Campbell Law School

The Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law is an American law school founded in 1976 and located in Buies Creek, North Carolina. The Law School is one of six schools that compose Campbell University and was named for former Campbell president Norman Adrian Wiggins. One of the smallest accredited law schools, Campbell Law has only slightly more than 300 students in any given year, with approximately half of the student body composed of females. Campbell Law has become increasingly known for having the highest average first-time passage rate for applicants to the North Carolina bar exam since 1990.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Contact Website (Website) http://www.law.campbell.edu/
Admissions Dean (Admissions Dean) admissions@law.campbell.edu
Location (Location) Buies Creek, NC
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Quick Facts

Founded : 1976
ABA Accredited : Yes
AALS Member : No

Rankings

US News Week : 121
Vault Top 25 : N/A
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Median LSAT : 154
Median GPA : 3.29
Acceptance Rate : 54%


Campbell Law School Admissions

Campbell Law School is considered a Somewhat Competitive law school, which accepts only 54% of its applicants. Comparatively, Campbell is Higher than the average cost for law school.

  Applications Offers Matriculated
Class of 2018 1103 586 (53.13%) 160 (14.5%)
  25% Median 75%
GPA 2.99 3.29 3.55
LSAT 152 154 157

Tuition And Financial AID

  In-State Resident Non-Resident
Full Time $35,340 $35,340
Part Time N/A N/A
Living Expenses  
Living on-campus: N/A
Living off-campus: $27,000
Living at home: N/A

Important Dates

Early Decision 1 : N/A
Early Decision 2 : N/A
Regular Decision : 05/01
Application Fee : $50

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Campbell Law School Community

Campbell Law School is considered to have a Somewhat Favorable student to faculty ratio. The average class size for 1L sections is approximately Below Average compared to other law schools. Student diversity at Campbell is Below Average.

STUDENT BODY

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FACULTY STATISTICS

  • Full Time : 22
  • Part Time : 39

FACULTY

  • # Female Faculty : 4
  • # Minority Faculty : 2

RATIO

17.7 Students

1 Faculty

HOUSING OPTIONS

  • On Campus Housing : Yes
  • Graduate Housing : Yes
  • Law Specific Housing : No

Campbell Law School Curriculum

The size of 1L sections affects the quality and consistency of teaching in law schools. Generally with smaller 1L section sizes, students receive more individualized attention. Campbell University 1L section size is 38% smaller than law schools in North Carolina and 68% smaller than all Private law schools.

1L Section Size Comparison

Campbell Law School: 40
North Carolina Average: 55
Private School Average: 67
  • Positions Available in Advanced Courses
  • Simulation Courses : 582
  • Faculty Supervised Clinics : 16
  • Students Involved in Advanced Activities
  • Field Placements : 187
  • Law Journals : 146
  • Moot Court/Mock Trials : 39

Attrition Rates

  • First Year : 15.3%
  • Second Year : 2.9%
  • Third Year : 0.7%
  • Fourth Year : 0.0%

Campbell Law School Employment

Deciding to attend law school requires a large financial investment with the goal of securing employment upon graduation. The Campbell University class of 2013 had an employment rate of 93% with 2% pursuing an additional degree.

Employment Comparison

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In 2013, 95.5%% of students reported their employment status 9-months after graduation.

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Type of Employment

  • Law Firms: 59.0%
  • Business: 24.0%
  • Government: 4.0%
  • Public Interest: 6.0%
  • Academia: 3.0%
  • North Carolina: 91%
  • Virginia: 4%
  • South Carolina: 2%

Bar Passage Rates

  • Reporting: 95.5%
  • First Time Takers: 132
  • Average School: 92.1%
  • Average State: 80.3%
  • Pass Difference: 11.7%

Top Bar Jurisdiction

  • North Carolina : 80.3%
  • Passed : 116 of 126 (92.1%)
  • State Average : 80.3%
  • Difference : 11.7%
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