Size of JD Student Body: 750
The JD program requires completion of 88 credit hours over three years (six semesters), plus 30 hours of pro bono service and completion of the upper-level writing requirement and the skills requirement. All first -year courses are required. Thereafter, the only required course is the 3-credit Legal Profession course.
The JD program is offered only on a full-time basis.
Size of LLM/SJD Student Body: approximately 40
The fullt-time LLM Program requires completion of 24 credit hours over one year (two semesters). Attorneys practicing full time in the New Orleans area may pursue the LLM in Admiralty on a part-time basis, over four semesters. The other LLM programs may also be pursued on a part-time basis, over four semesters.
The SJD program requires completion of 12 hours of coursework and a dissertation.