Quinnipiac University School of Law

Quinnipiac University School of Law is the law school in the U.S. state of Connecticut, offering full-time day, part-time evening and flex-time programs leading to the degree of juris doctor. Within the JD program candidates may pursue one of the following concentrations: Civil Advocacy and Dispute Resolution; Criminal Law and Advocacy; Family and Juvenile Law; Health Law; Intellectual Property; Tax.

The School also offers the joint degree of juris doctor/master of business administration (MBA) program. To participate in the program, candidates will need to be accepted to both the law school and the business school.

Quinnipiac received full accreditation from the American Bar Association in 1995. It is a member of the Association of American Law Schools.

The Class of 2008 achieved a 96 percent first-time pass rate on the Connecticut bar exam. It also achieved excellent performance on bar exams in two additional states: New Jersey (100 percent) and Massachusetts (100 percent).


- The School of Law is one of the nation's most outstanding law schools, according to The Princeton Review 2010 edition of its book, "The Best 172 Law Schools".

- The Princeton Review rated the School as one of the nation’s outstanding law schools, featuring in the 2009 edition of “Best 174 Law Schools”.

- Ranked 108th in the U.S. News and World Report rankings (2008), moving up 8 spots from the previous year. In addition Quinnipiac ranked among the top 100 law schools in eight of the 12 categories, including:
  - Student:faculty ratio (14th)
  - Acceptance rate (56th)
  - Average expenditures per student (63rd)
  - Median LSAT (85th)
  - Library holdings (87th)
  - Employment rate nine months after graduation (90th)

* Suggested Reading: Quinnipiac University Rankings