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A Way to Attend Law School and Maintain Work-Life Balance

By offering a range of classes in the day and in the evening, Rutgers Law School is a flexible learning environment for law students, especially for those seeking to enroll in our part-time program. Our collegial law school community includes opportunities for full-time and part-time students to take required classes; an array of student groups to expand learning interests and professional networks; and open-door access to administrators who can help guide you on your professional path.

Our part-time program is taught by the same distinguished faculty as their full-time colleagues during a time that best coordinates with your schedule.

Evening classes are available during the week, Monday through Thursday. For part-time students' first three terms, classes typically meet three evenings per week, and may be scheduled four evenings per week.

Part-time students:

  • are subject to the same admission and academic standards as full-time students
  • carry 10.5 credits per semester during the first year
  • are required to complete four years of study
  • will enroll in one summer session to complete the 84-credit hour requirement for graduation
  • may transfer freely between the full-time and the part-time programs after their first year