University of Oregon School of Law

University of Oregon School of Law

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Basic Information

The University of Oregon, in Eugene, was established in 1884, and was one of the first law schools accredited by the American Bar Association, in 1923. The main campus is in Eugene, and courses are offered in Portland for third-year law students. The Portland programs acts as a bridge, connecting students with alumni through a mentoring program, other programming and networking events. 

Practice area strengths include Environmental law (A+), Family law (A) and Business, Public Interest and Dispute Resolution (A-). It also has a strong program in Sports law. 

The law student population is quite active, with 85 percent of all students participating in an externship or clinic in one of eight areas. The school also offers one of the smallest first-year class sizes at 45.

The school’s affordable tuition and low cost of living help students keep debt low, at just $81,000. 

Admission Profile
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75th Percentile1593.64
25th Percentile1543.2
Financial Profile
Tuition Part-time
Living Expenses
Median grant$20000
Percent receiving grants95.00%
Estimated net tuition
Employment & Bar Exam Profile
Post-grad employment 83.50%
NJ Employment73.88
Bar Passage79.81%
Academic Profile
Best Law Schools 2018: Practical Training: 
Alternative Dispute Resolution
Business, Corporate, Banking
Criminal Law and Procedure
Environmental/Natural Resource Law
Estate Planning
Family Law/Child & Family
Intellectual Property Law
International Law
Public Interest/Social Justice
Public Policy
Tax Law