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Get started on your journey to your JD. As a WashULaw student, you will learn the tools and gain the critical thinking skills you need to make a real impact through the law.

JD Student Spotlight

JD Student Spotlight

Tyrique Wilson | JD Candidate, 2019

"WashULaw is a place marked by a collegial culture, engaged faculty, and progressive ideas. The lofty themes and representations pitched to me as an applicant have all proved true. Both the law school and university at-large offer its students global opportunities while providing mid-western comfort. I will cherish my time here forever."

JD Student Sarah Tietz

Sarah J. Tietz
JD Candidate 2019

"The professors I’ve had at WashULaw are not only experts in their field, but are also so invested in my success inside and outside the classroom. They are always willing to meet with me and help me better understand the class material, prep me for interviews, and discuss my career path."

WashULaw student Ernest Zhu - JD Candidate 2020.

Ernest Zhu | JD Candidate 2020

"As an international student and a member of the LGBTQ community, I have never felt that I'm treated differently by any faculty members or classmates. No place is free of bias but WashULaw is a place where students don't have to worry about potential problems caused by their identities. The administration is also very receptive to suggestions and as a member of Student Bar Association, I have personally witnessed changes made based on student input.The 1L classes prepared me well for the judicial internship this summer. Be open-minded to all perspectives and you'll thrive here."

JD Student Sarah Tietz
WashULaw student Ernest Zhu - JD Candidate 2020.

Over 80% of our law students receive scholarships.

Scholarships & Fellowships

All admitted WashULaw students are automatically considered for a variety of scholarships. Scholarships are guaranteed for the full three years of study regardless of academic performance. Students are also eligible for federal financial aid.

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Tuition & Financial Aid

In addition to scholarships and fellowships, WashULaw students may take advantage of funds under the Stafford Loan program and the Grad PLUS Loan program.

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