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WE OFFER FIRST-CLASS LEGAL EDUCATION TO STUDENTS WITH REAL-WORLD RESPONSIBILITIES

Our accessible, affordable J.D. and M.L.S. degree programs allow students to pursue a top-notch legal degree without shortchanging work or family.

STEP INTO THE PROFESSION THE MINUTE YOU STEP INTO THE CLASSROOM

Studying under practicing judges, lawyers, and elected officials, our students graduate with practical and theoretical skills necessary to succeed in today’s legal field.

DISCOVER A CLEAR PATHWAY TO YOUR FUTURE WITHOUT DETOURING INTO DEBT

Our reasonable tuition rates and scholarship opportunities reflect a commitment to providing legal education that is affordable for all students.

WE BELIEVE IN MAKING THE LAW ACCESSIBLE BEYOND THE CLASSROOM

We’re building a vibrant, accessible community of scholars, educators, practitioners, and citizens—one that is always engaged in dialogue about the law and its intersection with daily life.




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Campus Locations

 

SANTA BARBARA CAMPUS

Located in the heart of downtown, the Santa Barbara campus is within easy walking distance of many private and public law offices and the Santa Barbara Courthouse, where students have access to the McMahon Law Library.

20 E. Victoria St Santa Barbara, CA

805.979.9860

[email protected]flaw.edu

 

VENTURA CAMPUS

The Ventura campus is conveniently located approximately one mile from the Ventura County Government Center, where students can access the County Law Library resources

4475 Market Street
Ventura, CA 93003

805.765.9300

[email protected]


 

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Our online Master of Legal Studies (M.L.S.) program is flexible and can be completed in approximately 18 months, tailored to your particular schedule.

Campus Locations

 

SANTA BARBARA CAMPUS

Located in the heart of downtown, the Santa Barbara campus is within easy walking distance of many private and public law offices and the Santa Barbara Courthouse, where students have access to the McMahon Law Library.

20 E. Victoria St
Santa Barbara, CA

805.979.9860

[email protected]

 

VENTURA CAMPUS

The Ventura campus is conveniently located approximately one mile from the Ventura County Government Center, where students can access the County Law Library resources

4475 Market Street
Ventura, CA 93003

805.765.9300

[email protected]


 

ONLINE


Our online Master of Legal Studies (M.L.S.) program is flexible and can be completed in approximately 18 months, tailored to your particular schedule.

COLLEGES OF LAW DEGREES

Juris Doctor (J.D.)

Our accredited J.D. program thoroughly prepares graduates to sit for the California Bar Exam through a collaborative learning environment that emphasizes discussion and debate. Students develop the skills needed to effectively advocate for a diverse range of clients and serving the community by making law more accessible to the public.

Master of Legal Studies (M.L.S.)

Our accessible online M.L.S. program enables working professionals and caretakers to become informed, innovative problem-solvers in fields that routinely intersect with law. By studying the legal system and its workplace implications, working professionals gain the expertise necessary to navigate legal challenges that arise in their chosen field.

COLLEGES OF LAW IN NUMBERS

J.D. Program Overview

M.L.S. Program Overview

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Academic Experience Satisfaction*

Diverse Student Body

Purple Bar for 94%
Brown Bar for 6%

94% of respondents are either satisfied or very satisfied with their overall academic experience at COL.

(Source: COL Student Satisfaction Survey Spring 2016)

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SEE YOURSELF HERE

“If I were to do everything again, I would do it exactly the same way that I did. I am very satisfied and happy with my entire professional career. I have a lot of admiration for my former professors, who are now colleagues.”
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Kata Kim, J.D. '10
Current job: Attorney

“It’s been fascinating. I will be forever grateful to COL for opening those first doors for me. The school is really good about telling graduates that you can do anything you want to do. Just go for it.”
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Betty L. Jeppesen, J.D. '81
Current job: Law Associate

CONTACT US

Santa Barbara Campus

805.979.9860
805.966.7181 (fax)

[email protected]

Ventura Campus

805.765.9300
805.658.0529 (fax)

[email protected]