Make a lasting impact with a UW Law graduate degree

At the University of Washington School of Law, we believe in the power of a high-quality legal education, not just for the benefit of the individual, but for the countless people each legal professional — including you — will serve during their lifetime. We are innovative, compassionate and skilled problem-solvers.  Join us!

International students, apply by Feb. 15, 2021

Explore our graduate programs

The UW School of Law provides a rich and rigorous intellectual experience coupled with collegiality and hands-on education.

At UW Law, you will be able to tailor your legal education to your passion and make an impact in communities locally and globally.

Learn to address some of the most compelling and challenging areas of advanced legal study through our graduate programs. LEARN ABOUT OUR ACADEMIC PROGRAMS

Get support to approach the bar exam with confidence

Our comprehensive portfolio of bar-required courses prepares students to meet requirements necessary to take the Washington and New York bar exams. LEARN MORE ABOUT BAR PREP

Enjoy a responsive curriculum

With almost 200 courses and seminars in specialized areas of the law, our students learn both the law and the intellectual skills necessary for a successful legal career. Learn more about what we offer. EXPLORE THE CURRICULUM

Study with interdisciplinary leaders

You will have the opportunity to work with visiting scholars, researchers and legal policymakers who are participating in our research and teaching programs and conducting comparative research. READ ABOUT THE VISITING SCHOLARS PROGRAM

Learn in an innovation hub

UW Law is located in one of the most innovative and livable regions of the country. Our students have the opportunity to network with and learn from top practitioners in startups, law firms, NGOs and global corporations.

Connect with our alumni network

Our alumni equip students with intellectual tools and hands-on legal experience along their journeys to become practice-ready lawyers able to work in any field they choose. LEARN ABOUT OUR ALUMNI NETWORK

Become a UW Law Dawg

For international students:  Feb. 15, 2021

For U.S. students:
 Deadlines vary by program. Applicants for Asian & Comparative Law, Global Business Law, General Law and Sustainable International Development Law must apply by May 1. Applicants for Health Law, Intellectual Property Law and Taxation must submit a full application no later than July 1. LEARN MORE AND APPLY TODAY