Peter A Allard School of Law

Juris Doctor (JD) Program

Situated on the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territory of the Musqueam people, you will have the opportunity to learn in one of the most beautiful campuses in the world at one of the top law schools in the country. Our diverse and innovative curriculum offers a first rate legal education that balances traditional areas of practice with emerging fields of specialization. This, combined with a comprehensive experiential learning program and a supportive community of faculty, students and staff — including an on-site student well-being counsellor — makes the Allard School of Law a place to be inspired, follow your passions and make a difference in the community and beyond. 

Programs and Courses

Programs and Courses

Discover the innovative curriculum and experiential opportunities that will help launch your career.

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Deadlines, checklists and everything you need to know to apply to the JD program.

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Costs and Funding

Tuition fees, scholarships, bursaries and student loan information to help you plan your finances.

Career Services

Career Services Office

A dedicated team to provide you with the tools and resources needed to plan your next steps after graduation.

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Contact an admissions advisor, or search our frequently asked questions.

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Contact Us

Do you still have questions about our JD program? We're here to help.

Here's what our students have to say

Jacqueline Yan

Every student receives unparalleled support at the Allard School of Law – this is demonstrated through empowering professors, highly knowledgeable staff, and a strong collegial culture.


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I love being able to study in the most beautiful building on one of the most scenic campuses in the world. Allard School of Law is a great place to learn and grow as a student and a person.

Jennifer Mackie headshot

After completing my first year of the JD program, I appreciate more how the entire school is committed to cultural safety and humility. The learning environment here is like nothing I have ever experienced in post-secondary institutions. I am grateful for the privilege and opportunity to learn here among a thoughtful and reflective community of students, faculty and staff.

Ready to take the next step?

Find out more about the learning and experiential opportunities available to you as an Allard Law student. When you're ready, follow our step-by-step instructions walking you through the application process.

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Learn more about the JD program

Bring your curiosity, interest and passion, and Allard Law will provide an inspiring and supportive learning experience.

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