If you like to try things, to really test things out — try us, Northeastern University School of Law.

If you want rich, meaningful legal experiences working in the real world with real cases and clients — try us.

If you want to craft your own education, chart your own path to legal practice — again, try us.

With decades of experience in integrating theory and practice, Northeastern is the unparalleled leader in providing students with practical legal training.

Be a leader, too — try NUSL.

Find Your Path to a Northeastern JD

First-Year Applicants

Earn a JD while also gaining multiple full-time work experiences. Ranked #1 for practical training by The National Jurist.


The FlexJD allows you to complete flexible remote coursework on your own schedule combined with limited, required in-person instruction on our Boston campus.

Foreign-Trained Lawyers

Northeastern welcomes applications for the JD program from students who already hold a law degree from a law school outside the United States.

Transfer Students

Northeastern welcomes transfer applications from students who will have completed their first year at another ABA-approved law school.

Visiting Students

Students from other ABA-accredited law schools can apply to our visiting student program.

Stats and Facts

Number of Northeastern law JD students who graduate with a year of legal experience
Number of countries in which students have completed co-ops
Ranking for practical training by The National Jurist/preLawby
Number of employers in the Co-op Program

Pathways to Success

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