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S.J. Quinney College of Law

Salt Lake City, UT

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Overview

University of Utah / S.J. Quinney College of Law is located in Salt Lake City, UT, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Laws (LL M)
Master of Legal Studies (MLS)
Juris Doctor (JD) Certificate options in: business law, criminal law, environmental law and natural resources, international law, intellectual property law, litigation

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 4
Doctoral Degrees 85
Other Advanced Degrees 0

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam Master of Laws (LL.M.) ÔÇô No entrance requirement, though for domestic candidates the presumption is that the candidate sat for the Law School Admission Test (LSAT).
Thesis Required
A. U.S. Law Degree LL.M. candidates holding a U.S. law degree must complete the following: (1) a minimum of 18 credits in courses from the approved list of natural resources, environmental, international and related law courses, seminars and clinical work; and (2) at least one seminar requiring a major research and writing project (which may count
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam For the Juris Doctor (J.D.)- Law School Admissions Test
Thesis Required
1. Credit Hours and GPA A total of 88 semester hours of credit (90 hours of credit beginning with the class of 2022) with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 is required for graduation. No more than 18 semester hours of ungraded credit in residence may be counted toward the required 88 semester hours (90 hours beginning with the class of 2022) for graduation.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

761
Applied
311
Accepted
102
Enrolled
41%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 10th March 10th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam Master of Laws (LL.M.) ÔÇô No entrance requirement, though for domestic candidates the presumption is that the candidate sat for the Law School Admission Test (LSAT).
Master's Degree Requirements Master of Law (LL.M.) ÔÇô A prior law degree (J.D. or equivalent) is a requirement for admission to the program. Completed application R?®sum?® Non-refundable $60 application fee
Doctoral Degree Exam For the Juris Doctor (J.D.)- Law School Admissions Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Completed and digitally signed application for the J.D. program R?®sum?® Official transcripts for all of the applicantÔÇÖs higher education with degree conferral(s) Official Credential Assembly Service (CAS) report, including undergraduate and graduate (if applicable) transcripts showing the conferred degree(s)
Additional Entrance Requirements Master of Legal Studies Completed and digitally signed the application form for the MLS Program Nonrefundable application fee Official transcript(s) from all colleges and universities attended Resum?® or CV

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 100

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$29,245
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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 10
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

308
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 8.44%
Black or African American 4.22%
White or Caucasian 80%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.97%
Asian 3.57%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.32%
Two or more races 2.27%
Unknown 1.95%

Gender

Male (54%)
Female (45%)

Faculty

97
Total faculty
Full-time - 44
Part-time - 53
Male (57)
Female (40)

Research

Focus of faculty research: 1. Environmental Law and Policy 2. Health Law and Law and Biomedical Sciences 3. Criminal Law & Criminal Procedure 4. Intellectual Property Law 5. Media Law, Communications, and Disinformation
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
130,422

Location & Contact

Address 383 University Street
Salt Lake City, UT  84112-0730
United States
Contact Elizabeth Ann Kronk Warner
Dean and Professor of Law
Email: elizabeth.warner@law.utah.edu
Phone: 801-581-6571

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