The mandatory participation in mock trials in addition to other preset classes means that Campbell Law's curriculum is particularly requirement-heavy. Over two-thirds of the 90 credit hours in the program are devoted to predetermined classes. In Vault's Buzz Book surveys, students report that the school is harder to stay in than get in, with a workload that can be overwhelming and a relatively low C curve, and note the lack of academic advising presence on campus.
Campbell Law has a good regional reputation, but little national recruiting presence. Most students go on to small- or mid-sized firms in the Southeast. Campbell Law is hoping that the move to Raleigh will improve career prospects as well as quality of life; its current location is inexpensive, but fairly quiet. Clubs and fraternities are the locus of the student social scene at Campbell Law, organizing regular mixers and parties.