DEPARTMENT: Human Behavior, Justice and Diversity Department
If law school is in future plans, UW-Superior offers quality pre-law options and provides excellent support and resources for students seeking entry into law school.
Pre-law students can declare any major and apply to law school. However, legal studies is one of the most common majors that students pursue because it provides a premier experience directly with law and justice.
Why Pursue Pre-Law at UW-Superior in Legal Studies?
- Opportunities to participate in field internships with legal professionals, the courts and public service organizations in the region
- Students may choose to join the nationally recognized mock trial team, an academic forensic competitive student organization on campus
- Direct facilitation of the admissions process for American law schools by UW-Superior’s LSAC Pre-Law Advisor
- Active pre-law society that hosts guest speakers from the legal community
- Personal guidance on preparing materials for law school admission
- One-on-one academic advising each step of the way toward a successful legal career
Where Do Pre-Law Students Go?
UW-Superior has a 95 percent placement rate for students seeking entry into law school. Of the students who choose to attend law school, they have a 97 percent completion rate. They are often successful in the first year of law school due to their extensive undergraduate preparation at UW-Superior.
UW-Superior pre-law graduates have been accepted to and continued their education at:
- Mitchell-Hamline School of Law
- University of Minnesota Law School
- University of North Dakota School of Law
- University of St. Thomas School of Law
- University of Wisconsin-Madison Law School
- And many others!
Graduates find jobs in many law related fields such as:
- Court administrator
- Court clerk
- FBI agent
- Government relations director
- Legal consultant
- Legal journalist
- Police officer
- Probation officer
- Social worker