The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law is an integral part of one of the world’s great educational institutions. Founded in 1891 and consistently the top-ranked law school in the State of Ohio, the Moritz College of Law has grown into one of the nation’s pre-eminent public law schools and one of the most respected law schools in the world.
Founded in 1891 and consistently the top-ranked law school in the State of Ohio, the Moritz College of Law has grown into one of the nation’s pre-eminent public law schools and one of the most respected law schools in the world.
A collegial community of approximately 570 students and more than 50 faculty members, Moritz is known for its rigorous academic program, the pioneering research of its world-class faculty, a deep commitment to teaching and professional training, and the development of future leaders.
The college’s more than 11,000 alumni are central to its national reputation. Graduates include justices of the Supreme Court of Ohio, federal appeals and district court judges, U.S. senators, U.S. representatives, governors, managing partners in law firms of all sizes, chief executive officers of Fortune 500 corporations, professors at law schools across the country, and prominent attorneys in private practice, government service, and public interest law firms.
The Moritz College of Law is an integral part of The Ohio State University, one of the best and largest public universities in the U.S. The Ohio State University has also been selected among U.S.’s best public university campuses. The Ohio State University is nationally known for its college football team, the Buckeyes.
Moritz College of Law's Missions
- We seek to teach students rigorous analytical skills, assist them in developing their understanding of the law and legal process, and enhance their professional judgment through a dynamic and innovative learning environment with the goal that they become outstanding legal professionals equipped to aid and improve society.
- Offer insights on the impact of law and legal institutions on individuals and communities and advocate for changes in law that improve the well-being of people and society.
- Contribute expertise in the public conversations and initiatives that lead to the improvement of law and the administration of justice in Ohio, the nation, and the world.