Law School Overview
U.S. News Rankings
|Ranking score and category|
#2 in Environmental Law
#9 in Part-time Law
Law School Overview
The Northwestern School of Law at Lewis & Clark College has an application deadline of March 15. The full-time program application fee at the Northwestern School of Law at Lewis & Clark College is $50. The part-time program application fee at the Northwestern School of Law at Lewis & Clark College is $50. Its tuition is full-time: $38,180 per year and part-time: $28,636 per year. The student-faculty ratio is 10.9:1. The Northwestern School of Law at Lewis & Clark College has 95 full- and part-time faculty on staff.
The Lewis & Clark College Northwestern School of Law is an institution in Portland, Ore., that emphasizes flexibility. Lewis & Clark College law students can complete their degrees on full- or part-time schedules, can take courses during the day or evening, and can focus in legal areas including global law, Indian law, and more. Among specialty programs, the institution has a high law school ranking in environmental law.
For hands-on training, students can get involved in clinical opportunities, including the Animal Law Clinic and the International Environmental Law Project, as well as through externships and clerkships. Northwestern Law school operates several centers that also offer research and training opportunities for law students, including the Center for Animal Law Studies, the National Crime Victim Law Institute, and the Natural Resources Law Institute.
Students may also seek out involvement opportunities in the school’s clubs and organizations, from the Latino Law Society to the softball league. Law reviews at the Lewis & Clark College Northwestern School of Law include Animal Law, Environmental Law, and the Lewis & Clark Law Review.
Lewis & Clark College offers law school scholarships and work-study opportunities to law students who apply for financial aid. International applicants are also eligible for merit-based scholarships.
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|Law school designation||National|
|Application deadline||March 15|
|Full-time program application fee||$50|
|Part-time program application fee||$50|
|Admissions Phone||(503) 768-6613|
|Full- and part-time faculty||95|
|Gender distribution (full-time)|
|J.D. candidates graduating in 2011-2012||207|
|Tuition and fees|
Full-time: $38,180 per year
|Room and board||$12,600|
|Employed at graduation 2||27.5%|
|Median private sector starting salary||$68,350|
|Median public service starting salary||$50,662|
|Total volumes and volume equivalents||533,396|
* Law School Overview details based on 2012 data