The University of Wyoming College of Law
is the law school
of the University of Wyoming
and the only law school located in Wyoming
. It is situated in the beautiful rocky mountains
in Laramie, Wyoming
at 7,165 ft. between the Laramie Mountains
and Snowy Range Mountains. Frequently, it is referred to as "Law at its Highest Point" and as states the law school admission council’s law school profile, “the College of Law's proximity to the mountains provides a variety of recreational activities, including skiing, backpacking, rock climbing, hiking, mountain biking, camping, fishing, and hunting.” Established in 1920, the law school offers the J.D.
degree in law, as well “a joint JD/MA in Environment and Natural Resources and joint degrees in JD/MPA and JD/MBA. Other electives include coverage of trial and appellate practice, business planning, estate planning, corporate and commercial law, administrative law, consumer law, international law, Indian law, health law, and education law.” The class of 2010 had an enrollment of 76, and the school typically admits anywhere from 75 to 80 students each year. The class of 2013 admitted 82 students from all over the United States with the majority coming from around the rocky mountain region.
The College is accredited by the American Bar Association
and its graduates are eligible for admission to the bar in every state. In addition, the College is a member of the Association of American Law Schools
. The... Read More