The University of Alberta Faculty of Law is known particularly for its focus on the fundamentals of law. The University of Alberta Faculty of Law significantly established the practice of law in Western Canada and is often considered one of Canada's most respected schools of law.
The entrance average is traditionally around 3.7/161 (GPA/LSAT). The male:female ratio is approximately 49:51. The average age of admitted students is 25 years of age.
In 2010, 14% of applicants successfully gained admissions to the University of Alberta Faculty of Law (171/1200).
The University of Alberta Faculty of Law and the University of Colorado at Boulder Law School (Colorado, USA) offer a dual degree program that enables students to obtain an Alberta law degree and a Colorado law degree within four years. University of Alberta students take the first two years of their legal studies at the University of Alberta and the latter two at Boulder.