ABA Required Disclosures

 

AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION

UNT Dallas College of Law is provisionally approved by the American Bar Association’s Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar. Provisional accreditation is effective June 3, 2017.

Graduates of a provisionally approved law school are considered by the ABA to be graduates of an ABA-approved law school and are eligible to sit for most state bar exams, including in the State of Texas.

Questions concerning ABA accreditation may be directed to the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar, American Bar Association, 321 N. Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60654 or call (312) 988-6738.

Read the full Accreditation Statement.

ABA STANDARD 509 INFORMATION

(a) All consumer information that a law school reports, publicizes or distributes shall be complete, accurate and not misleading to a reasonable law school student or applicant. Schools shall use due diligence in obtaining and verifying consumer information. Violations of these obligations may result in sanctions under Rule 16 of the Rules of Procedure for Approval of Law Schools.

(b) A law school shall publicly disclose on its website, in the form and manner and for the frame designated by the Council, the following consumer information:

(1) admissions data;

(2) tuition, fees, living costs, financial aid;

(3) conditional scholarships;

(4) enrollment data, including academic, transfer and other attrition/graduation rates;

(5) number of full-time and part-time faculty, professional librarians and administrators;

(6) class sizes for first year and upper class courses; number of seminar, clinical and co-curricular offerings;

(7) employment outcomes;

(8) bar passage data

 

(c) A law school shall publicly disclose on its website, in a readable and comprehensive manner, the following information on a current basis:

(1) refund policies

(2) curricular offeringsacademic calendar, and academic requirements;

(3) policies regarding the transfer credits earned at another institution of higher education
The law school’s transfer of credit policies must include, at minimum:
(i) A statement of the criteria established by the law school regarding transfer of credit earned at another institution; and
(ii) The law school has not established an articulation agreement with other institutions at this time.

 

(d) A law school shall distribute the data required under Standard 509(b)(3) to all applicants being offered conditional scholarships at the time the scholarship offer is extended.

 

(e) If a law school elects to make a public disclosure of its status as a law school approved by the Council, it shall do so accurately and shall include the name and contact information of the Council. 

 

Reports

Standard 509 Information Report

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