The Columbus School of Law is the law school of The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. It was established in 1897. Today the school is home to hundreds of students from across the nation and from all walks of life. Its name comes from ties to The Knights of Columbus. Its location in the Nation's Capital provides students with academic and career advantages. The law school's ranking rose in 2008, placing it in the top 100 law schools. Professor Veryl Miles was elevated to dean of the law school in August 2005. The school also enjoys an exclusive exchange program with Jagiellonian University in Cracow, Poland.
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Catholic Law School is considered a Competitive law school, which accepts only 36% of its applicants. Comparatively, Catholic is Higher than the average cost for law school.
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Catholic Law School is considered to have a Favorable student to faculty ratio. The average class size for 1L sections is approximately Below Average compared to other law schools. Student diversity at Catholic is Above Average.
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. Catholic University of America 1L section size is 35% smaller than law schools in Washington DC and 24% smaller than all Private law schools.
Deciding to attend law school requires a large financial investment with the goal of securing employment upon graduation. The Catholic University of America class of 2013 had an employment rate of 81% with 1% pursuing an additional degree.
In 2013, 78.2%% of students reported their employment status 9-months after graduation.