Consumer Information (ABA Required Disclosures)

The following information is presented in accordance with ABA Standard 509 and is designed to provide accurate and complete data about the Appalachian School of Law.

Standard 509 (b) A law school shall publicly disclose on its website, in the form and manner and for the time frame designated by the Council, the following information:

1. Admissions data;

2019 Standard 509 Information Report (PDF)

2. Tuition and fees, living costs and Financial aid;

Cost of Attendance with Living Expenses

Information on Financial Aid

2019 Standard 509 Information Report (PDF)

3. Conditional scholarships and retention data;

Scholarships at ASL

Scholarship Retention Data (PDF)

4. Enrollment data, including academic, transfer, and other attrition;

2019 Standard 509 Information Report (PDF)

5. Number of full-time and part-time faculty, professional librarians, and administrators;

2019 Standard 509 Information Report (PDF)

Faculty

Adjunct Faculty

Staff

Directors

Administration

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

2019 Standard 509 Information Report (PDF)

7. Employment Outcomes*;

Employment Summary Report for 2017 Graduates (PDF)*;

Employment Summary Report for 2018 Graduates (PDF)*;

Employment Summary Report for 2019 Graduates (PDF)*

8. Bar passage data.

Bar Passage Outcomes Report (PDF)

Standard 509 (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;

Financial Aid FAQ

2. Curricular offerings, academic calendar, and academic requirements;

Curriculum

Course Descriptions

Academic Calendar

Academic Standards (PDF)

3. Policies regarding the transfer of credit earned at another institution of higher education.

(i) Transfer Credit Criteria (PDF)

(ii) Articulation Agreements (PDF)

*Information supplied by the ABA

Qualifications for Admission to the Bar

In addition to a bar examination, there are character, fitness, and other qualifications for admission to the bar in every U.S. jurisdiction. Applicants are encouraged to determine the requirements for any jurisdiction in which they intend to seek admission by contacting the jurisdiction. Addresses for all relevant agencies are available through the National Conference of Bar Examiners. Below you will find links that may be helpful.

Comprehensive Guide to Bar Admission Requirements

National Conference of Bar Examiners

Bar Admissions Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar