Admissions

Preparing for the leaders of tomorrow

The credentials and accomplishments of our alumni speak to the rigor of our curriculum, our focus on excellence, and to the calibre of the students who complete an JD, LLM or PhD at the University of Alberta. Students seeking admission to the Faculty of Law should possess high academic standing and a willingness to challenge themselves intellectually.

Our degrees are highly regarded credentials, built upon a strong foundational curriculum consisting of core courses with a wide range of specialties that encourage wider theoretical inquiries;

Our renowned faculty members are outstanding and approachable educators and scholars who have authored many textbooks and who produce publications that impact both the policy and practice of law nationally and internationally;

Our collegial student body consists of a plethora of opportunities for involvement, making law school feel like a community. Our student-focused support systems, such as outstanding financial aid, a Career Development Office, and Student Services, facilitate holistic student success;

Our nearly century-long tradition of excellence has produced many successful graduates, including three Justices of Canada and a Chief Justice, a host of provincial and federal politicians, and numerous legal visionaries. Our excellence continues with the support of our alumni, friends, and donors, leading to outstanding facilities, support systems, and other developments designed to enhance the experience for future law students;

We are situated in a remarkable university, which is one of Canada’s leading research-intensive universities with a student population of over 35,000, and a vibrant and scenic city with a population of nearly 1 million, an expansive citywide park system, diverse cultural communities, and a strong economy.

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