The University of Minnesota Law School’s full-time J.D. degree program begins annually in late August. We draw talented, diverse students from every part of the United States and numerous countries who are seeking an academically rigorous program in a supportive environment. The median LSAT score is in the top 10% nationwide and median GPA is 3.77. The Law School’s bar passage rates are among the highest in the nation.
We are distinguished by a collegial culture that emphasizes collaboration, public service, problem solving and leadership. Our exceptional faculty bring real-world experience, practice, and leading research into the classroom. Passionate about their vocation and committed to integrating theory and practice in their teaching, they are demanding but eager to mentor and readily available to help students succeed along their chosen path.
Class of 2018 J.D. students come from 35 states and the District of Columbia.