Skip to Main Content

University of Denver Sturm College of Law

Professional Part-Time JD Program


a clock

Full-Time or Part-Time


an hourglass

Program Length

4 years at 2 semesters per year, but it is possible to graduate earlier through the use of summer semester classes, externships, and online-only elective courses

a location pin

Campus Location

Denver, CO

An apple

Number of Full-Time Faculty


A desktop screen

Online Instruction Style

Asynchronous only

A calendar

Total Credit Requirement

90 credits

A building

On-Campus Attendance Requirement

On-campus classes typically occur every other weekend for a total of eight weekend sessions, plus two additional weekends for final exams. Saturday classes are generally from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday classes are generally from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

A checkmark

Online Credits

1/3 of the program is offered online

A graduation cap

Joint Degree Programs Offered

Yes, but each program must be applied to separately

2022 First Year Part-Time Class LSAT

75th Percentile:


50th Percentile:


25th Percentile:


2022 First Year Part-Time Class GPA

75th Percentile:


50th Percentile:


25th Percentile:



June 1, 2024

Test Type Accepted



Estimated Tuition

No less than $43,084, per year


Scholarships Offered

During the admissions process, students are considered for merit-based scholarships

Application Fee

Application Fee


Financial Aid Deadline

Financial Aid Deadline

June 1, 2024

Extracurriculars Offered

Law Journal, Moot Court, and Mock Trial, after completion of the second year. Students in the program will also have additional programming just for them

Externship Possible

Yes, provided a student has completed the required first-year and upper-level courses (i.e., 40 credits in total)

Student Support Offered

Students will have access to support services, either in person or remotely, provided by the offices of academic advising, academic support, and career services