The College of Law was established in 2001 to meet the demands of local and regional communities for qualified legal professionals holding bachelor degrees in law. Over time, the College has expanded in its programs to offer the masters program in private law in the fall of 2004-2005 and the masters program in public Law in the spring of 2005-2006.
In light of the increasing number of those who wish to study law, the University established a branch for the College of Law in Khorfakan in the fall of 2007-2008 admitting its first class of 45 students. Furthermore, the College established another branch in Kalba in the fall of 2010-2011. In the fall of 2014-2015, a total of 382 students enrolled in both branches. The College has continued to expand by offering programs to achieve its goals of providing skilled and professional academics, the College thus offered the doctorate program in law (Public Law and Private Law) in the fall of 2011-2012.
The College has witnessed an increasing number of students. A large number of students graduated at the end of the academic year 2013-2014.
All programs offered in the College of Law are accredited by the UAE's Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research (MOHSER).