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Prepare to Practice

Loyola students represent real clients in litigation, transactional work, and policy advocacy.

Nationally recognized

We stand on more than our reputation alone. We’re proud to rank nationally for the quality of our programs and legal training.

Study Law in New Orleans

Start here. Go anywhere.

We are one of the few schools in the country that offers curricula in both civil and common law, giving you options to apply your legal training in Louisiana, across the country, or around the world. Begin your journey here!

Juris Doctor

Our Juris Doctor program offers both civil and common law curricular tracks, preparing students to practice domestically and around the globe. Students may also pursue certificates in eight areas of specialization: civil and common law; health law; environmental law; international law; immigration law; tax law; social justice; and law, technology, and entrepreneurship.

Evening Juris Doctor

Our evening J.D. program is designed with your work-life balance in mind. Our Juris Doctor evening program offers a civil law curricular track, and the curriculum is sequenced over a period of eight semesters of resident study.


Master of Arts in Health Law & Administration

The complex health policies in our country impact millions of lives. If you’re interested in health law but don’t want to become a lawyer, this program can prepare you for rewarding and high-demand roles in regulatory compliance and healthcare management.

Master of Arts in Environmental Law

This program is designed to give non-lawyer professionals a fundamental understanding of the highly regulated fields of environmental sustainability, compliance, and natural resource management.

LL.M. Program

We offer LL.M degree programs for lawyers trained abroad and in the U.S. Louisiana is one of only three mixed jurisdictions in North America, and we rank among few law schools offering both coursework and certificates in common law and civil law. 


Serve the Community While Preparing to Practice

You’ll learn by doing starting in year one. Students develop legal skills with practicing attorneys, work with real clients in our community, and explore different career opportunities before they graduate.


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Get to Know LOYNO

Hear from current students, take a virtual tour of our campus, talk with an admissions counselor, or watch an online lecture. Even if we can’t meet you in person, we hope our library of videos will bring our campus to life for you.