We've been shaping the future of legal education since 1889.

As one of Canada’s largest, oldest and most distinguished law schools, we have a rich history of developing thought leaders and leading lawyers.  We do this with our Juris Doctor, Graduate and Professional Development programs that combine the best of critical thinking, experiential learning and rigorous and innovative curricula.  Our internationally renowned faculty is recognized for their excellence in teaching and as well as their influence in the legal and policy landscape in Canada and beyond.   Our student community is intelligent, diverse, and creative. Our renowned alumni, who have excelled worldwide in public agencies, private law firms, corporations, government, legal clinics and universities.

Our commitment to excellence and leadership, coupled with our spirit of service, is articulated in our motto, Through Law to Justice.

Who We Are

Founded: 1889

Dean: Lorne Sossin ‘92

Faculty: 60

Degree Program Students (approx.):

JD: 900

Graduate: LLM – 30; PhD – 76

Professional LLM: 100 full-time; 275 part-time

Alumni: 14,000

Research Centres & Institutes: 6

Clinics & Intensive Programs: 16

Campuses: 2

Ignat Kaneff Building*, Keele campus of York University

Osgoode Professional Development, Yonge and Dundas Sts., Toronto

*LEED Silver Certification

Acknowledgment of Indigenous Peoples and Traditional Territories

Osgoode Hall Law School recognizes that many Indigenous nations have longstanding relationships with the territories upon which our campuses are located that precede the establishment of Osgoode Hall Law School and York University. We acknowledge our presence on the traditional territories of the Mississaugas of New Credit, the Huron-Wendat, the Haudenosaunee Confederacy and the Métis Nation of Ontario.