Like at most schools, core requirements for JD students are concentrated in the first year, tapering off into an electives,based curriculum the last two years. UNC Law has 10 joint JD/master's programs available, including a JD/MBA and a JD/MPP with Duke University. For students interested in intellectual property law, the school has a specialized curriculum track in the area.
UNC Law is a prominent name amongst employers in the Southeast, and the alumni network is strongest in Richmond, Charlotte, Atlanta and Washington, D.C. According to Vault's survey, students love the Chapel Hill area, citing its warm, college town feeling and proximity to other big schools as big pluses. Franklin Street is the main drag for bars and restaurants, and students also rally around UNC basketball.