Boise is the hub of Idaho’s economic and government activity and the heart of the Treasure Valley. Our downtown location provides students with several unique learning opportunities:
Located in Idaho's capital, our Boise location offers opportunities for government and entrepreneurship study.
- Business Law and Entrepreneurship
- Natural Resources and Environmental Law (3rd year only)
- J.D./M.B.A. (Master of Business Administration)
- J.D./M.S. in Accountancy, Taxation
Idaho Law and Justice Learning Center
Situated in the Idaho Law and Justice Learning Center (ILJLC), the Boise location is adjacent to the Idaho State Capitol, Idaho Supreme Court and Idaho State Bar. The ILJLC also houses the Idaho State Law Library, which provides attorneys, judges and students a vast array of resources for legal research.
Clinics offer valuable practical experience, which gives students a head start in their legal career. The following are available on the Boise campus: Economic Development Clinic, Tax Clinic and Small Business Legal Clinic.
Semester in Practice
Boise and the Treasure Valley provide third-year law students semester-in-practice opportunities in various fields of law. The experience gives students hands-on practical training with approved public agencies and nonprofit organizations that benefit from their talent and enthusiasm.
Boise is the hub of Idaho’s economic and government activity but has a relatively small population of approximately 200,000 people. Boise offers art galleries, museums, opera, a Shakespeare Festival and a music festival. The city also has a rich and dynamic downtown area with theater, ballet, a zoo, parks, and first-rate dining and shopping.
Boise is affordable, with an amazing downtown marketplace filled with passionate people and smart ideas. Boise folks are noted for being friendly, happy and environmentally conscious. There is always something to do in the city with its diverse array of community events and festivals.
Gateway to Recreation
The Boise area has plenty to offer the outdoor enthusiast with its surrounding lakes and rivers and nearby Rocky Mountains. Boise is an ideal destination for boating, fishing, skiing, snowboarding, backpacking and more. In addition, the greenbelt along the Boise River and through downtown is popular with cyclists and joggers. You just can’t beat the spectacular vista of the Boise skyline.
Studying in Boise, the capital of Idaho and principal center of government, enables students to work alongside Idaho lawmakers and members of the state and federal judiciaries. This provides many opportunities for professional development and networking.
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