An appreciation of human institutions and the values of civilization.
The ability to think critically and to analyze data.
A broad knowledge base in the humanities, natural sciences and social sciences; in short, the sort of liberal arts background valued highly by law schools.
Leadership abilities and a wide range of interests, developed by over 100 co-curricular programs.
A reputation among professional schools for a challenging academic program that produces well-prepared, articulate and successful graduate students.
The Senior Project, a significant independent research project or creative project undertaken by all students in the major field.
Pre-legal advising from First-year Orientation through Commencement, embracing the entire range of law-related careers (including legal journalism and criminal justice) and providing personal attention to each student.
Accessible faculty who help to fit the academic experience to each student’s particular needs and interests.
A curriculum that emphasizes analytical reading, writing and thinking skills throughout all four years.
30 strong majors, plus double and student-designed majors.
On average, over 85% of Allegheny’s law school applicants are accepted-more than twice the national average.