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JD Admissions

You Belong at UConn Law

At the University of Connecticut School of Law, named one of the top 10 “law schools that pay off” by U.S. News & World Report, customize your curriculum to prepare for the career you want. Immerse yourself in a vast array of options and an abundance of courses, clinics, certificates and dual degrees. Enrich your experience with an array of conferences, symposiums and myriad events held by dozens of student organizations. Invest in yourself and join our network of successful and engaged alumni who are shaping public policy, guiding large corporations, leading non-profit organizations and practicing in every field of law around the nation and the world.

Incredible Value

The Evening Option

From its origins as a night school throughout its growth into the top public law school in the Northeast, the UConn School of Law has continued to serve students whose jobs and other daytime commitments require a part-time, evening class schedule. Evening Division students can participate fully in campus life and enroll in clinics scheduled for their convenience.

Committed to Diversity

At the UConn School of Law we strive to celebrate and support each member of our community so that all students know they belong. We bring our commitment to excellence through diversity, equity and inclusion into our classrooms, offices and public spaces while we work to fully realize our core values of racial justice and respect for cultural differences.

By the Numbers

5:1

INDIVIDUAL ATTENTION

With a 5:1 student-faculty ratio, the UConn School of Law offers smaller classes with more opportunities for interaction with faculty and other students.
150

FLEXIBLE CURRICULUM

Every academic year UConn Law offers more than 150 upper-level course titles, allowing students to customize their courses of study to reach their personal and professional goals.
18

PRACTICAL EXPERIENCE

With 12 clinics and six field placement programs, including options for semesters in New York and DC, students have a multitude of opportunities for hands-on learning.
40+

SUPPORTIVE COMMUNITY

More than 40 student-run organizations draw students together in affinity groups, practice area organizations, civic groups, sports clubs and other communities.