Academics

Syracuse Law offers an outstanding legal education within one of the world’s great universities. Ranked in the top 10 by U.S. News & World Report for our trial and appellate advocacy program, we also lead in emerging fields such as National Security Law.

At Syracuse Law you will encounter unparalleled opportunity for asynchronous study in some of the most prestigious graduate programs. Earn a joint degree at the top public affairs and journalism schools in the country. Earn joint business or engineering degrees at the University’s top-ranked programs.

At Syracuse Law, you will work with faculty who are respected thought leaders in their fields. Most of our professors have experience in the practice of law, some on an ongoing basis. All continue to contribute to the theory and practice of law by conducting research and publishing their work.

What’s more, Syracuse Law faculty shares a passion for teaching. In small, collegial classes, your professors will get to know you—as a student, scholar, and future lawyer. Those relationships are not only critical in the classroom; they can prove essential in connecting with externships, clinic placements, special projects, and career opportunities.

Learn more about our degree programs, clinical and experiential opportunities, award-winning advocacy programs, and the academic Power of Orange.