Is Stanford Law the right fit for you?

If you’re open to learning law in an environment ideally suited to intensive, interdisciplinary education, we invite you to apply to SLS.

Although our admissions process is selective — only 9 percent of applicants are accepted — we encourage all who share our passion for innovation, collaboration and making a difference through law to apply.

SLS is a community characterized by excellence. Measured in GPA and LSAT percentiles, admitted students are high performers, and they grow into graduates of exceptional impact. We also value diversity in many forms: cultures, backgrounds, ambitions, perspectives. The combination makes for a collegial culture in which students and faculty inspire, challenge and learn from each other while they contribute to the future of law.

So, are you looking for a law school that will open pathways to opportunity, connect you with inspiring peers and mentors and focus your attention on the future — starting with your future? If your answer is yes, we’d like to learn more about you.

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SLS financial aid adds up to opportunity.

Commitment to Access

We are committed to providing financial assistance to students who would otherwise be unable to pursue a Stanford Law education.

Need-based Aid

Aid is based on demonstrated financial need, and is provided through a combination of tuition fellowships, government loans and private loans. The average fellowship portion is approximately $23,500 per student per year.

Public Service Support

Students who choose public service careers may receive annual fellowships, funding for summer work and generous loan repayment options.

Why SLS?

“Most important to me about Stanford is the value the school places on education beyond the classroom that has allowed me to carve my own niche here.”

Ingrid Price, JD ‘13

“For me, going to Stanford meant picking the road less traveled, and I have been grateful ever since for making the choice I did. It was a wonderful educational and personal experience — one that continues to pay dividends more than 25 years later.”

Steve Bunnell, JD ’86, Partners, O’Melveny & Meyers LLP

“The diversity of backgrounds and perspectives at SLS, combined with the school’s small size, fosters incredible personal and academic growth. I’ve never had such close friends with whom I vehemently disagree on so many things.”

Thomas R. Pack, JD ’12, Associate Attorney, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher

Start planning your path at Stanford Law.

It’s never too early to imagine how your future might unfold after law school, even if you’re just beginning the application process. SLSNavigator is an only-at-Stanford tool that lets you explore your aspirations in law and align them with distinctive SLS programs and with opportunities that are only possible on a campus with the vast intellectual resources of Stanford University.

Experiment with different career destinations, and SLSNavigator will recommend foundational courses, electives and immersive experiences. You can mix and match courses and joint degree options. And when you’re ready to drill deeper on topics of interest, SLSNavigator will suggest journals and blogs to follow.

In the process of plotting your path, you’ll get to know the unique resources and experiences Stanford Law has to offer — and you’ll emerge with a clear picture of your options in law. Are you ready to start the journey?

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