A World Class Program in a Welcoming Environment

  • One of the best value legal education, with average tuition & fees below $9,500 in 2016;
  • A common law and civil law faculty with an international profile;
  • The possibility to study the civil law in English;
  • One of the best comparative law libraries in the world;
  • Affordable housing and living costs;
  • A unique and friendly environment for international students;
  • A personable, small-group learning environment maximizing direct contact with faculty and immersion with U.S. students;
  • Number 8 best value law school in the United States.

Located in the capital city of Baton Rouge at the heart of the beautiful LSU campus, the Law Center is a national and international hub for teaching, research, and public service in all aspects of the law.

Since our founding in 1906, LSU Law has been recognized for academic excellence, an outstanding faculty, and integrated programs in civil and common law. When combined with an international and comparative law focus, we offer a truly global legal education.

Ranked among the top law schools in the United-States, LSU Law provides a rigorous yet personal legal education while providing students with the practical knowledge needed in today’s competitive legal market.

When you add the unique and distinct culture of Louisiana to the strong academic curriculum and personal attention of the Law Center, you get a program that can’t be beat.

A Program Meeting High Expectations at a Lower Cost

  • In the past seven years, our LL.M. New York Bar passage rate has been 100%, as compared to the national average of foreign educated candidates, which is less than 50%! Our passage rate for the Louisiana Bar is also 100%.
  • In 2016-2017, the average cost of tuition & fees paid by our LL.M. candidates does not exceed $9,500 for the entire year. This makes our LL.M. program one of the most affordable in the United States.

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