Mission Statement

Founded in 1895, the University of Pittsburgh School of Law is one of the finest public urban law schools in the United States.  Our mission is to:

1.    Provide a world-class legal education to all of our students;

2.    Create and foster ideas and knowledge to advance and transform the law and our society;

3.    Engage, serve, and partner with local, national, and global communities; and

4.    Develop and manage resources sustainably to build a foundation of success.

Our mission reflects these core values:

  • Justice
  • Intellectual Rigor
  • Professionalism and Integrity
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusive Excellence