Pre-Law (Law School)

At the UW, “pre-law” is not a major, minor or series of courses. Law school requires no prerequisite courses nor do law schools prefer any particular majors. Pre-law refers to anyone who is considering going to law school after they complete their undergraduate degree.


Pre-Law Career Coaching

At the UW Career and Internship Center, Pre-Law Career Coaching can help students:

  • Determine whether law school is the best fit for their goals
  • Learn about law school and the different areas of legal practice
  • Make informed decisions about whether to apply or not
  • Help with the application process
  • Determine an action plan

30 min appointments are available for UW students and alumni. Schedule your Pre-Law Career Coaching appointment in Handshake

Appointments take place in the Career & Internship Center (134 Mary Gates Hall), by phone or online by request

Exploring the Legal Profession: Academic and Professional Prep

Law School: Admissions and Application Prep

Law School: How to Apply

Additional Resources for Students