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University of Utah / S.J. Quinney College of Law is located in Salt Lake City, UT, in an urban setting.
Degrees & Awards
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
Other Advanced Degrees
Earning Your Degree
Part-time study available?
Evening/weekend programs available?
Distance learning programs available?
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).
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
Entrance Exam For the Juris Doctor (J.D.)- Law School Admissions Test
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.
Application Fee - Domestic
Electronic applications accepted?
Applications processed on a rolling basis?
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
TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 100
Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Financial award applicants must submit:
Application deadlines for financial awards
Types of financial support available
Scholarship and/or loans
Total Graduate Students
International Breakout (representing other countries)
Black or African American
White or Caucasian
American Indian or Alaska Native
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Two or more races
Full-time - 44
Part-time - 53
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:
Location & Contact
383 University Street Salt Lake City, UT 84112-0730 United States