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University of Pennsylvania

Law School

Philadelphia, PA

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University of Pennsylvania

Overview

University of Pennsylvania / Law School is located in Philadelphia, PA.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Juris Doctor/Doctor of Education (JD/Ed D)
Juris Doctor/Master of Computer and Information Technology (JD/MCIT)
Juris Doctor/Master of Science in Engineering (JD/MSE)
Juris Doctor/Master of Bioethics (JD/MBE)
Juris Doctor/Doctor of Dental Medicine (JD/DMD)
Juris Doctor (JD)
Juris Doctor/Master of Business Administration (JD/MBA)
Juris Doctor/Master of Science in Education (JD/MS Ed)
Juris Doctor/Master of Public Administration (JD/MPA)
Juris Doctor/Master of Social Work (JD/MSW)
Juris Doctor/Doctor of Medicine (JD/MD)
Juris Doctor/Master of Science (JD/MS)
Juris Doctor/Master of Laws (JD/LL M)
Juris Doctor/Master of Environmental Studies (JD/MES)
Doctor of Juridical Sciences (SJD)
Juris Doctor/Master of Science in Social Policy (JD/MSSP)
Juris Doctor/Master of Arts (JD/MA)
Juris Doctor/Master of City Planning (JD/MCP)
Juris Doctor/Master of Public Health (JD/MPH)
Juris Doctor/Doctor of Philosophy (JD/PhD)
Master of Laws (LL M)
Master of Comparative Law (LL CM)
Master of Law (ML)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 256

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
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam LSAT (for JD)
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

5,601
Applied
986
Accepted
234
Enrolled
18%

Applying

80
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 1st March 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam LSAT (for JD)

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Recommended
IELTS: Recommended

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

736
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.52%
Black or African American 6.66%
White or Caucasian 55%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.27%
Asian 10.6%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 4.21%
Unknown 10.05%

Gender

Male (52%)
Female (47%)

Faculty

246
Total faculty
Full-time - 100
Part-time - 146
Male (158)
Female (88)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Administrative law and regulation, business and corporate law, civil procedure, Constitutional law, criminal law, environmental law, health law, intellectual property and technology law, international and comparative law, law and economics, legal history, philosophy, tax law and policy
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
649,303

Location & Contact

Address 3501 Sansom Street
Philadelphia, PA  19104
United States
Contact Theodore W. Ruger
Dean
Phone: 215-898-7463
Fax: 215-573-2025