out of Province
47%
38%
51%
43%
44%
Provinces represented
5
8
9
9
5
Percentage of Students without a Degree
0%
0%
2%
1%
0%
Percentage of Students with Bachelors Degree
100%
100%
98%
91%
87%
Percentage of Students with Master/Ph.D.
19%
8%
13%
8%
13%
Maximum Tuition & General Fees per year (approximately)
$12,500
$12,500
$11,500
$11,000
$11,000
Cost of Books per year (approximately)
$1,800
$1,800
$1,800
$1,800
$1,800

 



Application Deadline (Regular) November 1 (Online Application)
Last LSAT Accepted February Test
Application Fee $100 ($130 for international applicants)
Application Instructions University of Calgary Faculty of Law Application Instructions
Application University of Calgary Faculty of Law Application Form
Tuition and Expenses $12 970/year (2010-2011) Canadian
$1800 (books/materials)
Regular Admission Requirements
  • successfull completion of 10 full courses or 20 half course
    equivalents in a program of studies leading to a degree at a university
    in Alberta, or its equivalent
  • transcripts, 2 letters of reference (must be from academic sources)
  • LSAT
Admission Committee Considerations
  • GPA will be reviewed taking into account the totality of the applicant’s academic performance
  • For the LSAT the Committee will take into account average as well as high scores, and will consider the number of times that the test was written
  • An applicant’s work experience, extra-curricular activities and community involvement are important
Scholarships/Bursaries/Awards Scholarships, Awards, Bursaries and differential Tuition Bursaries
Admissions Office Faculty of Law
Student Services & Admissions Office
Room 2380 Murray Fraser Hall
University of Calgary
2500 University Dr. N.W.
Calgary AB T2N 1N4
Canada
Admissions Contact (Phone) (403) 220-4155
Admissions Contact (Email) law[at]ucalgary[·]ca


Program Information

Combined Degrees Combined J.D./M.B.A. degree from Haskayne School of Business and Faculty of Law
School Composition & Population 300 students
Transfers Yes
Mature Student Yes
Part-Time Student Yes
Course Curriculum (1st year) First Year Courses


 

 
 
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