Study Abroad


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. We offer an intimate and distinctive legal education while drawing on the resources of a major research university. An academic enterprise that prides itself on its:

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 identity. At Cincinnati 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.

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.


JD Programs
The University of Cincinnati’s JD degree program features nine areas of study, student fellowships, and real-world learning with the Cincinnati Law community. Among the many reasons to attend UC Law’s JD program is our dedication to helping students. From the admissions process through enrollment and earning your degree, our staff and faculty are committed to providing you the first-class education that we’re nationally recognized for. With a JD from Cincinnati Law, you’ll be prepared and ready to launch your career as a litigator, defender, negotiator, advocate, counselor, or decision-maker. You will join an illustrious network of alumni with successful careers from business and government to management, consulting, media, politics, and education.

Master of Laws (LLM)
The University of Cincinnati’s Master of Laws (LLM) in U.S. Law program offers a nationally recognized education with the possibility to transfer into our JD program after graduation. The LLM degree can be completed in as little as nine months, and with an 8:1 student-to-faculty ratio, our students benefit from increased, personalized support from professors. Graduates emerge fluent in the U.S. law system and ready to advance their careers.
Our tuition is one of the lowest for a U.S. LLM program, and we offer generous scholarships as well.
We offer nine professional pathways for LLM students to focus on:

• Business and Entrepreneurship Law
• Criminal Law
• Environmental and Energy Law
• General and Small Practice
• Health Law
• Innovation, Technology and Intellectual Property Law
• International Law
• Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution
• Public Interest Law

Certificate Programs

Find out just how much of a difference one semester can make when you pursue one of Cincinnati Law’s practical and inspiring certificate programs. Certificates are ideal for students passionate about the law or endlessly curious about the workings of the U.S. legal system. They can also expand opportunities for graduate students who want to beef up their resumes and foreign-trained lawyers who want to improve their global expertise.
The UC College of Law has certificate programs available for:
• non-lawyers who work in fields where legal knowledge would enhance their occupational success and satisfaction;
• graduate students in other disciplines;
• lawyers who would like to learn more and gain skills to enhance their legal practices; and foreign-trained lawyers.

Robert S. Marx Library
The Robert S. Marx Library serves the research and legal information needs of the College of Law. It “embraces the educational and scholarly missions of the University of Cincinnati College of Law is providing high quality access to information resources and by offering comprehensive information services to the college and its extended community.” The library reading room has a capacity of 300 and the collection is numbered at 12, 000 volumes approximately.

University of Cincinnati
College of Law
2540 Clifton Ave
Cincinnati OH 45221
Phone: 513-556-6805

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