Why Ohio State

Green OrtonAs one of the nation’s premier public law schools, The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law offers a stimulating, diverse community that ignites and supports the passionate pursuit of students’ interests inside and outside of the classroom.

The Moritz College of Law is known for the closeness of its community – a community grounded in the Midwestern values of hard work, compassion, and integrity. People at Moritz are smart and accomplished, as well as welcoming. A spirit of collaboration and cooperation permeates Drinko Hall, as students build lasting and valuable relationships with peers and professors.

Here, we encourage you to Experience Moritz to develop a deeper understanding of who we are and our mission. Hear the stories of our students, faculty, and alumni, as they talk about critical moments in their legal education and practice as lawyers – or find them via our Buckeye Nation interactive map. Use our Course Explorer to discover the areas of law that will excite and challenge you. See what awaits when you choose Ohio State.