The College of Law

  • Founded in 1895—browse the College of Law’s History and Timeline
  • Accredited by: American Bar Association (1923) and Association of American Law Schools (1900)
  • Full-time Faculty and Legal Writing Professors: 54 total; 10 legal writing (50% women; 19% faculty of color)
  • Total J.D. and LL.M. Student Enrollment: 683 JD, 27 LLM (8% of upper-class students are joint degree candidates)
  • Student to Faculty ratio: 10.7 to 1
  • Fall 2023 Entering Class Profile

Admissions & Financial Aid Information

  • Merit scholarships and need-based financial aid programs
  • Admissions application deadline: August 1
  • Early Decision application deadline: January 15
  • Admission and merit scholarship decisions are made on a “rolling admissions” basis
  • June LSAT scores and late applications will be considered based on space availability
  • Financial Aid application deadlines: Submit FAFSA on the Web to federal processor: beginning October 1. Priority submission deadline: March 15. 
  • Application processes for admission and financial aid must be done concurrently; do not wait for an admissions decision to begin the financial aid application process.
  • Tuition and cost of attendance information can be found on the Financial Aid website.

Career Services

Employment Survey for the Class of 2022

  • Number of graduates in class: 193
  • Percent of class employed in all sectors or pursuing an advanced degree: 93.3%
  • Percent of class that provided salary information: 31.6%
  • Average salary reported for all private practice: $98,084
  • Average salary reported for government employers: $69,601
  • Average salary reported for all public sector employers: $66,346

View Office of Career Services Employment Statistics

Centers & Institutes

Experiential Learning

Joint Degree Programs

  • J.D./Business Administration (M.B.A)
  • J.D./M.S. in Cultural Foundations of Education (Disability Studies)
  • J.D./M.S. in Computer Science
  • J.D./Environmental Science and Forestry
  • J.D./M.S. in Forensic Science
  • J.D./Master in Public Administration (M.P.A.)
  • J.D./M.S. Communications
  • J.D./M.A. and Ph.D. in Political Science
  • J.D./M.A. in Economics
  • J.D./M.A. in History
  • J.D./M.A. in International Relations
  • J.D./M.A. in Philosophy, and J.D./Doctor of Philosophy
  • J.D./Master of Social Work (M.S.W.)

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