Student presents to a jury in moot court.

JD Program

The JD program at the University of San Francisco will provide you with a grounding in both legal theory as well as the opportunity to hone professional skills that will help you hit the ground running as a lawyer.

Our core curriculum gives all JD students a solid foundation in the knowledge and skills needed to pass the bar exam and launch a rewarding legal career.

How to Apply

Deadlines and application instructions for the JD program.

Learning Outcomes

The USF School of Law commits itself to designing curriculum to ensure that students achieve competence in a variety of areas.

Learning Outcomes

Explore Areas of Study

Through your required and elective courses, clinics, externships, and work with student organizations, you will gain exposure to different areas of the law. Your law school experiences and your support network of faculty, staff, fellow students, and alumni will help guide you on your way to a fulfilling career in your preferred field.

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Shounak Dharap, Law faculty

Shounak Dharap ’16

Law in the Family

Everyone helps each other and when one person succeeds, everybody does because we’re so invested in each other’s successes. It’s a great, close-knit environment."

Shounak Dharap ’16

Office of Admissions

Kendrick Hall, 230
2130 Fulton Street
San Franciscio, CA 94117-1080