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Stanford Law School (SLS) combines classic and innovative legal education, with about 70 faculty members and 180 new JD students annually. The student-to-faculty ratio is 7.3 to 1. The school offers 21 joint degree programs in areas ranging from bioengineering to business to public policy. Eleven clinics allow students to undertake the roles of practicing lawyers, and 31 academic programs and centers and more than 20 policy practicums offer opportunities for research and policy work.

Stanford Law School offers 4 graduate degree programs in addition to the JD. The application deadline is typically in early February, but you must apply by the mid-November deadline to be eligible for the Knight-Hennessy Scholars Program.