University of Connecticut School of Law

University of Connecticut School of Law

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The University of Connecticut School of Law is the only public law school in Connecticut and has the lowest student-to-faculty ratio in the region at 4.1-to-1.

For in-state residents, the school's tuition is an affordable $30,338, and out-of-state students may apply for resident status after one year.

The University of Connecticut has 15 clinical programs that provide academic credit to students for legal work performed under the supervision of faculty members and other lawyers. It also has an evening division and offers a joint JD/LLM program that combines credits to offer both degrees on an expedited schedule.

The law school campus of stone Gothic-style buildings, including one of the largest law libraries in the world, is situated in the historic West End of Hartford. PreLaw magazine ranked it as the 8th best law school facility in 2018. 

Of note, first-year students will have a more flexible schedule than traditional first-years at other law schools, with the school allowing students to take a statutory or regulatory course in addition to the typical first year load.

Admission Profile
Admission Profile Table: 
75th Percentile1603.68
25th Percentile1563.34
Financial Profile
Financial Profile Table: 
Tuition Part-time$21,910$43,630
Living Expenses
Median grant$16000
Percent receiving grants82.00%
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Employment & Bar Exam Profile
Employment & Bar Profile Table: 
Post-grad employment 85.00%
NJ Employment[field_nj_employment_rate]
Bar Passage71.43%
Academic Profile
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Business, Corporate, Banking
Criminal Law and Procedure
Employment and Labor Law
Entertainment Law
Environmental/Natural Resource Law
Estate Planning
Family Law/Child & Family
Governmental Affairs and Regulations
Health Law
Human Rights
Intellectual Property Law
International Law
Public Interest/Social Justice
Public Policy
Real Estate Transactions
Tax Law
Technology Law
Trial Advocacy
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