Choosing Penn State Law means you will meet bright and accomplished people from all walks of life. You will share classes with LL.M. students from around the world, all of whom are attorneys in their home countries. You will learn from outstanding professors who focus their careers on civil rights, nuclear disarmament, equality, and diplomacy. You will have the opportunity to work on causes and movements that interest you—some of which you may not even be aware of yet—and in one of our nine in-house legal clinics.
Penn State Law is home to a variety of student organizations such as the Black Law Students Association, the Latino/a Law Students Association, Minority Law Students Association, Jewish Legal Society, J. Reuben Clark Law Society, Military Law Caucus, OutLaw, and Women’s Law Caucus.
Penn State University has been
- Ranked 12th in the nation for its international student enrollment (6,075 in University Park and 6,621 University-wide) by the Institute of International Education’s annual Open Doors Project in 2013
- Selected as a recipient of the 2013 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award, given to 56 colleges and universities that have exceptional strategies and programs to help achieve diversity and inclusion across campus
- Recognized with consistently high LGBT-friendly campus ratings by Campus Pride, a national nonprofit organization conducting the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender-friendly Campus Climate Index
- A Framework to Foster Diversity at Penn State: 2010-2015
- The Report Hate @ Penn State campaign — This Web site provides students, faculty, staff, alumni, and guests with a Penn State User ID with a Web form for reporting acts of hate or intolerance that occur at Penn State.
- Explore Law
- Center for Women Students
- LGBTA Student Resource Center
- Paul Robeson Cultural Center
- PSU Diversity Events Calendar
- Information on Educational Equity
- Affirmative Action Office
- Penn State Commission on Racial/Ethnic Diversity
- Zero Tolerance for Hate Penn State Support Network
- Law School Diversity Committee — contact Raynell Brown, Assistant Director of Student Services