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MITCHELL HAMLINE SCHOOL OF LAW - [MHL], SAINT PAUL, MINNESOTA

Saint Paul, MinnesotaLOCATION
SchoolSCHOOL TYPE
Estd 2015Established Year
  1095Enrollment

Mitchell Hamline School of Law: Rankings, Courses, Admissions, Tuition Fee, Cost of Attendance & Scholarships

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Established over 100 years ago, the Mitchell Hamline School of Law is a private institution located in Minnesota. The institute has nearly 2,000 candidates representing 9 countries and 38 states across the globe. It is a renowned name in the US Education System that offers master’s, doctoral and dual-degree programs across its 7 academic centers.

Admissions at Mitchell Hamline School of Law are offered on a rolling basis around the year. It observes an application deadline of July 15 for its Fall semester intakes. The institute is free of cost when applying for admissions and charges no application fee from any of its aspirants. This ensures its commitment to providing an equal opportunity for all the candidates at a quality education.

The school is a moderately competitive organization for studying in the USA with an acceptance rate of around 59%. This reflects that any candidate with an impressive GPA, outstanding LSAT scores and decent overall academic profile is eligible for enrollment. With an employment rate of nearly 93%, the institute ensures high-paying jobs for its alumni and is thus, one of the collected choices among international students.

Rankings

  • In 2020, US News and World Report ranked Mitchell Hamline at #141 in Best Law School and #34 in Part-time law.
  • The Dispute Resolution program at the institute has been ranked 2nd amongst the top 5 programs in the same category for 18 years, as reported by the US News.
  • Also, the Health and Law program offered by the Health Law Institute of the school has been ranked #11 amongst the top ranked programs in the USA.

Highlights

University TypePrivate
Campus SettingCity
Application PortalLSAC portal
Total Student Population1095
Mode of ProgramsFull-time; Part-time; Online
On Campus residenceNot available
Annual Cost of Attendance44,980 USD (full-time)
English language proficiency scoreTOEFL or equivalent
Financial AidAvailable as grants, awards and scholarships
Admission Deskadmissions@mitchellhamline.edu;
651-290-6476

Programs, Campus and Accommodation

Campus

  • Mitchell Hamline’s campus is in St. Paul’s, Minnesota which is close to Summit Avenue neighborhood and is home to the nation's longest stretch of Victorian mansions.
  • The university has 65 active student organizations and groups.
  • The student organization areas cover Academics/Professional/Law; Legal fraternity/Honorary; Health/Wellness/Sports and recreation; Political activism/Awareness; Multicultural/Diversity and Religious/Spiritual.
  • About 35% of students at the campus are first-generation students.
  • St. Paul and Minnesota, referred to as the twin cities offer diverse opportunities, natural environment, infrastructure, culture, activities and much more for the students to explore.

Housing facilities/Residence 

  • The school does not provide any on-campus housing.
  • The apartments, houses, and duplexes in the close neighborhood of the campus are let on rent every year.
  • Students can use online portals to find houses on rent which include the following options.
    • Craigslist.
    • Apartments.com
    • Zumper
  • Students can also use the local newspapers as a way to navigate through housing arrangements.

Course

The institute offers a plethora of courses for international students across its 7 centers and institutes which include Centre of Law and Business, Dispute Resolution, Indian Law Program, Public Health Law center, etc.

The organization provides three specialized degree programs namely, 3+3 programs, J.D. + Master’s program, L.L.M. Degree program. The 3+3 programs allow students to complete their undergraduate and graduate within 6 years instead of 7. It also provides 3 certificate programs offered at the university which include Dispute resolution, public health, law, and business.

The school also has 9 special programs, giving students an opportunity to explore beyond normal courses. It also has an alternative to study- abroad program for interested students. Few special programs available here include,

  1. Marshall-Brennan project
  2. Minnesota Justice foundation
  3. Mitchell-Hamline fellows’ program
  4. World without genocide and many more.

Mitchell Hamline School of Law Admission Process

How to Apply?

Application portal: Apply online using the Law School Admission Council (LSAC) portal

Application fee: N/A

Application deadline: Rolling (July 15 for Fall 2020 admissions)

Basic Admission requirements:

  1. Academic transcripts
  2. LSAT scores.
  3. Credential Assembly Service report through LSAC
  4. Resume
  5. Letters of Recommendation
  6. Personal Statement
  7. Additional addendums (as required)
  8. Photocopy of current passport
  9. Visa stamp

For international students,

  1. International transcripts evaluation by LSAC Credential Assembly Service
  2. English proficiency proof (TOEFL/IELTS)

Mitchell Hamline School of Law Cost of Attendance

For all the prospective candidates seeking admission at the institute in the upcoming sessional year, an estimated budget for international students looking to study in the US has been tabulated below.

Tuition and fees/semester.Amount (in USD)
Tuition23,275
Technology fee150
Integrated Bar Readiness Fee233
Meals5,000
Books and Supplies3,000
House and Board12,000
Personal Expense3,500

Scholarships/Financial Aid

The institute offers various awards and merit-based scholarships for international students to study in the USA. International students are also eligible to apply for private, non-federal loans for financial assistance. The loan is specifically reserved for students pursuing an LLM degree.

The organization provides various studentships, some of which are as mentioned below.

  1. North star scholarship- Annual assistance to students to demonstrate the will to practice law in underdeveloped areas.
  2. Native Justice scholarships- Students showing interest in pursuing Indian Law track or are native American, would have to pay only 10,000 USD as tuition.
  3. Named Scholarships – This will be on rolling basis i.e. open through the year for the current year students.

Alumni network

The institute’s alumni are all subject to the following services designed for them

  1. Career and Professional development resources
  2. Auditing opportunities
  3. Transcripts and library access
  4. Networking
  5. Events
  6. IT services and more.

Notable alumni of Mitchell Hamline include Chief Justice Warren E. Burger, US Supreme Court. Chief Justice Douglas K. Amdahl, Chief Justice Roger L. Dell, Minnesota Supreme Court. Sean Duffy, US House of Representatives.

Placements

Mitchell Hamline alumni have worked as US Supreme Court chief justice, governors, members of the US Congress, CEOs of MNCs, etc. Salary average after 10 years of a Mitchell Hamline alumnus is 95,600 USD.

About 90% students of the 2018 graduating class found employment within 10 months of graduating.

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Mitchell Hamline School of Law Overview

Institution TypePrivate (Not for Profit)
Student Population1095
FAFSA CodeG02391
Accreditation ABA
Average Cost of Attendance$44,980 / Year
Student : Faculty Ratio1 : 1

Admission & Dates

Early action Deadlines

November 01

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

Regular decision Deadlines

January 15

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

Attendance Cost

$44,980

Attendance Cost

The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

Tuition Fees
Undergraduate Programs$44,980 / Year
Post Graduate Program$44,980 / Year

Top Accreditations [Institutional & Program Wise]

Institutional Accreditations
American Bar Association

Faculty

Total FacultyFull TimePart timeGraduate Assistants
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+1-651-290-6476
TELEPHONE
+1-888-962-5529
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875 Summit Avenue, Saint Paul, MN 55105
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