David Gergen is the founding and current Chair of Elon Law’s national advisory board. He is a former advisor to four United States presidents. Mr. Gergen is senior political analyst for CNN and professor of public service and co-director of the Center for Public Leadership at the Harvard Kennedy School. Learn more about Mr. Gergen here.
Elon University School of Law is leading innovation in legal education by integrating traditional classroom instruction with highly experiential full-time residencies-in-practice in a logically sequenced program of professional preparation. This unique approach to legal education provides graduates with the knowledge, skills and ethics focus necessary to excel as 21st century lawyers. Designed to accelerate professional maturation, Elon Law’s groundbreaking approach is accomplished in two and one-half years, which provides distinctive value by lowering tuition and permitting graduates early entry into their professional careers.
Quick Facts about Elon Law
All entering Elon Law students will benefit from a full-time, course-connected residency-in-practice (the first & only U.S. law school to ensure this experience)
Elon Law is the first and only law school in the nation to move to a standard two-and-a-half year curriculum for all students, accelerating their career starts
Elon Law's tuition is 20 percent lower than the national private law school average, even before calculating in the school's significant scholarship and fellowship opportunities
Elon Law's application rate increase in 2017 over the previous admissions cycle, indicating surging interest in Elon Law's groundbreaking new approach. Applications have increased nearly 40 percent since 2014-15.