Juris Doctor, M.B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
  • English (book IELTS)
University rank #401 (ARWU) , WY,
The University of Wyoming’s Juris Doctor program provides a broad-based foundation for success. Whether a student chooses to enter the traditional practice of law, or to take a non-traditional career path, the firm doctrinal grounding offered at UW, coupled with our extensive opportunities for hands-on, “real world” experiences and individualized instruction, ensure that our students build the skills necessary to be successful in any of their professional endeavors upon graduation.


The JD program requires students to complete 89 credits for graduation. Of those 89 credits 76 must be in graded courses. Students spend their first year taking required foundational courses in Contracts, Property, Civil Procedure, Criminal Law, Constitutional Law, Torts, and Legal Writing. Evidence and Professional responsibility are required in the second year. Additionally, students must fulfill the advanced writing and skills requirements for graduation.


The University of Wyoming has been accredited by the Higher Learning Commission continuously since 1923. Following the completion of its self-study, the University hosted its last Higher Learning Commission site review team and received continued accreditation in 2009-2010. The University’s next scheduled comprehensive review from the Higher Learning Commission will be in 2019-2020.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Contracts
  • Property
  • Torts
  • Civil Procedure
  • Introduction to Law 
  • Legal Writing 
  • Legal Research 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details: Regular admission:   March 1
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    76 Credits alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.


Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3.35

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3.35 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

Admission Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college
  • Undergraduate GPA greater than 3.0, preferred
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Resume
  • Participate in an interview, either on-campus (preferred) or by telephone (the MBA Programs office will call international applicants)
  • Official transcripts from each institution attended. Transcripts should be sent directly to the MBA Program Office.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    27000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13500 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National Applies to you

    9036 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4518 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

•Tuition fee per 9 credits, per semester


The mission of the Office of Student Financial Aid is to provide students with the timely delivery of financial assistance while maintaining accountability and proper stewardship of the public, institutional, and private funds with which it is entrusted. We are committed to providing courteous service to support the academic mission and goals of the University and its students.The Office of Student Financial Aid assists students whose personal and family resources are not adequate to cover the costs involved in attending the University of Wyoming by:
  • Processing financial aid forms (FAFSA) to determine eligibility for grants, loans, and work-study employment
  • Advising students regarding financial aid and money management
  • Processing awarded scholarships (Hathaway, UW and outside scholarships)
  • Assist students and families with financial aid questions
  • Coordinate Veterans benefits and certification

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