A Global Community

Since its inception, Vanderbilt LL.M. candidates have come to Nashville from across the world, studying alongside J.D. candidates to elevate their legal careers. Vanderbilt LL.M. students hail from a variety of personal and professional backgrounds that contribute to a rich educational experience. See their details below in our LL.M. class profile. 

  • 58%

    female students

  • 103

    undergraduate and graduate institutions

  • 51

    average class size

Countries represented in recent years:

DenmarkDominican RepublicEcuadorFranceGermany
The NetherlandsNew ZealandNicaraguaNigeriaNorway
RussiaSierra LeoneSingaporeSpainSouth Korea
United KingdomUkraineVenezuela

Universities represented in recent years:

Beijing Jiaotong UniversityBeijing Normal UniversityCentral China Normal UniversityChina Foreign Affairs UniversityChina University of Political Science and Law
Chuo UniversityDalhousie UniversityDoshisha UniversityEast China University of Political Science and LawFaculdade de Direito Milton Campos
Federal University of Mato Grosso do SulIvan Franko National University of LawJilin UniversityJinan UniversityNanjing University
Nankai UniversityNational and Kapodistrian University of AthensNorthwest University of Political Science and LawObafemi Awolowo UniversityOcean University
Panthéon-Assas University Paris IIPontificia Universidade Catolica de Sao PauloPontificia Universidade Catolica do RioSan Beda CollegeSeoul National University
Shandong UniversitySoochow UniversitySouthwest University of Finance and EconomicsSouthwest University of Political Science and LawSun Yat-sen University
Tokyo UniversityUniversidad Catolica de Santiago de GuayaquilUniversidad Catolica Santa Maria la AntiguaUniversidad Libre de ColombiaUniversidad Santa Maria-Caracas
Universidade Candido MendesUniversidade Estadual de LondrinaUniversitat BayreuthUniversitat LuzernUniversitat Zurich
Universite de StrasbourgUniversity of DelhiUniversity of IbadanUniversity of International Business and EconomicsUniversity of Ottowa
University of StrathclydeUnivresite de RennesXiamen University Tan Kah Kee CollegeZhejiang UniversityZhongnan University of Economics and Law

This is a sample list of universities represented. For additional information on universities represented, please contact us.

Vanderbilt students came from the following companies:

Allbright Law OfficeErnst & Young (EY)Langer Advogados AssociadosMizuho BankRodolfo Gropen Avocadia
Aluko & OyebodeEsteves e Esteves Advogados AssociadosLG ElectronicsMorgan & MorganSeoul District Court
Betita Cabilao Casuela Sarmiento Law OfficeG.A. Hauer Law FirmMcDermott Will & EmeryNagase & Co.,Ltd.Shanghai Jinzhong Law
Bird & BirdGrandall Law FirmMeyerlustenberger Lachenal Ltd.Nippon SteelSM Legal Vision, LLP
Boss & Young Law FirmGustavo Padilha AdvogadosMindcrest India Pvt. Ltd.Nishimura & Asahi Law FirmSo-net Entertainment
Brazilian Bar AssociationInvest KoreaMinister's SecretariatNisshin SteelThe Norinchukin Bank
Carmigniani & PerezJindal Global Law SchoolMinistry of Agriculture and CommerceOAKE LegalV. Ramchander Goud & Associates
Center of ArbitrationJuris CorpMinistry of Foreign AffairsOlaniwun Ajayi LPVierano Avogados
Denton’s Law FirmKing & Wood MallesonsMinistry of JusticeOsaka District CourtWalder Wyss
DLA PiperKorea Export-Import BankMitsubishiOsaka Gas CorporationZomorodi Law Firm

llm beyond the numbers

A Holistic Approach

We are always on the lookout for internationally trained attorneys and recent law graduates from around the world who are eager and prepared for a challenging and productive year at Vanderbilt Law.

A small, carefully selected student body is a vital component of our personal approach to legal education. We evaluate each application thoroughly, considering all of the information provided in each application.

Learn more about our admission standards, how to apply, and what Vanderbilt Law can do for you on the LL.M. Application page. 

View Application Requirements

Meet Our Students

Maggie Ren '25

The format of the Vanderbilt LL.M. program offers considerable exposure to the J.D. program, which Ren transferred into after completing her LL.M.

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Venkata Pothula '24

Through his coursework, Pothula was able to tie various offerings of the curriculum together into a more comprehensive understanding of the environmental law industry. 

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Bruna Bromfim '23

Bruna Bromfim chose Vanderbilt Law School’s LL.M. program because she wanted to deepen her knowledge of corporate law and change the focus of her law practice.

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Have Questions?

If you have any questions about the application process, please contact the Admissions Office at (+1) 615-322-6452 or email us below.