55 Elizabeth Street
Hartford, CT 06105
Law School Overview
U.S. News Rankings
|Ranking score and category|
#5 in Part-time Law
Law School Overview
The School of Law at University of Connecticut has an application deadline of April 1. The full-time program application fee at the School of Law at University of Connecticut is $60. The part-time program application fee at the School of Law at University of Connecticut is $60. Its tuition is full-time: $23,244 per year (in-state); full-time: $48,012 per year (out-of-state); part-time: $16,222 per year (in-state); and part-time: $33,522 per year (out-of-state). The student-faculty ratio is 11.6:1. The School of Law at University of Connecticut has 95 full- and part-time faculty on staff.
The University of Connecticut School of Law is located in the state capital of Hartford, putting law students within a close distance to courts, agencies, law firms, and corporations. Law students can get involved in a variety of in-house legal clinics for experience in fields including intellectual property and entrepreneurship law, asylum and human rights, and mediation. The law school is also affiliated with several nonprofit organizations, including the Center for Children’s Advocacy and the Connecticut Urban Legal Initiative, and coordinates externship clinics in poverty law, environmental law, LBGT civil rights, and more. For students interested in national affairs, the UConn School of Law offers a semester program in Washington, D.C.
Students may be able to become involved with several legal journals at the School of Law, including the Connecticut Law Review, the Connecticut Insurance Law Journal, and the Connecticut Journal of International Law. In addition to a J.D., students have the option to earn certificates in intellectual property, tax studies, law and public policy, and human rights. There are also a variety of dual degree options, including a J.D./M.B.A. offered in conjunction with the University of Connecticut School of Business Administration and a J.D./Master of Social Work through the University of Connecticut School of Social Work. All students who apply to the University of Connecticut’s law school are considered for scholarships, including those that award a commitment to public interest law.
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|Law school designation||National|
|Application deadline||April 1|
|Full-time program application fee||$60|
|Part-time program application fee||$60|
|Admissions Phone||(860) 570-5100|
|Full- and part-time faculty||95|
|Gender distribution (full-time)|
|J.D. candidates graduating in 2011-2012||199|
|Tuition and fees|
Full-time: $23,244 per year (in-state)
|Room and board||$12,160|
|Employed at graduation 2||31.3%|
|Median private sector starting salary||$82,000|
|Median public service starting salary||$59,000|
|Total volumes and volume equivalents||569,103|
* Law School Overview details based on 2012 data