Faulkner University Thomas Goode Jones School of Law

The Thomas Goode Jones School of Law is a law school located at Faulkner University in Montgomery, Alabama. Faulkner University is a religious school affilitated with the churches of Christ. The Jones School of Law was founded in 1928 by Montgomery County Circuit Judge Walter B. Jones. The law school is named after Thomas G. Jones, an alumnus of the Virginia Military Institute, veteran of the Civil War, Democratic politician, and Governor of Alabama. On June 10, 2006, the school was granted provisional approval by the American Bar Association. With ABA accredidation, students may take the bar exam and practice law in any state.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Contact Website (Website) http://www.faulkner.edu/law
Admissions Dean (Admissions Dean) law@faulkner.edu
Location (Location) Montgomery, AL
Jones School of Law logo

Quick Facts

Founded : 1928
ABA Accredited : Yes
AALS Member : No

Rankings

US News Week : N/A
Vault Top 25 : N/A
More Law School Rankings
Median LSAT : 147
Median GPA : 3.05
Acceptance Rate : 63%


Jones Law School Admissions

Jones Law School is considered a Somewhat Competitive law school, which accepts only 63% of its applicants. Comparatively, Jones is Higher than the average cost for law school.

  Applications Offers Matriculated
Class of 2018 785 490 (62.42%) 127 (16.2%)
  25% Median 75%
GPA 2.69 3.05 3.34
LSAT 145 147 150

Tuition And Financial AID

  In-State Resident Non-Resident
Full Time $33,360 $33,360
Part Time N/A N/A
Living Expenses  
Living on-campus: N/A
Living off-campus: $22,400
Living at home: N/A

Important Dates

Early Decision 1 : N/A
Early Decision 2 : N/A
Regular Decision : 07/01
Application Fee : $50

What are you chances for admission to Jones School of Law? Register now to find out!

Where do you fall?
Compare_img


Jones Law School Community

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

STUDENT BODY

Men and Women Chart will load here!
Student Race Chart will load here!

FACULTY STATISTICS

  • Full Time : 15
  • Part Time : 5

FACULTY

  • # Female Faculty : 1
  • # Minority Faculty : 2

RATIO

17.5 Students

1 Faculty

HOUSING OPTIONS

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

Jones 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. Jones School of Law 1L section size is 15% larger than law schools in Alabama and 3% smaller than all Private law schools.

1L Section Size Comparison

Jones Law School: 65
Alabama Average: 55
Private School Average: 67
  • Positions Available in Advanced Courses
  • Simulation Courses : 328
  • Faculty Supervised Clinics : 72
  • Students Involved in Advanced Activities
  • Field Placements : 64
  • Law Journals : 43
  • Moot Court/Mock Trials : 66

Attrition Rates

  • First Year : 28.2%
  • Second Year : 2.8%
  • Third Year : 0.0%
  • Fourth Year : 0.0%

Jones Law School Employment

Deciding to attend law school requires a large financial investment with the goal of securing employment upon graduation. The Jones School of Law class of 2013 had an employment rate of 84% with 2% pursuing an additional degree.

Employment Comparison

School Employment Chart will load here!

In 2013, 85.9%% of students reported their employment status 9-months after graduation.

Known and Unknown Chart will load here!

Type of Employment

  • Law Firms: 62.0%
  • Business: 21.0%
  • Government: 7.0%
  • Public Interest: 2.0%
  • Academia: 5.0%
  • Alabama: 53%
  • Georgia: 10%
  • Florida: 6%

Bar Passage Rates

  • Reporting: 85.9%
  • First Time Takers: 99
  • Average School: 89.4%
  • Average State: 87.1%
  • Pass Difference: 2.3%

Top Bar Jurisdiction

  • Alabama : 87.6%
  • Passed : 64 of 71 (90.1%)
  • State Average : 87.1%
  • Difference : 2.6%
Preferred Partners