Law Schools in Idaho

University of Idaho College of Law

The University of Idaho College of Law, located in Moscow, Idaho, was established in 1909. It is the only law school in the state of Idaho and has a strong reputation for its commitment to public service, rural law, and practical training. The College of Law offers a comprehensive legal education with a focus on hands-on learning through its clinical programs, externships, and moot court competitions. The school has a strong sense of community and fosters a supportive environment for its students. In addition to its main campus in Moscow, the College of Law also has a Boise campus, providing students with opportunities to engage with the state’s legal and political centers.

U.S. News Ranking of the University

Ranked #142 nationally by U.S. News & World Report (2023).

Number of Students

Approximately 300 students are enrolled in the JD program.

Degrees Offered

  • Juris Doctor (JD)
  • Master of Laws (LLM)

Acceptance Rate

Approximately 45%.

Average LSAT Score

Median LSAT score is 152.

5 Famous Alumni and Who They Are

  1. Dirk Kempthorne – Former Governor of Idaho and U.S. Secretary of the Interior.
  2. Larry Echo Hawk – Former Assistant Secretary of the Interior for Indian Affairs.
  3. David Leroy – Former Lieutenant Governor and Attorney General of Idaho.
  4. Debra Stephens – Chief Justice of the Washington Supreme Court.
  5. Bart Davis – U.S. Attorney for the District of Idaho.

Names of Top 5 Companies or Organizations That Hire the Most Graduates in Recent Years

  1. Idaho Supreme Court
  2. Givens Pursley LLP
  3. Hawley Troxell Ennis & Hawley LLP
  4. Idaho Attorney General’s Office
  5. U.S. District Court for the District of Idaho

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