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Part-Time Evening J.D. Program

In the four-year, part-time evening program, students take 9 to 12 credits per semester through a combination of in-person and online instruction. After completing the required courses, students explore other areas of the law through a combination of elective classes and externships within the greater Wilmington legal community and beyond. In-person courses are taken at the University’s Brandywine location.

4 years to complete

In-person learning format

$18,000 annual tuition


Projected course sequence

First year courses (all required, one online course per semester)

Fall semester - two days on-campus (10 credits)

Civil Procedure (4 credits)

Legal Writing I (3 credits)

Contracts I (3 credits)

Spring semester - two days on-campus (8 credits)

Torts (4 credits)

Legal Writing II (2 credits)

Contracts II (2 credits)

Second year courses (all required, one online course per semester)

Fall semester - two days on-campus (12 credits)

Constitutional Law I (4 credits)

Professional Responsibility (3 credits)

Sales and Leases (2 credits)

Criminal Law (3 credits)

Spring semester - three days on-campus (11 credits)

Property (4 credits)

Constitutional Law II (2 credits)

Agency & Partnership (2 credits)

Advanced Legal Analysis (3 credits)

Third year courses (all required, one online course per semester)

Fall semester - three days on-campus (12 credits)

Constitutional Criminal Procedure (3 credits)

Corporations (3 credits)

Evidence (3 credits)

Trusts and Estates (3 credits)

Spring semester - four days on-campus (9 credits)

Family Law (3 credits)

Federal Income Tax (3 credits)

Experiential Learning (3 credits, LIVE CLIENT)

Fourth year courses (two required - up to 10 credits online)

Fall semester (12 credits)

Scholarly Writing Seminar (2 credits)

Experiential Learning (3 credits)
LIVE CLIENT OR SIMULATION

Electives (7 credits)

Spring semester (12 credits)

Optional Experiential Learning (3-9 credits)
LIVE CLIENT OR SIMULATION

Electives (2-12 credits)

Projected fall first-year student schedule

Days Class Start Time End Time
Monday / Wednesday Civil Procedure
(On-campus)
6:15 PM 8:05 PM
Monday / Wednesday Legal Writing 1
(On-campus)
8:15 PM 9:30 PM
Tuesday Contracts 1
(Synchronous online lecture)
6:15 PM 7:30 PM

Classes in subsequent semesters will be scheduled between 5:45 p.m. and 9:35 p.m., Monday through Thursday.

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Choose the option that works best for your life. All cohorts feature the same curricula.

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