JD Admissions

          The UC Hastings full-time, three-year JD program has a curriculum of extraordinary depth, an enviable location next to courthouses and law firms, and a commitment to social justice interwoven into the fabric of the law school's urban home. Applications are accepted from September 1 through March 31.


          The Masters of Science, Health Policy & Law (HPL) is a fully online, jointly conferred degree program. Created collaboratively with educators and professionals from UCSF and UC Hastings College of the Law, the program provides students with the tools and knowledge to navigate legal reform and policy impact within the health care system.

          LL.M. Admissions

          If you are an attorney licensed outside of the U.S., or have completed a first degree in law outside of the U.S., UC Hastings invites you to apply for a one-year LL.M. degree in U.S. Legal Studies. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis from September 1 through June 15. Priority deadline is March 1.

          Summer Legal Institute

          The University of California Summer Legal Institute in San Francisco offers intensive law courses in a variety of subjects. All courses are taught at UC Hastings.

          MSL Admissions

          The Master of Studies in Law (MSL) is a 1-year degree program for professionals seeking to equip themselves with a sophisticated understanding of legal reasoning and doctrine. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis from October 1 to June 15. Priority deadline is March 1.

          Costs & Financial Aid

          UC Hastings was founded on the belief that a top-tier legal education should be financially accessible to everyone. We are deeply committed to helping students achieve their educational goals—and our financial aid programs underscore this core value.