Top 15 Reasons to Attend Our Law School


  • High
    Employment
    Rate
    Oklahoma City University School of Law has been named in the top 25% of all law schools nationwide due to the employment rate of our graduates. Currently, our employment rate is 93.4%.

  • Personal Attention from Faculty

    Before your first year orientation, you will be assigned a faculty advisor who will be there to offer you advice and provide support during your entire time in law school.


  • Flexible
    Schedule
    Options

    You have various obligations and preferences and need a law school experience that fits you. For this reason, we offer three distinct schedule options: day classes, part-time, and full-time.


  • Skills
    Integration Courses
    Our skills integration courses are mixed with traditional doctrinal teaching for an educational experience that uniquely blends theory with real-world experience.


  • Pro Bono & Externship Opportunities

    We offer more than 85 externship placements in the areas of government practice, judicial, litigation practice, and Native American law. Our pro bono opportunities include Pro Se Waiver Divorce Docket and our Bankruptcy Project.


  • Prep Course Before Classes Begin

    The Legal Analysis prep course is a week long, small group program that prepares students to effectively read and brief legal opinions, while also giving them an idea of what their first year courses will be like. Taught the week before classes begin, the Legal Analysis counts as your first hour of credit.


  • 24-Hour
    Law Library Access

    Unique to Oklahoma City University School of Law, our law library is open around the clock. You can study in a quiet, safe environment and always on your schedule.


  • New! Center on Homeland Security

    The Judge Alfred P. Murrah Center for Homeland Security Law & Policy examines the unique legal issues central to protecting and securing our nation, with a focus on the prevention of domestic terrorism.


  • Variety of
    Certificate Programs

    Our certificate programs focus on a variety of specialities, such as American Indian Law, Business Law, and our Energy and Natural Resources Law Certificate, which sets graduates apart from the competition by making them practice-ready for employers.


  • Free Microsoft Office and IT Services

    Our law school offers free software and hardware assistance onsite for all personal electronic devices, including tablets, phones, and computers. We also offer free Microsoft Office to all law students.


  • First and Only Innocence Project in Oklahoma

    In August 2011, Oklahoma City University School of Law launched the state’s only Innocence Project that works to identify and remedy wrongful convictions. Partici- pating in the clinic gives students hands-on experience with the criminal justice system through their work to exonerate defendants imprisoned for crimes they did not commit.


  • Conquer
    the Bar
    Exam

    Once law school is complete, students face one of the biggest milestones in their legal careers: the Bar exam. We are here to ease the pressure and help you transition into a successful career after law school by offering a free Bar prep course and lunch on the days of the exam.


  • Life in
    Oklahoma
    City

    Our city enjoys the lowest unemployment rate of any major metropolitan area in the country, was named the #1 city in the country in which to start a business, and has been named #23 in the top 50 cities in America by Bloomberg’s Businessweek. Our downtown has undergone a renaissance, our river has become an Olympic training venue, and our Oklahoma City Thunder is one of the best teams in the NBA.


  • A Week Off Class to Prepare for Finals

    We call it Dead Week. Right before final exams, students get one week off from class to dedicate time solely to preparing for their tests. Free snacks and coffee are also provided in the law library during finals time.


  • Access to
    Legal Professionals

    Our location in the heart of OKC puts us within minutes of the State Capitol, governmental agencies, downtown law firms, energy companies, and the state and federal courthouses, making externships, employment, and volunteer opportunities easily available. However, our networking opportunities don’t end there. With alumni in all 50 states, District of Columbia and 6 countries, students have connections outside of Oklahoma before even graduating.

If you have specific questions or would like to schedule a visit, contact our admissions office at 405-208-5354 or email lawadmit@okcu.edu.

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