ABA Required Disclosures
The University of St. Thomas School of Law is accredited by the American Bar Association. The school received provisional accreditation in 2003, and in 2006, the American Bar Association’s Accreditation Committee and Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar (321 North Clark St., Chicago, 60654-7598; (312) 988-6739) unanimously approved full accreditation for St. Thomas.
The ABA's Standards and Rules of Procedure for Approval of Law Schools include Standard 509, requiring website publication of consumer information for the benefit of current and potential law students. The links below are intended to make it easy to review the consumer information that the University of St. Thomas School of Law posts throughout its website in compliance with the ABA.
Standard 509. REQUIRED DISCLOSURES
- Standard 509 Information Report
- Admissions data
- Tuition and fees, living costs, and financial aid
- Enrollment data (academic, transfer and other attrition)
- Composition and number of faculty, librarians and administrators
- Class sizes and seminar, curricular and co-curricular offerings
- Bar passage data
- Scholarship retention
- Employment Summary Reports
- Refund policy: See section II-7 of the Academic Policy Manual.
- Curricular offerings
- Academic calendar
- Graduation requirements
Transfer credit policies
- Courses from other ABA-accredited law schools: See section III-B-7 of the Academic Policy Manual.
- Courses from other UST academic units: See section III-B-6 of the Academic Policy Manual.
- Courses from non-law, non-UST graduate institutions: See section III-B-12 of the Academic Policy Manual.