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ABA Required Disclosures

According to ABA Standards, the 2023 Standard 509 Information Report is made available to provide the following information about the University of Minnesota Law School J.D. Program for current and prospective students:

* Information on employment outcomes for the Class of 2020 may not reflect a particular law school’s typical results in this area. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, bar admission exams were canceled or delayed in many jurisdictions, thus making it more challenging for graduates to secure employment by the annual Graduate Employment Status Date of March 15. Please reference the 3 years of employment outcome data posted on the ABA Required Disclosures webpage of each ABA-Approved Law School or at

Learning Outcomes for the J.D. Program

J.D. Program Learning Outcomes (approved by faculty on May 5, 2016)

Student Complaints About Compliance with ABA Standards

Policy on Student Complaints About Compliance with ABA Standards

The University of Minnesota Law School received full accreditation from the American Bar Association in 1923 (the first year of the ABA accreditation process). For more information contact the Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar of the American Bar Association, 321 North Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60610 (312) 988-5000.

In addition to a bar examination, there are character, fitness, and other qualifications for admission to the bar in every U.S. jurisdiction. Applicants are encouraged to determine the requirements for any jurisdiction in which they intend to seek admission by contacting the jurisdiction. Addresses for all relevant agencies are available through the National Conference of Bar Examiners.