University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign

College of Law



515 East Gregory Drive

801 South Wright Street

Champaign, IL 61820

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

LL.M.- Master of Laws, J.S.D. - Doctor of Juridical Science

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Our LL.M. program is a 1 academic year long program with admission in the fall only. LL.M. students take their law classes with J.D. students and courses are chosen from the general law course curriculum. 8 units of coursework are required for graduation with only 1 required course, "Introduction to U.S. Law".Our J.S.D. program normally takes a minimum of two to three years, including two semesters of residence credit. This program provides students who primarily intend to pursue an academic career an opportunity for extended study, research, and scholarly writing.


The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is fully accredited by the American Bar Association.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 40,000+

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