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The University of Cincinnati College of Law LLM

The University of Cincinnati College of Law LLM

The University of Cincinnati College of Law LLM


A great American law school in a great American city

The University of Cincinnati College of Law is a rare resource. An affordable legal education in an energetic urban environment. A small and supportive law school community committed to your professional success. An academic enterprise that prides itself on its:

Formative Learning

Cincinnati Law delivers an innovative curriculum taught by an outstanding faculty and a large group of adjunct professors who bring their valuable experience to the classroom. With alumni who mentor and counsel you as you develop your professional identity.

Focus on Experience

Cincinnati Law boasts a rich assortment of externships, internships, clinics, and other opportunities that maximize a student’s connections with the real world and practical capacities.

Community Partnerships

At UC Law, we emphasize a thoroughgoing engagement with the Cincinnati community – the legal profession, the courts, government, business – and enjoy collaborations and partnerships with those who make law, practice law, apply the law, and depend on the law.

Global Connections

UC Law is truly a global law school with opportunities for students to study abroad and gain valuable work experience in other countries, for international students to learn about U.S. law, and for visiting legal scholars to research and work side-by-side with our faculty. We currently have opportunities for LLM applicants from Germany, the University of Trento, Italy, and more to apply for partner scholarships. Please email us at [email protected] for more information.

Mission and Vision

Our Mission The mission of the University of Cincinnati College of Law is to educate and inspire leaders who pursue justice and advance the role of law in society. Our Vision We are a community of learners, led by a faculty committed to excellent teaching, scholarship, and service. We strive to create a learning environment that inspires the pursuit of justice, cultivates diverse and innovative ideas about the law in society, fosters collaborative relationships, and imparts the knowledge, values, and competencies needed to excel in a changing world.


Fast Facts

Our School

  • 8.4 to 1 Student/Faculty Ratio
  • < 300 Students
  • > 35 Student Organizations
  • 5 Journals
  • 7 Centers and Institutes

JD Admissions Profile (Class of 2018)

  • Entering class size:101
  • Median LSAT: 155
  • Median UGPA: 3.59
  • Age Range: 20-47
  • Majors: 30
  • Universities: 64

LLM Enrollment Profile (Class of 2018)

  • Entering class size: 18
  • From 13 different countries
  • Students focusing on human rights, business law, criminal law
  • 80% received a UC Law scholarship

Bar Exam

  • Bar preparation is available

Law School History

  • Founded in 1833 - UC Law is the 4th oldest law school in the country and the only law school in Ohio until 1885.
  • One of the 32 charter members of the Association of American Law Schools, founded in 1900.
  • We are a US top 40 law school, with one of the lowest tuitions, so that we can admit a diverse group of students from more countries.


    • Cincinnati

      Cincinnati, USA