The University of Wisconsin Law School is the perfect place to experience a world-class legal education. Our commitment to experiential learning and our Law-in-Action approach ensures that our students learn how the law evolves to address real-world problems and how they might be able to improve our justice system for everyone in our community.

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We are located in the heart of the UW–Madison campus, just down the street from the bustle of Capitol Square in one of the top-rated cities to live in the U.S.

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With our renowned faculty, dynamic curriculum and extensive clinical programs, you will find an unparalleled wealth of experiences alongside students who are diverse in many ways. 

Why Wisconsin?

Equal Justice

Equal justice under the law is at the core of our educational mission, which makes UW Law a fitting choice for students who want to make a difference in people's lives.

Clinical Programs

We have one of the largest clinical programs in the country, which allows students to work with real clients under the supervision of practicing attorneys.

Diploma Privilege

Wisconsin’s diploma privilege is the only one in the country that allows graduates to be admitted to the bar in Wisconsin and federal courts without taking a bar exam, as long as they meet specific course requirements and character and fitness standards.


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