“Our goal is always to have the right level of enrollment and sometimes that’s going to mean growing and sometimes it’s going to mean a decrease,” said [Student dean and admissions committee chair Allen] Rostron. “We’re always going to be careful not to admit more than would be justified by the quality of the applicant pool or the strength of the job market for graduating law students.”Indeed. Let's look at the numbers!
Non-discounted cost: $125,062%
% paying full sticker: 61%
Employment Score: 61%
LSAT splits: 149-152-156
Last published NALP report showed median salaries generally in the 50s-60s, half in small-ish firms and public service.
According to LSN, there's a 58% acceptance rate
In light of the fact that every law school in the country is acting carefully to admit qualified students that are justified by the quality of the applicant pool and strength of the job market, I'd say UMKC is being super-responsible.