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Located in the capital city of Baton Rouge, along the banks of the Mississippi River, Louisiana State University Law Center is a national and international hub for teaching, research, and public service in all aspects of the law. Baton Rouge is the second largest city in Louisiana and only a 90-minute drive away from the historical city of New Orleans.

LSU Law offers a firm foundation in American law and boasts the only law school in the nation that has a fully integrated common law and civil law legal education. When combined with a comparative law focus, LL.M. graduates leave LSU with a truly global legal education and the skills needed in today’s competitive legal market.

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Why Choose LSU Law?

  • Generous merit-based scholarship opportunities
  • Opportunity to work in the U.S. for up to 18 months (for J-1 students)
  • A rigorous yet personable learning environment
  • Eligibility to sit for the New York State Bar ExamLL.M. students posing during a Wine and Cheese reception in the Tucker Room
  • Top 10 worldwide LL.M. program for Energy Law
    for 2019 (LLM Guide website)
  • Experience Louisiana’s unique and vibrant culture
  • Affordable housing and low cost of living

Best Value American LL.M. Program

  • On average, the cost of tuition and fees paid by our LL.M. candidates is below $10,000 for the entire year. This makes our LL.M. program one of the most affordable in the United States.
  • While the average passage rate of foreign-educated test-takers on the New York Bar Exam is less than 50 percent, in the past eight years, our LL.M. passage rate has been close to 100 percent. Our passage rate
    for the Louisiana Bar Exam is also close to 100 percent.

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Our 2019-2020 LL.M. application is now closed.