Law School Overview
U.S. News Rankings
|Ranking score and category|
#8 in Dispute Resolution
#18 in Part-time Law
Law School Overview
The law school at Marquette University has an application deadline of April 1. The full-time program application fee at the law school at Marquette University is $50. The part-time program application fee at the law school at Marquette University is $50. Its tuition is full-time: $38,690 per year and part-time: $23,175 per year. The student-faculty ratio is 15.5:1. The law school at Marquette University has 79 full- and part-time faculty on staff.
At Marquette University Law School, students have a wide range of options in which to specialize their legal education. Marquette has a high law school ranking for dispute resolution law, and also offers specializations in sports law, intellectual property law, water law, and more. Law students can attend school full or part time.
For students interested in earning two degrees at once, Marquette Law School offers a variety of joint degrees, including a J.D./M.B.A. in Sports Business through the Marquette University Graduate School of Management, a J.D./master of political science through Marquette’s Political Science Department, and a J.D./Master in bioethics in conjunction with the Medical College of Wisconsin.
Marquette law students can get hands-on training in school clinics, such as the Mediation Clinic and the Unemployment Compensation Clinic, or fieldwork programs, which place law students with the Milwaukee Police Department’s Office of the Chief of Police, the Better Business Bureau in Wisconsin, and more.
Outside of class, students can choose from a variety of law school organizations, from the Sports Law Society to the Association of Law Students with Children, or may be able to participate in one of the school’s journals, including the Marquette Law Review, the Intellectual Property Law Review, and the Marquette Sports Law Review. Along with the University of Wisconsin—Madison Law School and Germany’s Justus Liebig University Law School, MULS offers a summer study abroad program in Giessen, Germany. The law school also coordinates exchange programs at international universities, including the University of Copenhagen, for students interested in studying abroad elsewhere.
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|Law school designation||Regional|
|Application deadline||April 1|
|Full-time program application fee||$50|
|Part-time program application fee||$50|
|Admissions Phone||(414) 288-6767|
|Full- and part-time faculty||79|
|Gender distribution (full-time)|
|J.D. candidates graduating in 2011-2012||218|
|Tuition and fees|
Full-time: $38,690 per year
|Room and board||$13,253|
|Employed at graduation 2||34.3%|
|Median private sector starting salary||$55,000|
|Median public service starting salary||$49,450|
|Total volumes and volume equivalents||399,682|
* Law School Overview details based on 2012 data