Your Future. Your Community. Your OCU Law Experience.

Oklahoma City University School of Law is for you. Our supportive academic environment is intentionally designed to embrace diversity in all its forms. We see you. We’ll meet you where you are, whether you’re fresh from your undergrad experience or you’ve decided to follow your law school dreams with some real-life experience under your belt. We have one goal: to prepare you to practice.

While we’re intentionally diverse, the OCU Law community shares a common set of values, including our work ethic, energy, humanity, respect for one another, sound judgment, motivation, grit, curiosity, conscience and seriousness of purpose.

Sound like you?

You’ve Got Options

From full-time to part-time to dual degrees, OCU Law degree tracks are designed to fit your life and your future, helping you achieve your highest potential.

Juris Doctor (J.D.)

Your J.D. academic experience at OCU Law is powered by a refreshing blend of practical experience and stimulating coursework, providing unique opportunities to both study and engage in the law.

Forge your Academic Foundation

OCU Law brings together a solid foundation of knowledge and skills, preparing students to become forward-thinking innovators, problem-solvers and leaders. Rigorous academics for your career in the real world.

Learn from the Best

Study with faculty who are leading legal scholars, active practitioners and state and federal judges — all leaders in their fields. You will collaborate with OCU Law faculty in a dynamic exchange of ideas within a nurturing and supportive learning environment.

Hours of pro bono service

Provided by OCU Law students annually

Externship opportunities

Available now. Apply today.

National competition teams

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Access to free tutors

for 1L students

Hundreds of Experiential Learning Opportunities Set OCU Law Apart

Experience is the best preparation. It starts in the classroom and from there it’s all up to you. You’ll find a wide range of simulation courses, externships, pro bono opportunities, clinics, competitions (writing, litigation, transactional) and more.

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Get out of the Classroom and onto the Case

From helping families facing eviction to providing business start-up assistance to local entrepreneurs, OCU Law students gain hands-on experience providing critical legal services to real clients through a variety of clinic opportunities.

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Explore Professional Interests

With our downtown location, OCU Law students have unmatched access to government agencies, corporate headquarters and city, state and federal courts for externship opportunities in a variety of practice areas. In addition, students interested in Native American law can explore placements at Oklahoma’s tribal governments.

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Sharpen your Skills

Improve your analytical, research, writing and oral advocacy skills through healthy competition with your peers. OCU Law students participate in both litigation and transactional competitions including moot court and mock trial, negotiation, mediation and client counseling.

OCU Law provides so many different opportunities for its students. Whether it’s taking a class from an adjunct professor who is a judge, hosting alumni social events or completing an externship, OCU focuses on helping us create connections within the legal community.

– Nikki Erece

Class of 2024 | Military Law | Hilo, Hawaii

OCU Law has impacted my professional and academic career in such a positive way through the countless opportunities for growth. With such a rigorous and rewarding program, OCU Law shapes the future of up-and-coming attorneys, springboarding each student into the practice with the knowledge, skills and experience necessary to be successful.

– Blake Bush

Class of 2024 | Commercial Law/Transactional Law | Allen, Texas

Attending Oklahoma City University School of Law has significantly enriched my life, providing immense value. I am grateful for the dedication and commitment demonstrated by the faculty and staff, who have guided students like myself, expanded my knowledge and fostered my personal growth.

– Priscilla Villanueva

Class of 2024 | Appellate Law or Civil Law | Dallas, Texas

This journey is one that you’ll remember for a lifetime—the memories, friends, experiences. It’s a journey that allows you to watch yourself change and grow for three years.

– Andrew Woods

Class of 2024 | IP Copyright/Trademark Law | Houston, Texas

Roadmap to Success

At OCU Law, your success is our top priority. Your journey to the Bar begins day one, and we’ll support you every step of the way. Our Academic Achievement team will ease your transition to law school providing resources from study groups to individual academic counseling. We’ll help you conquer law school, and the Bar  — setting you up for a lifetime of professional success.

Ready to earn your legal degree in the heart of Oklahoma City?