At Denver Law, we balance academics with the outside world and help you focus on what matters to you: your career, your future and your life in law. Denver Law is dedicated to meeting your educational goals, whether you are a full-time student or a professional looking to advance your career.

Denver Law students have a wide range of interests, from public interest law to environmental policy and tax representation to legal administration.  We offer a traditional Juris Doctor (JD) program, a professional part-time JD program, four LLM degree options, including taxation, and four master's degree options, including taxation. 


Important Update

In response to COVID-19 concerns, much of the University of Denver staff will be working remotely, including Sturm College of Law's Admission staff. 

Our Admissions Team will still be available to respond to any question you may have. You can contact your individual counselor via email or email with any inquiries. Thank you for your understanding.


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Full-Time and Part-Time Options Available

specialize your legal knowledge through one of our six JD certificate programs 

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Tuition & Financial Aid

You want to earn a degree to invest in your future, and we will ensure you have access to the aid you need to finance your education goals. About 60 percent of our incoming JD students receive scholarships from Denver Law, with 87 percent receiving some form of aid. 

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JD Admissions Staff

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Iain Davis

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May Peterson

Graduate Enrollment Manager

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Noah Koester

Admissions Coordinator

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Master's & LLM Admissions Staff

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3 Top 10 Programs

What sets our graduates apart from others? Denver Law students don't just study law, they experience it. As a recognized leader in training practice-ready graduates, we have three specialty programs ranked in the top 10 by U.S. News & World Report

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Our global, innovative classroom curricula, hands-on educational experiences and location in one of the most dynamic cities in the nation give our JD students the advantage in the legal marketplace. Denver Law has earned an A+ in Practical Training from preLaw Magazine for three consecutive years, as well as an A for our Racial Justice offerings.

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As a private university dedicated to the public good, the University of Denver is nationally recognized leader in diversity, equity and inclusion. Denver Law's Veterans Advocacy Project supports those who served our country transitioning to civilian life. And, our Study Abroad programs in Italy, Spain and Sweden afford Sturm College of Law students to gain international experiences vital to success in the global marketplace.

Contact us to learn more about earning your degree at Denver Law.

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