Southern Illinois University Law School

Southern Illinois University



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Welcome from the Dean

Welcome to the Southern Illinois University School of Law.  I am honored to introduce you to our community. Read more.

Dean Davidson shares the SIU Law advantage. Watch the video here.


We are hopeful the fall 2021 semester will look more like the fall 2019 semester as we prepare for in-person teaching in August.


We celebrate your accomplishments SIU Law Class of 2020 and 2021 and wish you the best of luck in your future endeavors.


The SIU School of Law was ranked #21 out of 193 law schools for average debt incurred at graduation by US News in their annual Best Law Schools rankings! 

SIU Law is committed to affordability by offering a one-rate tuition for all domestic students.

Discover Your Passion

SIU Law attracts enthusiastic students who want to make a difference in people’s lives.

They challenge one another and, with the help of highly engaged faculty, staff, and alumni, shape their careers to fit their passions.

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Enter Your Career Undaunted

Our graduates demonstrate the nimble thinking, versatility, and know-how that translates into professional longevity - the chance to shape their careers to fit their passions.

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