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The UW School of Law provides a rich and rigorous intellectual experience coupled with collegiality and hands-on education. Our students learn to address some of the most compelling and challenging areas of advanced legal study.

Our graduate programs are now accepting applications for classes that begin in September 2022. Explore the programs:

Application deadlines

For international students: Feb. 15, 2022
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.

Attend a virtual open house

Get to know our graduate programs at our upcoming virtual open house: 6 p.m. (Seattle time) Thursday, Feb. 10, 2022. Feel free to bring your questions about the application process.

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Bar exam support

Our comprehensive portfolio of bar-required courses prepares students to meet requirements necessary to take various bar exams, including Washington, New York and California. Learn more about Bar Prep

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. Explore the curriculum

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

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


For more information about our graduate programs, email gradlaw@uw.edu or call 206.543.2283.