University of Minnesota Law School

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University of Minnesota Law School

Student facts

Each year many students participate in the LEAD program, gaining valuable legal English and law school skills before starting the LLM program.

International students

  • China
  • Saudi Arabia
  • South Korea
  • Taiwan
  • Thailand
  • Turkey

Study location

Minneapolis is the largest city in the state of Minnesota and one half of the „Twin Cities“. The Minneapolis - St. Paul metro area is home to a nationally renowned park system with hundreds of miles of trails and an amazing chain of lakes, the largest theater community outside New York, and an internationally renowned music scene. Add to that distinctive neighborhoods, numerous professional sports teams, and a new light rail system just steps from the Law School’s front door which provides ready access to a major international airport, as well as federal, state and local courts, and the state capitol.


Two large off-campus housing complexes are across the street from the law school.
No university housing is designated for law students.

Club & Society

Approximately 40 law student organizations; past LLMs have joined Asylum Law Project, Asian Pacific American Law Student Association, Black Law Students Association, Human Rights Advocacy Project, Theatre of the Relatively Talentless, Law Council, Student Intellectual Property Law Association, and more.

Leisure activities

On-campus recreation and wellness center, more than 40+ law student organizations, award-winning public parks and trails, hundreds of restaurants around the metro area, award-winning public transit system.

Support for parents/disabled people

All University of Minnesota buildings are fully accessible. All Minnesota Law students have access to the University Disability Resource Center to provide accommodations as needed within classrooms and around campus. On-campus housing is available for students who have children.


University of Minnesota Alumni Association

Ratio female/male students


Average age