Tradition of Innovation, Excellence, and Passion for the Rule of Law Since 1896
The spirit of our tradition lies in the hearts and minds of our community members, who are dedicated to the professional advancement and well-being of our students and alumni, and who strive to “Champion What Matters,” locally, nationally, and internationally.
Here at American University Washington College of Law, you meet the world where you will practice your profession. The world has become essentially borderless, where economic, political, and social changes require innovative legal analysis and solutions.
We equip our students in unique ways to navigate this new reality. A top law school that provides an excellent legal education in all areas of the law, Washington College of Law has renowned programs in experiential learning (clinics and externships), international law, law and government, intellectual property, health law, business, and gender and the law. These vital programs create an environment rich with opportunities for you.