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University of Washington School of Law
|University of Washington School of Law|
|Parent school||University of Washington|
|Dean||Kellye Y. Testy|
|Location||Seattle, WA, US|
|Faculty||50 (full time)|
99 (part time)
|Bar pass rate||87.5%|
|Undergrad. GPA 75th%||3.81|
|Median Undergrad. GPA||3.66|
|Undergrad. GPA 25th%||3.49|
|Annual tuition (subsidized)||$24,339|
|Annual tuition (unsubsidized)||$37,299|
|Basis for tuition subsidy||State residency|
|Outlines||0 (See List)|
The University of Washington School of Law is the law school of the University of Washington. It is generally regarded as the top law school in the Pacific Northwest, as well as one of the top thirty law schools in the United States, as ranked by US News and World Report.
It is a fully ABA-accredited law school, first established in 1899.
Degrees and Curriculum
J.D. students can also choose from one of six specializations. These include a concentration on Asian Law, Dispute Resolution, Environmental Law, Health Law, Intellectual Property, and International and Comparative Law. The Law School also offers the opportunity to undertake a concurrent degree program, for example, a J.D./M.B.A. dual-degree.
Advanced standing students with J.D. degrees can choose from an LL.M. degree in Intellectual Property Law and Policy, Taxation, or Law of Sustainable International Development. An LL.M. degree or Ph.D. degree is also available in Asian and Comparative Law.