The University of Dayton School of Law’s Online Hybrid J.D. program provides the foundational legal information you need to sit for the bar exam in most states and pursue a career as a lawyer. UDSL is ranked #2 out of 10 Ohio-area law schools in bar pass required and J.D. advantage positions¹ and tied for #1 for the largest jump in rankings among law schools in the 2022 U.S. News & World Report rankings.²
Earn an Esteemed J.D. in a Hybrid Format
Learn directly from School of Law faculty during online face-to-face sessions.
Study cases in depth through professionally produced course materials.
Deepen your understanding with in-person intensives in Dayton, Ohio.
You will have full access to law librarians and career services specialists through the online platform. All students complete a capstone course, law externship, and a bar preparation course, which provide practical hands-on experience as well as exam preparation resources at key points throughout the curriculum.
¹American Bar Association Required Disclosures: Graduate Employment Data (2020). American Bar Association. Accessed June 29, 2021. Ranking calculated using the full-time employment in bar pass required or J.D. advantage positions of on-campus students from 10 Ohio-area schools, including UDSL and the nine law schools in closest proximity to UDSL.↑
²University of Dayton School of Law Now Tied as the Fastest Rising Law School in America (2021). Dayton Docket. Accessed July 20, 2021.↑