Admissions

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Admissions

Drive change with an education from the University of Oregon School of Law. Join a community of influencers, advocates, and activists who seek to protect, improve, and innovate the legal system to make society better.

How to Apply

At Oregon Law, We Believe Outcomes Matter

84.9%
Overall employment rate for 2018 JD graduates
86%
Oregon State Bar first-time test takers pass rate

ABA Disclosures

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Practical Experience

Through hands-on experiences, create employment and networking opportunities, and develop critical lawyering and client practice skills:

  • Clinical Programs
  • Field Placements
  • Fellowships
  • Pro Bono
  • Volunteer
  • Law Journals
  • Moot Court Competition
  • Simulation Courses

Combined with traditional in-class learning, these experiences will prepare you to be ready for practice upon graduation. And, we see career success as a journey, not a destination. We offer a personalized approach to career and professional planning and guide you to become leaders in the legal field you choose.

Become Practice-Ready

Balazs Takacs

“UO Law is highly regarded and enjoys an immense alumni presence in the Northwest, so those seeking to practice here will enjoy connections in nearly every practice area and law firm.”

—Balazs Takacs, JD ‘18
Associate; Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt, Portland

Get Connected

While law school is challenging, the community here is positive and supportive. Professors and students alike want you to succeed.

500+
Law Students
100
full-time and part-time faculty members
9,484
alumni
30
student groups

Paying for School

As the state's only public law school, you can benefit from an exemplary, accredited legal education in a cost-effective manner.

Tuition and Fees

Tuition and fees are based on residency, student classification, and the number of credits enrolled. They are subject to revision each year.

Financial Aid and Scholarships

The cost of a legal education is a reality. We see it as an investment in your future.

In addition to scholarships and fellowships, Oregon Law students can apply for federal financial aid.

Top National Grades

National Jurist Magazine

A+
Environmental Natural Resources Law
A
Family Law
A
Appropriate Dispute Resolution
A-
Business Law

Nationally Ranked Specialty Programs

#9
Master’s in Negotiation and Conflict Management (College Choice)
#5
Legal Writing Program (U.S. News and World Report)
#7
Appropriate Dispute Resolution Program (U.S. News and World Report)
#8
Environmental Natural Resources Program (U.S. News and World Report)
Top 10
LLM Alternative Dispute Resolution (LL.M Guide)

William W. Knight Law Center Building

Visit Us

Visiting us is the best way to experience our home. The William W. Knight Law Center is modern, inspiring, and designed to encourage collaboration. And it's one of the few law schools that's also an art gallery. We're also home to the outstanding John E. Jaqua Law Library.

Experience Our Home