Law School Overview
U.S. News Rankings
|Ranking score and category|
#7 in Dispute Resolution
#8 in Environmental Law
#5 in Legal Writing
Law School Overview
The School of Law at University of Oregon has an application deadline of March 1. The full-time program application fee at the School of Law at University of Oregon is $50. Its tuition is full-time: $28,354 per year (in-state) and full-time: $35,374 per year (out-of-state). The student-faculty ratio is 15.1:1. The School of Law at University of Oregon has 49 full- and part-time faculty on staff.
The University of Oregon School of Law is a public school in Eugene that boasts a student body with more out-of-state than in-state students. It has a high law school ranking for its legal writing program and is also well known for dispute resolution and environmental law.
Through the school’s clinics and externship programs, students can gain hands-on experience in bankruptcy law, business law, mediation, environmental law, and more.While earning a J.D., students have the option to complete a concurrent degree in several areas. Program options include a J.D./M.B.A. through the University of Oregon Charles H. Lundquist College of Business, a J.D./Master of Environmental Studies through the UO Environmental Studies Program, and a J.D./Master of International Studies through the University of Oregon Department of International Studies.
The University of Oregon School of Law operates many research centers, including the Appropriate Dispute Resolution Center, the Environmental and Natural Resources Law Center, and the Wayne Morse Center for Law and Politics. It also offers student organizations, such as the Student Oregon Trial Lawyers Association and the Oregon Law Students Public Interest Fund, as well as journals including the Oregon Law Review, the Journal of Environmental Law and Litigation, the Oregon Review of International Law, and online journal The Legality. For time away from Eugene, the law school coordinates a Semester in the City program for students who want to study and complete externships in Portland.
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|Law school designation||National|
|Application deadline||March 1|
|Full-time program application fee||$50|
|Part-time program application fee||N/A|
|Admissions Phone||(541) 346-3846|
|Full- and part-time faculty||49|
|Gender distribution (full-time)|
|J.D. candidates graduating in 2011-2012||160|
|Tuition and fees|
Full-time: $28,354 per year (in-state)
|Room and board||$10,854|
|Employed at graduation 2||22.4%|
|Median private sector starting salary||$53,500|
|Median public service starting salary||$50,000|
|Total volumes and volume equivalents||383,166|
* Law School Overview details based on 2012 data