Student Achivement


Degree Profile

The Law graduate from UDLA is a professional with an integral formation who demonstrates extensive theoretical and practical legal knowledge in multidisciplinary and cutting-edge issues. The Law graduate analyzes, applies legal criteria, and interprets international events. Such skills and abilities allow them to participate in local and global contexts, applying ethical principles and values was well as a commitment to social and environmental responsibility.

The graduate articulates knowledge of core components comprised in the field of law, including constitutional and human rights, economic and commercial law, public law, and private law. The law graduate evaluates policies and their legal repercussions, seeking the common good and avoiding conflict when possible, and facing it assertively when necessary. Graduates advise and support with expertise, develop solutions, and display creative thinking through decision-making and the pertinent and innovative resolution of legal problems. In addition, the law graduate investigates and argues for valid proposals regarding national, regional, and global issues and demonstrates effective use of information and communication techniques and legal oratory.

A graduate of Law is expected to continue professional development, to exhibit ethical behavior in professional practice, as an individual and in collaboration with others, and to respect human rights, diversity, and multiculturalism. He is a professional with an integral formation who demonstrates extensive legal knowledge and is adept at the theoretical-practical aspects of multidisciplinary and cutting-edge issues.

Retention and Graduation Rates

Retention and graduation rates are calculated through the 2019- 2020 academic year, based on new, first-time students entering in the fall semester, regardless of whether they enroll in the daytime or evening version of their program (if available). These rates do not consider incoming transfer students. The duration of the Architecture program has according to a duration of 5 years and 150% of that amount. Thepercentage of graduates in each cohort by gender considers only actual graduates, not the original makeup of the cohort

Program Learning Outcomes

In every semester, the program provides assessment results according to its Multiannual Assessment Plan (MAP), which typically considers one or more of its program learning outcomes (PLOs). Most programs utilize the platform Brightspace to collect and assess student work and to present the data and evidence of student achievement. These results and their analysis, with the objective of identifying areas for improvement, are presented in the program’s annual assessment report. In the graphic below, the most recent period in which a PLO has been assessed is indicated, with the percentage indicating achievement of the expected performance standard for that PLO, according to the rubric used to evaluate the student work. This standard can be designated at an introductory, intermediate, or final level, depending upon how the course learning outcomes (CLOs) align to each PLO in the program’s curriculum map.

A graduate of the LAW program will be able to:

RC1- Apply both general and specific theoretical-practical knowledge of the law to address contemporary and multidisciplinary issues. Effective since : 2019 to 2022

RC2- Research issues in the field of law through the analysis of scholarly sources, including legal, jurisprudential, and doctrinal texts. Effective since : 2019 to 2022

RC3- Evaluate public policy, its applications, challenges, and implications for society, based on theoretical and doctrinal postulates of law. Effective since : 2020

RC4- Advise institutions and individuals in order to prevent and resolve legal problems, demonstrating professional ethics at all times. Effective since : 2019 to 2020

RC5- Make use of information and communication technologies to process information and to study legal phenomena and problems, in the era of digital justice. Effective since : 2020

RC6- Adopt a human rights approach, respecting diversity and multiculturalism. Effective since : 2019 to 2022

RC7- Analyze, argue, and generate valid legal proposals in individual and collaborative work to respond to contemporary national, regional, and global issues. Effective since : 2019 to 2020

RC8- Employ legal argumentation and oratory to present and defend a technical-legal position before an audience. Effective since : 2019 to 2020