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Impact in Action

Annual Report

Thank you for your generous support of the Law School! Your thoughtful contribution drives everything we do, from enhancing our innovative curriculum and advancing faculty scholarship to broadening pathways to service and sustaining our robust financial aid program. Your support allows us to expand access to our institution and train the best and the brightest aspiring lawyers and leaders. Thank you for helping us to preserve our place as a leader in legal education for generations to come. We hope you enjoy reading more about the many ways in which your gift benefits our community.

University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School Captures  #6 Spot in 2023 U.W. News & World Report

This is the first time that Penn Carey Law has been the sole occupant of the #6 spot, marking the highest ranking the Law School has achieved since U.S. News began ranking law school in 1987.

Historic Clerkship Attainment

During the 2021-2022 academic year, student and alumni applicants obtained 102 total clerkships – the highest number of clerkships ever attained in Law School history. Notably, this cycle of clerkships includes two with U.S. Supreme Court Justices – a feat last achieved at the Law School 15 years ago.

Expanding Access

Expanding Access

Annual gifts provide critical support to bolster our robust financial aid and scholarship programs. It allows us to open the doors of our institution to the highest-achieving students of all backgrounds, improving pathways to the profession for talented students, as well as providing funding for fellowships, internships, research, and other academic experiences that give our students the flexibility to pursue their interests.

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Beyond the Classroom

Beyond the Classroom

Experiential learning remains a core feature of the Law School’s curriculum. Funding from alumni and friends allows our students to take advantage of numerous training opportunities, deepening their understanding of the law while honing their skills in a practical setting. Donor support also supports wellness initiatives and extracurricular programming like our renowned journals that improve student life while equipping them with the tools they need for career-long success.

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Igniting Positive Change

Igniting Positive Change

The Law School fosters a robust and deeply committed public interest community, integrating pro bono work and an ethos of service into every student’s experience. Contributions fuel our efforts to support the Law School’s rapidly growing public interest community, providing essential resources for everything from summer fellowships and clinics to pro bono offerings and externships.
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Transformative Faculty

Transformative Faculty

Thanks to the generosity of alumni and friends like you, the Law School has made critical investments to recruit and retain a preeminent faculty. Your support enables our professors’ pathbreaking research, allowing them to push the boundaries of their fields and advance the legal profession in new and exciting ways. The diverse perspectives and wide-ranging expertise of our faculty enrich our classrooms and ensure our students will be well-prepared for the challenges ahead.

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Thank you

To our community of donors and partners, we appreciate your unwavering support and contribution to our continued success.