MenuMenu
  • class of 2015 presenting legacy gift
    The financial support of the College of Law alumni and friends is essential to maintaining the quality of legal education expected from the Commonwealth’s preeminent law school. Make your gift today to show your support for UK Law.
    View details
  • At UK Law, you will be joining a community that is friendly, helpful and very inclusive.
    view details
  • group of students outside memorial hall
    The University of Kentucky will prepare students for meaningful and responsible engagement within and across diverse communities.
    view details
  • law building
    The College of Law, founded in 1908, is celebrating over one hundred years of service to the Commonwealth of Kentucky. We are proud to have provided legal education to many of Kentucky’s leaders and outstanding lawyers, and we believe...
    view details

News

July 19, 2016

Ready, set, step up! Faculty and staff at the University of Kentucky College of Law put fitness first this summer during the LiveWell college/division Step Up challenge – a friendly competition to reach the highest group step average at the University of Kentucky.

And UK Law didn’t tread lightly, earning third place out of 30 teams across campus. The team, made up...

read more

July 18, 2016

The University of Kentucky Board of Trustees recently approved promotions and/or tenure for three UK Law faculty members: Scott R. Bauries, Brian L. Frye, and Beau Steenken.

Scott R. Bauries was promoted to Professor in the Regular Title series. Prof. Bauries joined the UK Law faculty as an Assistant Professor in 2008 after working as an associate...

read more

July 1, 2016

Eighteen diverse high school students, representing all of Lexington’s public high schools and Sayre, came to the University of Kentucky College of Law on June 12-18 for the third annual Summer Law Institute (SLI) – a seven-day residential Law Camp for rising juniors and seniors interested in law and the legal profession.

Kenleigh Joseph, a student at Tates Creek...

read more

UK Law by the Numbers

  • 4

    Best Value Law School ranking by National Jurist Magazine in 2015

  • 12

    12th in the country in full-time, long-term, bar passage required JD jobs for the class of 2014 [1]

  • 4

    Dual degree programs

  • 15

    Clinical and Externship opportunities

  • 60

    2017 US News & World Report law school ranking (at a tie for #60)