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Why CWRU Law?

A Model Law School: We are nationally recognized for our innovative curriculum. preLaw magazine ranks us 9th in the nation for delivering the best practical training.

Expert Faculty: Our law faculty are ranked 30th in the nation in scholarly impact. They are noted experts in their fields, and their first priority is the success of our students.

Proud History: We were one of the first schools accredited by the American Bar Association and have a long-standing commitment to diversity. We admitted our first Black student in our first class in 1892. Famed civil rights attorney Fred Gray is one of our graduates. This year marks the 50th anniversary of our Black Law Students Association chapter, one of the oldest in the country.

Dual Degrees: We offer our students the opportunity to pursue ten dual degrees across our university including with our top ranked business, medical and social work schools. We also offer concurrent degree programs with prestigious partner schools in England, France, and Spain.

Highly Ranked Programs: Our Health Law program is the oldest in the country and ranked 9th by U.S. News & World Report. We also earned high ranks for our programs in International Law (24th in the nation) and Intellectual Property Law (Top 25% in the nation).

Excellence Across the Spectrum: preLaw magazine ranks us as a “Top School” for Health Law (A+), International Law (A+), Intellectual Property Law (A+), Environmental Law (A), Trial Advocacy and Litigation (A), Business and Corporate Law (A), Criminal Law (A-), Human Rights Law (A-), Public Policy (A-) and 9th best in the nation in Public Interest Law.

Affordable Education: We are ranked 5th in the nation for financial aid. This ranking is based both on the support we provide during the award process and the generosity of our financial aid offers.

National Reach: Over two thirds of our students come from outside Ohio and over two thirds of our alumni live and work outside the state.

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Case Western Reserve University
School of Law
11075 East Boulevard,
Cleveland, OH 44106
p: 216-368-3600

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