UConn School of Law JD Program: Invest in Yourself
Juris Doctor (JD)

Enroll at the University of Connecticut School of Law, named one of the top 10 “law schools that pay off” by U.S. News & World Report, and immerse yourself in a vast array of options. Choose between day and evening divisions and between full-time and part-time study. Customize your curriculum and your career with an abundance of courses, clinics, certificates and dual degrees. Enrich your experience with an array of conferences, symposiums and myriad events held by dozens of student organizations. Invest in yourself and join our network of successful and engaged alumni who are shaping public policy, guiding large corporations, leading non-profit organizations and practicing in every field of law around the nation and the world.


We welcome applicants to our JD program who have or expect to receive a bachelor's degree from an accredited undergraduate college or the foreign equivalent and who have taken the LSAT - the Law School Admission Test. The application deadline for fall 2020 admission is April 30, 2020, but we encourage you to apply as early as possible. How to apply »


Arrange a tour of our beautiful campus, which comprises five buildings on 17 acres in the historic West End of Hartford. Tours are available by individual appointment and during several open houses that the Office of Admissions holds each year. 

The Admissions Office will offer Saturday tours of the Law School on Feb. 1, Feb. 15, Feb. 29, March 14, March 28, April 11, April 25, and May 9.  The tour will begin at 11:00 am with time for questions afterwards. Please complete the tour request form to schedule your visit! For people visiting on weekends and during holidays, other than the dates/times above, self-tours of open buildings are permitted, although some buildings may be closed. It is always best to check in advance. Book a tour » | Learn more »

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Two-Year Bar Passage Rate per American Bar Association
Independent Student-Run Journals