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Welcome to the Cornell Law School community
Cornell Law School is a small, top-tiered law school located in stunning
natural beauty. We enroll only 190-195 JD students and 55-60 graduate LL.M.
year to ensure that we maintain a close knit academic environment. Our students
benefit from our small class size but also from one of the lowest student to
ratios in legal education (10.4 to 1).
The law is approached as a
humanistic science at Cornell Law School. Students learn the
principles, skills and ethics of being a lawyer and study the context in which
made. The academic environment at the law school can be best described as a
community of scholars. Our students view each other as colleagues instead of
Our goal is to produce “lawyers in the best sense”!