Academic, Admissions, Financial and Employment Information
Attending law school is one of the most important decisions a student can make in his or her academic career. The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law is committed to providing you with the most accurate and transparent information possible to help you make a wise decision about your future.
In compliance with ABA Standards 509 and 504, the following information about the Law School and the JD Program is provided to current and prospective students. The Standard 509 Information Report is compiled from the latest information submitted in the annual ABA questionnaire.
Below you’ll find American Bar Association Standard 509 information including job placement, scholarship retention, policies, costs, requirements and student demographics. If you have any questions, please email us or call 801-581-7479.
Qualifications for Admission to the Bar
Earning a JD from the S.J. Quinney College of Law satisfies the academic qualification to sit for the bar exam in all U.S. jurisdictions. In addition to a bar examination qualification, however, there are character, fitness, and other qualifications for admission to the bar in every U.S. jurisdiction. Applicants are encouraged to determine the requirements for any jurisdiction in which they intend to seek admission by contacting the jurisdiction. Addresses for all relevant agencies are available through the National Conference of Bar Examiners.
ABA Standard 509
Per Interpretation 509-2 of Standard 509, law schools may choose to publicize additional employment outcome data beyond what the Employment Protocols require. This additional data, per Standard 509, must be “complete, accurate, and not misleading to a reasonable law school student or applicant.” Law schools are expected to use “due diligence in obtaining and verifying such information.” The following additional employment outcome data has not been, and will not be, audited by the ABA. It is meant to supplement the annual ABA Employment Summary Report, which reflects the employment status of members of each graduating class as of the annual Graduate Employment Status Date of March 15. Please reference the 3 years of employment outcome data posted on the ABA Required Disclosures webpage of each ABA-Approved Law School or at www.abarequireddisclosures.org
- 2021: ABA 2021 Employment Summary
- 2020: ABA 2020 Employment Summary
- 2019: ABA 2019 Employment Summary
- 2018: ABA 2018 Employment Summary
- 2017: ABA 2017 Employment Summary
Curriculum and Academic Calendar
Academic Policies and Requirements
The S.J. Quinney College of Law is approved by the Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admission to the Bar of the American Bar Association. The address and telephone number for the Council are: American Bar Association, 321 N. Clark Street, 21st Floor, Chicago, IL 60654. (312) 988-6738.