University of Colorado Law School

University of Colorado Law School

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Basic Information

The University of Colorado Law School is one of the three most difficult schools to get into in the region, and offers a large breadth of offerings. Located in Boulder, its mountainous landscape serves as the backdrop for it’s A+ grade in environmental law.

The school also excels in Intellectual Property (A+), Business law (A), and Family law and Public Interest (A- each). It is also ranked No. 5 in the nation for legal tech. In addition to the specialties, The University of Colorado has nine clinics. It has focused on developing students and lawyers as leaders that are entrepreneurial in their outlook

The school earns an A- for best value, delivering a stellar employment rate and bar pass rate. It recorded a 94.86 percent ultimate bar pass rate for the class of 2016. 

It’s building is ranked No. 11 in the nation, making it the best in the West. The law school is also located on the edge of the main campus of the undergraduate research university, and that means learning opportunities are readily available for law students. 

Admission Profile
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75th Percentile1643.82
25th Percentile1563.41
Financial Profile
Tuition Part-time
Living Expenses
Median grant$11500
Percent receiving grants79.00%
Estimated net tuition
Employment & Bar Exam Profile
Post-grad employment 88.00%
NJ Employment83.17
Bar Passage82.35%
Academic Profile
Best Law Schools 2018: Best Value: 
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Business, Corporate, Banking
Criminal Law and Procedure
Employment and Labor Law
Environmental/Natural Resource Law
Family Law/Child & Family
Health Law
Human Rights
Intellectual Property Law
International Law
Public Interest/Social Justice
Public Policy
Tax Law
Technology Law
Trial Advocacy