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Backed by Purdue

An Online Law School Built for Working Adults.

Welcome to Purdue Global Law School (formerly Concord Law School), the original innovator of online legal education with a legacy of firsts. The nation’s first fully online law school. One of the first to be accredited by the Committee of Bar Examiners of California. A legal institution where working adults take the first step toward becoming tomorrow’s leaders.

Earn the Law Degree Your Career Deserves at Purdue Global Law School

As Purdue University's online law school for working adults, we offer high-quality law degree programs that feature the latest innovations in online learning, affordable tuition, and expert-led courses that fit seamlessly into your life. This is your moment. Ready to move your career forward?

Juris Doctor (JD)

Prepare to become a California-licensed attorney at our state-accredited law school. After meeting State Bar requirements, you can represent clients in court, conduct depositions, negotiate settlements, and petition to practice in federal court. A California law license may also offer you opportunities in other states.

Executive Juris Doctor (EJD)

Earn your doctorate in law without the regulatory hurdles of a Juris Doctor degree. Build your legal expertise at a law school online through concentrations in business, education, health, and technology.

See Notes and Conditions section below for important information.

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Purdue Global Law School was named to The Princeton Review's list of Best Online JD Programs for the past four years (2021–2024).

A Quality Legal Education at Affordable Rates

Lower tuition means less debt and pressure after graduation — freeing you to pursue your career dreams.

65% Less
Cost of Tuition vs. Traditional Law Schools

Our overall JD cost is below the average cost of an ABA-approved law school.

8% Higher
Purdue Global Law First-Time Pass Rate

Compared to first-time California bar pass rate in February 2024.

1st Online
Law School in the Nation

Purdue Global Law School has a rich, 25+ year history as the first fully online law school.

See Notes and Conditions section below for important information.

Informational Webinar and Events

Learn more about our Upcoming Student Information Series, Distinguished Speaker Series, and other events hosted by Purdue Global Law School.

Affordable

What makes our online law school programs stand out? Our overall JD cost is far below the average ABA-accredited law school.

Rigorous

Our online law school programs deliver a rigorous, interactive, and relevant legal education completely within a distance-learning environment.

Respected

Backed by one of the most respected universities in the nation, Purdue Global Law School is the nation’s first fully online law school and one of the first to be accredited by the State Bar of California.

Upcoming Start Dates

Purdue Global Law School offers 3 start dates per year. Each term is 16 weeks.

2024
August 28
Fall Term
2025
January 8
Spring Term
2025
May 7
Summer Term

You have these options of collaborating with instructors through this very structured intuitive platform that the law school has put together. You have to go through real curriculum, real professors, work on your assignments thoroughly, and they test you at every level on the curriculum.

Kasey Shah, JD, 2014 California Licensed Attorney, Technology
Purdue Global Law School graduate Kasey Shah