Massachusetts' only public law schoolFrom flexible programs to personalized attention, there are many reasons to choose UMass Law. Admissions & AidLearn about admissions criteria and how to finance your education. AboutDiscover why UMass Law is right for you. AcademicsExplore our full-time and part-time programs and JD, JD/MBA, JD/MPP, and JD/MSW degrees. Smallest average 1L class sizes (MA) 2019-20 & 2020-21 combined 1st Public service jobs (New England, 2016-2021)2nd National enrollment growth 3rd Guaranteed clinic or internship placement100% Meet our students From favorite classes to outstanding opportunities: find out what our students love about UMass Law. News More News UMass Law salutes a “special” Class of 2022 Dean Eric Mitnick urges graduates to Pursue Justice “actively, vigorously, and urgently” UMass Law and Johnson & Wales University establish an accelerated undergraduate and law degree program New 3+3 agreement is the 14th partnership for the law school and the first outside MA UMass Law Associate Professor Jeremiah Ho receives top prize for LGBTQ legal scholarship Ho is one of four recipients of the Dukeminier Award from the Williams Institute at UCLA Law School UMass Law now accepts GRE test results for law school admission While most applicants continue to apply with the LSAT, the GRE option is expected to draw more diverse applicants, make law school admission more accessible, and reduce barriers to the legal profession. Features More Features The Human Rights at Home Clinic addresses critical legal issues through a human rights lens UMass law students work with underrepresented groups while gaining practical experience Katelyn Fisher, JD '22: At the intersection of law and science Lead Editor for UMass Law Review and intern at the MA Supreme Judicial Court plans a career in health law UMass Law 3L Norbert Mongeon transitions from 35-year arts management career to immigration law Former administrator at the Providence Performing Arts Center hopes to help immigrants live the American Dream For the fourth consecutive year, UMass Law wins award for civil legal aid advocacy in Talk to the Hill Equal Justice Coalition recognizes the exceptional participation of the law school as UMass Law participates for the seventh year Events More Events Aug 22 Aug 22 12:00AM OrientationFor more information, please contact UMass Law at 508.985.1149. Aug 29 Aug 29 12:00AM First Day of ClassesFor more information, please contact UMass Law at 508.985.1149. Sep 5 Sep 5 12:00AM No ClassesFor more information, please contact UMass Law at 508.985.1149. Sep 6 Sep 6 12:00AM Last Day Add/DropFor more information, please contact UMass Law at 508.985.1149.