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A wise investment

As the only public law school in Massachusetts, UMass Law offers an excellent, practical legal education at an affordable price. Our outstanding preparation and generous scholarships and fellowships mean you'll be able to pursue your passion in whatever field of law you choose.

Practical experience

At UMass Law, you will engage in the real-world practice of law as a law student. Our three-semester, practice-based Legal Skills curriculum prepares you for live-client opportunities through our field placement program or in one of our five legal clinics:

  • Community Development (business law)
  • Criminal Prosecution
  • Human Rights
  • Immigration Litigation
  • Mashpee Tribal Court

Community of scholars

You'll be part of a broadly diverse, supportive, and collaborative learning community. Our faculty dedicate time and resources to helping our students excel in and out of the classroom. As a result, our students have received national recognition for their accomplishments.

Reasons to choose UMass Law

Along with an exceptional, practical, and affordable legal education, UMass Law offers a flexible schedule and classes taught by experienced legal scholars in a welcoming learning community. Learn why you should choose UMass Law and join a new generation of lawyers who will pursue justice.


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