When seeking an affordable law school, value should be as important as cost. The University of South Dakota School of Law is a rare combination of affordability and quality. We are ranked sixth in the nation of 25 Top Best Value Law Schools by National Jurist. We received this ranking in part because our students carry the lowest average student load debt in the nation. Beyond low tuition, USD Law in a national leader in judicial clerkships and boasts a 91% job placement rate*. As a student you’ll have the opportunity to join the Student Bar Associations and participate with our nationally recognized Trial Team. At the USD School of Law, we combine a practical curriculum with a uniquely personal, and engaging learning environment that prepare our students for life-long career success.
*2016 job placement 10 months post-graduation