The University of Cincinnati College of Law LLM

Introduction

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 identify.

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 law, and depend on 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.

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 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.
This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programs

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LLM

LLM Master of Law in the US Legal System

Campus Full time 9 months September 2017 USA Cincinnati

The LLM program is designed to introduce internationally trained lawyers to the US legal system while also giving each student an opportunity to design a course of study at UC Law that best advances his or her professional agenda. Students who complete the program are better able to represent U.S. clients and more prepared for negotiations and litigation with U.S. parties. You choose your focus area! [+]

The University of Cincinnati College of Law is pleased to offer a program of study on the US legal system to practicing attorneys and law school graduates who received their legal education outside the United States. The LLM program is designed to introduce internationally trained lawyers to the US legal system while also giving each student an opportunity to design a course of study at UC Law that best advances his or her professional agenda. Students who complete the program are better able to represent U.S. clients and more prepared for negotiations and litigation with U.S. parties. The LLM program can be completed in as little as 9 months, although some students decide to spend up to two academic years in the program. The LLM Program LLM degree students can be practicing attorneys or recent law school graduates who will improve their English legal writing skills, develop an in-depth understanding of the U.S. legal process, and hone in on the particular areas of law that most interest them. Students will enjoy the opportunity to make lasting relationships with other international lawyers in the LLM program as well as students in the JD program, to work closely with our esteemed UC law faculty members, and to network with local lawyers, judges and business leaders. Specialization UC Law LLM students generally complete the program in one academic year. The LLM degree program begins with an orientation and the first course--Introduction to Law--in August and concludes in May. During the course of the... [-]

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Cincinnati Law's Corporate Connections

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Contact

University of Cincinnati

Address UC College of Law 2540 Clifton Ave.
45221-0040 Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
Website https://www.law.uc.edu/admissions/llm
Phone +1 513-556-6805