Penn State's Resource for Academic Information and Requirements

Using this Bulletin

This Bulletin is the comprehensive source of academic information and program requirements for Penn State’s Dickinson Law. Learn about our innovative coursework, including our reimagined curriculum, “The Lawyer As…,” joint degree and certificate programs, and experiential learning opportunities.


Academic Information and Calendar

Great lawyers are first great students. Dickinson Law has a rich legacy in experiential learning complemented by a rigorous academic program in a nurturing yet challenging environment. Accomplished faculty are committed to ensuring students graduate ready to practice law in a competitive and ever-changing marketplace.

Dickinson Law’s academic calendar differs from that of the rest of the University. The law school’s academic calendar can be accessed on the Dickinson Law website.

Dickinson Law

As the first law school in Pennsylvania and one of the oldest in the country, Dickinson Law is well-positioned in the heart of a vibrant legal community and offers a diverse selection of career-building opportunities. Major legal markets including Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., Baltimore, and New York City are all easily accessible by car or by train. All of this, coupled with the unparalleled beauty and historic charm of Carlisle, make our Law School home an ideal setting for personal and professional growth.