Degree Requirements

To graduate with a Juris Doctor degree, a student must:

  • Complete and pass all required courses
  • Complete 90 semester hours
  • Complete the public service requirement, the upper level writing requirement, and the professional skills/experiential coursework requirement.
  • Hold a cumulative grade point average of no less than 2.3.
  • Earn all credits within 84 months (7 years).

Please find a comprehensive PDF version of the JD degree plan here.

Sturm College of Law
University of Denver
2255 E. Evans Avenue
Denver, CO 80208