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Samford University

Cumberland School of Law

Birmingham, AL

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Overview

Samford University / Cumberland School of Law is located in Birmingham, AL, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Juris Doctor/Master of Arts in Theological Studies (JD/MATS)
Juris Doctor/Master of Science (JD/MS)
Master of Comparative Law (MCL)
Juris Doctor/Master of Business Administration (JD/MBA)
Juris Doctor/Master of Public Administration (JD/MPA)
Juris Doctor/Master of Science in Environmental Management (JD/MSEM)
Juris Doctor/Master of Divinity (JD/M Div)
Juris Doctor (JD)
Juris Doctor/Master of Accounting (JD/M Acc)
Juris Doctor/Master of Public Health (JD/MPH)
Master of Studies in Law (MSL)
Master of Laws (LL M)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 12
Doctoral Degrees 136

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? No

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

647
Applied
428
Accepted
166
Enrolled
66%

Applying

Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline Not reported Not reported Yes
Spring deadline June 1st June 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Requirements LSAT

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 90

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

486
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.29%
Black or African American 10.91%
White or Caucasian 80%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.62%
Asian 1.03%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0.41%
Unknown 2.88%

Gender

Male (46%)
Female (53%)

Faculty

50
Total faculty
Full-time - 17
Part-time - 33
Male (28)
Female (22)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Environmental, criminal law, constitutional law, evidence, civil procedure
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 800 Lakeshore Drive
Birmingham, AL  35229
United States
Contact Mr. Henry C. Strickland
Dean and Ethel P. Malugen Professor of Law
Email: hcstrick@samford.edu
Phone: 205-726-2704
Fax: 205-726-4457

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