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University of Notre Dame

The Law School

Notre Dame, IN

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University of Notre Dame

Overview

University of Notre Dame / The Law School is located in Notre Dame, IN.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Laws (LL M) International and comparative law
Doctor of Juridical Science (JSD) Human rights
Juris Doctor (JD) Law
Master of Laws (LL M) Human rights

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 26
Doctoral Degrees 173

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Required
1-year residency
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam LSAT (for JD)
Thesis Required
2-year residency (for JSD)

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

2,797
Applied
897
Accepted
223
Enrolled
32%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 15th March 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam LSAT (for JD)
Doctoral Degree Requirements LL M (for JSD)

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 28
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

646
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
99%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 9.29%
Black or African American 4.33%
White or Caucasian 64%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.46%
Asian 6.81%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 3.56%
Unknown 3.41%

Gender

Male (54%)
Female (45%)

Faculty

116
Total faculty
Full-time - 56
Part-time - 60
Male (75)
Female (41)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Constitutional structure; international law (public and private); law and religion; land, energy, and environmental law; intellectual property, including patent, copyright, and trademark law
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 780
Notre Dame, IN  46556-0780
United States
Contact Ms. Nell Jessup Newton
Dean
Email: nell.newton@nd.edu
Phone: 574-631-6789
Fax: 574-631-8400