JD Program

The Faculty of Law’s Juris Doctor is a three year undergraduate, professional degree.

Each year the University of Alberta admits approximately 185 law students. As a quota faculty with many more applications than it can accommodate, eligibility does not guarantee admission.

The Faculty’s rigorous program of study is well known among leading law firms for providing students with the knowledge to succeed in the legal profession. Through the University of Alberta’s targeted program of required courses and a wide range of options, you’ll receive a strong foundation in the law, its origins, meaning, and limits, while also having flexibility to customize your studies. The end result is a degree that opens doors.