WilmU's law school will open this fall. (Pexels)

WilmU introduces faculty for new law school opening in fall

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Education

Wilmington University introduced the eight faculty members that will help build its new law school. Jefferey Zavrotny, associate dean for law admissions, said the school has had about 40 applicants thus far for the first classes, which begin this fall. Dean Phillip Closius said they expect about 100 students to enroll in its first year.  Closius was the dean of …

WilmU School of Law Dean Phillip Closius in his first presser Thusday.

WilmU law school to start with 100 students, be accredited by 2025 

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Education

Wilmington University’s School of Law expects to open in August 2023 with 100 students, 50 during the day and 50 at night. The school will not yet be accredited by the American Bar Association.  That usually takes about three years, said Dean Phillip Closius Thursday during the school’s first press conference. He expects it to be by March of 2025, …

WilmU will join Widener as the only institutions with law schools in Delaware. (Wilmington University Facebook)

WilmU to start its own law school

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Education

Wilmington University is starting a law school. It will be the First State’s second, joining Widener University’s Delaware Law School, which was founded in 1971. Soon-to-be-lawyers don’t have to rack up hundreds of thousands of dollars to attend, either.  WilmU law tuition The cost for full-time students will be $24,000 per year and $18,000 for part-time students, which the university’s …