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Dean's Focus

Dean Hannah ArterianLaw school is an exciting and challenging enterprise. At Syracuse University College of Law, we are committed to assist each student admitted to our community. We have designed programs to counsel and mentor you. We recognize that undertaking your legal education represents a significant investment of your time, intellect and resources, and we want to ensure that you are engaged by your academic and professional environment.

As you know, law graduates are distinctly capable of engaging the issues most critical to any community. Through our academic program, our interdisciplinary and joint degree opportunities, our skills training and volunteer network, you will have the grounding to build your professional platform. And with the help of faculty and staff who care, you will succeed.

This website gives you some of the programs, the people and the places that form the heart of our institution, but we live in a dynamic environment - on the campus of a great University - as a law school with a long history and its eye on the future.

Fast Facts

  • Founded in 1895
  • Accredited by: American Bar Association (1923) and Association of American Law Schools (1900)
  • Faculty and Legal Writing Professors: 50 (44% women; 16% minority)
  • Total JD and LL.M. Student Enrollment: 620 (12% of upperclass students are joint degree candidates)

Meet the Class of 2016

  • Number enrolled: 196
  • Gender ratio: 44% Female; 56% Male
  • Students of Color: 24%
  • GPA
    • 75th Percentile: 3.45
    • 50th Percentile: 3.29
    • 25th Percentile: 3.06


Spotlight On

Train with London's Leading Legal Practitioners

Law in London

Syracuse University College of Law proudly offers some of the nation's longest-running Law in London programs, where students learn from London's leading legal practitioners. During an eight-week summer experience, students gain international exposure to clients, partner with professionals for personalized mentoring, and enjoy boundless cultural opportunities - in one of the world's most dynamic cities.

Who is Eligible?

Any full-time or part-time American or Canadian law student who is in good standing at his or her current institution is encouraged to apply. The program is approved by the ABA and is offered as part of the fully accredited curriculum of Syracuse University College of Law.

Apply Today!

February 15 is the deadline to apply for the summer Law in London experience. For more information, contact Associate Dean Chris Day at ccday@law.syr.edu or Associate Professor Aviva Abramovsky at aabramov@law.syr.edu.

Law in London Application