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School of Law

Your Journey Starts Here

We're a law school on the rise with a welcoming atmosphere, a commitment to providing practical legal training and the flexibility to offer you a variety of ways to earn your degree.

Decide on the J.D. Program that best fits your needs, whether it's a Traditional J.D., our Accelerated J.D. or our Online Hybrid J.D.

By The Numbers

Top 25%

out of all law schools in full-time bar pass required and J.D. advantage positions for the Class of 2022


overall bar passage rate for Class of 2023 first-time takers

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Get To Know Us

School of Law

Keller Hall
300 College Park
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 2760

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See what makes the University of Dayton School of Law a special place to earn your law degree.

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See what makes the University of Dayton School of Law a special place to earn your law degree.

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LL.M. & M.S.L. Programs

Explore our graduate law degree programs that allow you to take classes on campus or online to earn your LL.M. or M.S.L. degree, including an M.S.L. in Government Contracting.

A New Direction

Discover Dayton Law

See what our students say about their time in law school and learn more about what you can expect.

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What To Expect In Law School

Watch this video to hear from students about what you should know before entering law school.

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Take Classes Online

See how our Online Hybrid J.D. combines live online classes and interactive coursework with learning experiences on campus.

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Program Spotlight

Human Rights Collaborative

Find out how you can transform lives through our partnership with the UD Human Rights Center.

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Leadership Honors Program

Discover how you can be in the next generation of lawyer-leaders with our Leadership Honors Program.

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Program In Law & Technology

See how you can be at the forefront of the law and technology with our cutting-edge courses.

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Videos: Get the Best View

Don't just read about Dayton Law. Check out a few of our many videos about life at the law school and see for yourself the exciting opportunities that await.


The University of Dayton School of Law and Air Force Research Laboratory have renewed an online program for government employees to learn how to prevent the loss of intellectual property and data rights vital to economic and national security.

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Law 03.28.23

See how Michele Reynolds is able to balance law classes with her role as a legislator.

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Law 03.15.23

See why Simeon Lyons ’19 decided to use his law degree to serve in the U.S. Army JAG Corps.

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Law 01.11.23

See how 3L Chelcie Barnett’s interests in science and the law led her to the School of Law’s Hanley Sustainability Collaborative.

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Law 02.08.23

See why it’s what came with the scholarship that really got Katie Wilkie’s attention.

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Law 01.04.23

See how Daniel Rafferty ’22 is starting his legal career clerking for a unique court.

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Law 11.09.22

See how the strong connections one graduate made while at the University of Dayton School of Law helped her get exactly where she wanted to go.

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Law 10.19.22

Taylor Gillespie ‘20 combined the skills she learned as a rower with her passion for the law to chart a course to a job where she can make a difference.

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Law 09.07.22

Emma Compton '20 is using what she learned in law school to help the NFL franchise score victories off the field as well.

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