About us

Lawyers from all over the world come to The University of Texas School of Law to expand the breadth and depth of their legal knowledge and invest in an internationally recognized LL.M. The LL.M. Program is diverse, selective, and small. LL.M. students from foreign countries and the U.S. are fully integrated into the academic life of the Law School, learning side by side with J.D. students. The LL.M. class is global in reach, with 35 students from 25 different countries in the Class of 2020, including 6 Fulbright students. In addition to being ranked among the top 16 national law schools and among the top 5 public law schools in the nation, Texas Law also has the most affordable tuition among the top 20 law schools in the nation. Finally, we are in Austin–the Live Music Capital of the World and the second fastest growing city in the U.S.

Master of Laws (LL.M.) Program

Lawyers from all over the world come to The University of Texas School of Law (Texas Law) to expand the breadth and depth of their legal knowledge and invest in a valuable postgraduate degree – an internationally recognized Master of Laws. The LL.M. Program is diverse, selective, and small. LL.M. students from foreign countries and the U.S. are fully integrated into the academic life of the Law School, learning side by side with J.D. students. The LL.M. class is global in reach, with 35 students from 25 different countries in the Class of 2020, including 6 Fulbright Scholars. In fact, The University of Texas at Austin is home to over 7,500 international students and scholars, and the rich diversity on our campus is essential to our success as a learning community.

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Application Information

The LL.M. Program requires applicants to have a first professional degree in law. Applicants with a foreign law degree are strongly encouraged to check the Law School Admission Council (LSAC) LL.M. Eligibility Chart for minimum degree requirements by country to see if they are eligible for our program. The LL.M. Program does not accept applications from graduates of online law programs or U.S. J.D. programs not approved by the American Bar Association.

 

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Scholarship Opportunities

We offer a limited number of internal scholarships for our most qualified applicants. To be considered for internal scholarships that require a separate application for admitted students, applicants are encouraged to submit their application for admission to the LL.M. Program as soon as possible after September 1st. 

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