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Our Innovative curriculum cultivates practical skills as well as a deep understanding of the profession.

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Dean’s Greeting

“Welcome to Indiana Law! I am pleased that you are considering applying to our school.”

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Your Community, Your Challenge

Indiana Law offers courses in every area of U.S. law, joint degree programs, an innovative first-year experience that helps you chart your future, and real-world opportunities that put your emerging legal skills to the test.

We offer a highly ranked Doctor of Jurisprudence (JD) and graduate legal studies programs that are in the top tier of American law schools. Indiana Law has a student body of nearly 700 with students from 200 undergraduate schools in the United States and abroad.

Doctor of Jurisprudence (JD)

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Today’s lawyers are expected to provide civic and political leadership and to devote time to the public interest. The Indiana Law Doctor of Jurisprudence (JD) prepares students for legal careers by emphasizing the development of reasoning ability and interpersonal, verbal, and writing skills.

Students also have the opportunity to partake in real-world experiences through clinics, externships, and internships; study abroad; pursue a joint degree; or choose a special area of focus. No matter which JD path you choose at Indiana Law, you and your classmates will prepare for the future in a collaborative, collegial environment.

LLM, MCL, SJD, and PhD

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Indiana Law’s Graduate Legal Studies Program has a global reputation for excellence that is strengthened by a broad curriculum; an accessible, renowned faculty; and a beautiful, historic campus in one of the safest and most scenic areas of the Midwestern United States. The Graduate Legal Studies program is designed primarily for international students and students must have a JD or equivalent to be considered for admission.

Indiana Law offers a certificate program and the following primary graduate degree programs:

Individual course counseling enables every student to develop a unique course of study, making this major research university a first choice for internationally educated lawyers and legal scholars.