Why Mizzou Law?

Founded in 1872, the University of Missouri School of Law boasts 4 clinics3 centers9 dual degree programs10 certificate programs and countless elective courses to provide our students with a challenging and practical education enhanced by a strong traditional curriculum with an orientation toward lawyering as a problem-solving endeavor. Mizzou Law students learn by doing guided by nationally recognized faculty. Mizzou Law students can participate in the nationally ranked #4 alternative dispute resolution program and clinics ranging from entrepreneurship to the Veterans Clinic. At Mizzou Law students can discover what they are most passionate about and refine the skills necessary to succeed in any area of law.

Mizzou Law Trailblazers

a photo montage of philemon bliss, lloyd gaines and tate hall, all in black and white
Throughout the 150-year history of the University of Missouri School of Law, countless individuals have made an incredible impact on the law school, the justice system, and the world at large. The new Mizzou Law Trailblazers timeline highlights some of these amazing people and their outstanding achievements throughout our history.

Do what you want where you want

A Mizzou Law degree means a secure and stable future. Achieve your goals with your classmates in a tight-knit community. Mizzou Law prides itself on providing an affordable education allowing graduates the ability to pursue a career that focuses on their passions and goals instead of loan repayments. Mizzou Law is vested in your success as a student and after you leave Hulston Hall. With alumni working in every county in Missouri, in 50 states and in 23 countries around the world, Mizzou Law prepares students for career opportunities within the state of Missouri, throughout the Midwest and beyond.


of the Class of 2023 is employed or enrolled in graduate degree programs


First-Time Bar Passage Rate, July 2022 Missouri Bar Exam


on Above the Law’s Outcomes-Based Rankings


Best Dispute Resolution Programs, US News & World Report

Top 15

Law School Where You Can Pay Off Debt, US News & World Report


Ranked Best Value Law School, National Jurist