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Elevating Legal Education


 Welcome to the University of Wyoming College of Law!

We offer an outstanding legal education at one of the lowest tuition rates in the country. Located in the Rocky Mountains only a short drive from Denver, the UW College of Law is known for its top programs, intimate family-like atmosphere, innovative skills training, affordability, and overall student satisfaction. 

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Small Class Sizes and Expert Faculty

Dedicated scholars and prolific writers, the College of Law faculty's dedication to research is matched by their commitment to teaching.The Small class sizes promote student-faculty interactions & open doors to new opportunities. >>>

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Experiential Learning

The College of Law houses 8 Clinics & Practicums, a robust externship program, and a variety of simulation courses. Students in these programs benefit from hands-on experience and real world practice before entry into the legal profession. >>>

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Consistently named as one of the nation's "Best Value" law schools, the University of Wyoming College of Law offers exceptional instruction at a price that enables our students to graduate with considerably less debt than at most other law schools. >>>

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Academic Programs

In partnership with other departments on campus, the College of law allow students to pursue their Juris Doctor (J.D.) in conjunction with their master’s degree in one of three different fields, a certificate program, and a traditional Juris Doctor. >>>


The UW College of Law was named a top school for International Law, in the Winter 2023 issue of PreLaw Magazine.



The UW College of Law is ranked 6th on the list of 20 Most Affordable Law Schools 2021 by Best Value Schools.

UW College of Law given an  A- rating as a Best Value law school in PreLaw Magazine's Fall 2022 issue.


University of Wyoming College of Law given an A- Rating in Child and Family Law and named one of the Most Moderate law schools in the Fall 2022 issue of PreLaw Magazine. 



Selected as an outstanding law school by The Princeton Review.  The education services company recently named the school to its list of Best Law Schools for 2023.



UW College of Law named one of the best schools for practical training, a top school for Environmental Law, in the Spring 2022 issue of PreLaw Magazine.


UW College of Law named in the top 20 law schools to increase in first-year enrollment, at 19.7%, in 2021 by National Jurist Magazine.




FEATURED NEWS: Read about student and faculty highlights, featured events, current news, or visit the archives! Subscribe to follow the eDocket News Blog >>> 


EVENTS CALENDAR: Visit our calendar for up-and-coming events, Continuing Legal Education opportunities, and more! >>>




The George Hopper Law Library provides access to exceptional resources, legal databases, and research assistance from skilled and knowledgeable law librarians and professors. >>>


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We’re pleased to announce a new joint endowment fund between the College of Law and the Wyoming State Bar to promote rural practice of law in Wyoming, and the placement of our graduates in rural Wyoming towns.  The Wyoming State Bar Rural Practice Opportunity Fund is now accepting donations, and we thank you in advance for your generosity.

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