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University of the District of Columbia David A Clarke School of Law


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University of the District of Columbia David A Clarke School of Law
4200 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20008
General Information202-274-7400
DeanKatherine S Broderick
TypePublic, 4-year or above
Awards OfferedDoctor's degree - professional practice
Campus SettingCity, Large
Campus HousingNo
Student Population 319 (0 undergraduate)
Student-to-Faculty Ratio0 to 1

Mission Statement

The mission of the University of the District of Columbia David A. Clarke School of Law (UDC-DCSL) is to recruit and enroll students from groups under-represented at the bar- provide a well-rounded theoretical and practical legal education that will enable students to be effective and ethical advocates- represent the legal needs of low-income District of Columbia residents through the school's legal clinics- and fulfill the university's land grant responsibilities. The School of Law focuses particularly on preparing students for the regional job market. Since the legal profession is one of the primary industries in the District of Columbia and one of the fastest growing occupations- the School of Law's graduates are in a position to provide much needed human resources- especially for the many public interest- public service- and public policy legal needs of the District.
Special Learning Opportunities Religious Affiliation
Weekend/evening college Not applicable
Student Services Undergraduates registered as students with disabilities
Remedial service
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
Not applicable
Credit Accepted  
Faculty and Graduate Assistants Full-timePart-time
Total Faculty 2320
Instructional 2320
Research and Public Service 00
Total Graduate Assistants -45
Instructional -45
Research and Public Service -0