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Penn State Law Admissions

In academic year 2014-15, Penn State Law will operate as a unified, two-campus law school. Beginning with students admitted in fall 2015, the two campuses will operate as separate law schools. The two schools in cooperation will continue to provide a unified JD program to upper-level students who entered the law school before fall 2015.


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    Prepare for a legal career at one of the world’s best research institutions.


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    Study with top scholars in the field and gain mastery of the U.S. legal system.


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    Engage in meaningful scholarship and earn the highest degree in law.


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  • Legal English and Legal Communication classes for law and business professionals worldwide.



The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act and Pennsylvania Act of 1988 require that crime statistics for Pennsylvania colleges and universities be made available to applicants upon request.  Penn State’s combined Annual Security and Annual Fire Safety Report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus, in certain off-campus buildings owned or controlled by the University, and on public property within or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus.  The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as those concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and other matters.  You may obtain this information for the Penn State campus to which you are applying by accessing the website at A printed copy of the report may be obtained by writing to University Police & Public Safety, The Pennsylvania State University, Eisenhower Parking Deck, University Park, PA 16802-6703 or by calling (814) 865-1864.