J.D. Commencement

J.D. Program

The J.D. program at the University of Minnesota Law School offers you an exceptional experience and value. Here you will find an inventive curriculum and extensive learning opportunities that equip you for the demands of modern legal practice.

Top Faculty

The faculty includes some of the most accomplished scholars in the world in business, criminal justice, international and human rights, and health law. You’ll also have access to the resources of a Big Ten university.

Talented, Diverse Student Body

The Law School draws a talented, diverse student body from every part of the United States and numerous countries. Our bar passage rates are among the highest in the nation and our alumni, who are eager to mentor, teach and hire our students, work in every state and in more than 53 countries around the globe.

Location, Location, Location

Our location in the vibrant Twin Cities is an ideal setting for a J.D. student. With 16 Fortune 500 companies, federal and state courts, and the state capitol just minutes away, the University of Minnesota is located in one of the best places in the country to experience law in action.

Bar Passage Rate
2023 Grads
(MN July 2023 First-Time Takers)
Legal Clinics offered at Minnesota Law
Employment Rate
(2023 Grads; FT/ LT JD Required/ JD Advantage)