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About Purdue Global Law School

An online law school backed by Purdue. Built for working adults like you.

Purdue Global Law School is a pioneer in legal education, where working adults become tomorrow’s leaders — and where the freedom of online learning meets a first-rate law school curriculum that reflects the needs of today’s employers.

Backed by Purdue, one of the nation’s most respected universities, we became the first fully online law school in the U.S. when we were founded in 1998, providing accessible and affordable law programs designed to meet the needs of working adults. We’re home to a supportive community of diverse students with a broad range of professional and personal experiences, distinguished faculty with extensive real-world experience, and online law degrees that unlock new opportunities in the legal field and beyond.

Our Mission

Purdue Global Law School delivers an unrivaled legal education. Our intellectually rigorous programs prepare students to effectively advocate, making a positive impact. Our online curriculum allows students the opportunity to attend law school in their communities while balancing work and family schedules.

Law School Innovators

Dean Martin Pritikin shares how Purdue Global is a pioneer in making law school and legal services more accessible.

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School Legacy

Read about our law school's milestones over its 25+ year history.

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Purdue Global Law School was the nation’s first fully online law school and one of the first to be accredited by the State Bar of California.

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More attention. More support. Purdue Global Law School professors provide a personalized learning experience most law schools can't.

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Here you will find some answers to commonly asked questions about Purdue Global Law School.

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Student Satisfaction

The diversity of demographics and professions adds vibrancy to the Purdue Global Law School learning experience.

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How Online Law School Works

Learn more about Purdue Global Law School and the academic experience.

Purdue Global Law School Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion


At Purdue Global Law School, we believe that diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging are essential to legal education and the advancement of justice, and critical to our overall efforts to achieve excellence as the premier, world-class, online law school.


We are committed to transforming the experience of students, employees, and other stakeholders into one that embraces differences as well as similarities. Purdue Global Law School aims to provide a legal education that not only embraces access to justice but also empowers individuals from all backgrounds to navigate the complexities of the legal system, ensuring that the doors to justice are open to all.


Our efforts focus on recruiting and retaining students, faculty, and staff who reflect a wide range of identities. We also strive to establish an environment that includes a range of life experiences, intellectual interests, and cultural practices to promote a sense of belonging.

By promoting diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging, we foster a learning community that prepares our graduates to navigate the complexities of a rapidly changing world and to serve as ethical and effective leaders in their communities and the legal profession.