Discover Minnesota Law

A preeminent law school with 135 years of history located at the heart of the vibrant Twin Cities, Minnesota Law is an exceptional community that includes the brightest students training to become lawyer-leaders for the region, the country, and the world. With nationally and internationally-recognized faculty, innovative programming, exceptional clinical and experiential opportunities, and a rare collegial culture of collaboration and respect across disciplines, the University of Minnesota Law School will provide you with a transformative legal education and is the perfect place to take the next steps in your professional and legal career.

Our Students

This year, Minnesota Law welcomed its most diverse and academically accomplished class in its nearly 135-year history. In addition to impressive academic accomplishments, our students bring a wide array of life experiences, skills, and perspectives.

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Our World-Class Faculty

Minnesota Law faculty are some of the most accomplished leading scholars in the world. From the classroom to the courtroom, they are dedicated to your professional success.

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Our Graduates

Minnesota Law graduates work in all 50 states and 70 countries around the world. No matter where you want to go, your Minnesota Law degree can take you there.

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97%
Bar Passage
(MN July 2022 First-Time Takers)
63%
of faculty have received teaching awards
97%
Employment Rate
(2022 Grads; FT/ LT JD Required/ JD Advantage/ Grad)

Academics

With highly accomplished professors, scholars, and practitioners, the University of Minnesota Law School provides a transformative legal education to future lawyer-leaders.

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Clinics & Experiential Learning

Minnesota Law offers more than 24 experiential courses, 25+ clinics, dozens of externships, field and residency programs, and many other opportunities that prepare students.

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24+
Experiential Learning Courses
Top Markets for 2022 Grads
California | Illinois | Minnesota | New York | Washington D.C. | Wisconsin
25+
Legal Clinics offered at Minnesota Law

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

At Minnesota Law, we are committed to creating a collegial culture of belonging that celebrates and honors the many contributions of our diverse student body, faculty, and staff. 

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Take A Virtual Tour

Named after the 42nd Vice President of the United States, the Law School's Walter F. Mondale Hall is located in the heart of the University of Minnesota's Twin Cities campus.

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The Vibrant Twin Cities

The Twin Cities are often named as some of the most energetic, livable, and educated communities in the country. A a great place to live, study, and work, the Minneapolis and St. Paul metropolitan area has something to offer everyone.

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