Welcome to the University of Colorado Law School. We offer a traditional Juris Doctor (JD) program, an option for completing the JD in 2.5 years, six dual degree and eight certificate programs, a LLM program, and a Master of Studies in Law (MSL) program.

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Our inspiring location is unparalleled among law schools. Denver-Boulder is one of the nation's top metro areas: 

Our students are talented, hard-working, service-oriented leaders.

  • Class of 2024: 164 median LSAT score and 3.61 median GPA 
  • 94% of of the classes of 2022 and 2023 worked in substantive legal summer jobs in 2021
  • 12,020 hours of public service work volunteered by the class of 2021

Our nationally recognized programs prepare students for success.

  • #8 Environmental Law (2020), U.S. News & World Report, 2020
  • Students gain exposure, connections, experience, and leads on jobs through our centers and programs
  • Silicon Flatirons Center for Law, Technology, and Entrepreneurship hosted 48 conferences, roundtables, and other events; published eleven reports; and hosted 4 distinct summer programs for students in the technology world in 2015-16 academic year
  • Getches-Wilkinson Center for Natural Resources, Energy, and the Environment convenes national thought-leaders from public and private sectors
  • Byron White Center for the Study of American Constitutional Law, the cornerstone of our public service program, hosted U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg (2012), Justice Sandra Day O’Connor (2013), Justice Antonin Scalia (2014), and Justice Sotomayor (2016)

We are a leader and innovator in developing legal professionals.

We are a collaborative, diverse, and inclusive community.

  • 40+ active student organizations
  • 8,000+ living alumni spread across every state, 32 countries and six continents
  • Our students enjoy helping each other succeed
  • Our 6.4:1 student/faculty ratio calculated using U.S. News & World Report methodology

The University of Colorado does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, creed, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status in admission and access to, and treatment and employment in, its educational programs and activities.

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