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University of Pittsburgh

School of Law

Pittsburgh, PA

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University of Pittsburgh

Overview

University of Pittsburgh / School of Law is located in Pittsburgh, PA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Studies in Law (MSL)
(Certificate)
Juris Doctor (JD)
Juris Doctor/Master of International Development (JD/MID)
Juris Doctor/Master of Arts Management (JD/MAM)
Juris Doctor/Master of Public Administration (JD/MPA)
Juris Doctor/Master of Public and International Affairs (JD/MPIA)
Doctor of Juridical Sciences (SJD)
Juris Doctor/Master of Science in Public Policy and Management (JD/MSPPM)
Juris Doctor/Master of Business Administration (JD/MBA)
Juris Doctor/Master of Social Work (JD/MSW)
Juris Doctor/Master of Public Health (JD/MPH)
Juris Doctor/Master of Arts (JD/MA)
Master of Laws (LL M)

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Seminar paper
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam LSAT
Dissertation (for SJD); 88 credit hours (for JD)

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,713
Applied
533
Accepted
140
Enrolled
31%

Applying

65
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline April 1st April 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Law degree from foreign university (for LL M)
Doctoral Degree Exam LSAT

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 100

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

405
Total Graduate Students
2%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.41%
Black or African American 7.65%
White or Caucasian 64%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.25%
Asian 5.19%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2.96%
Unknown 9.88%

Gender

Male (52%)
Female (47%)

Faculty

163
Total faculty
Full-time - 47
Part-time - 116
Male (112)
Female (51)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Civil and criminal justice, Constitutional law, health law, international law, law and society
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 4200 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA  15260
United States
Contact Mr. William M. Carter Jr.
Dean
Email: william.carter@law.pitt.edu
Phone: 412-648-1401
Fax: 412-648-2647

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