Law Faculty of University of Muhammadiyah Malang (hereinafter LFUMM) has began to actively organize the law study program in 1976. Since 2003, it has been established base on the National Accreditation Board (BAN) through the BAN decree No.06051/Ak-VII-S1-036/UMMIHK/XX /2003 and since then obtained and mantained its A accreditation. During its development, LFUMM for the first time achieved accreditation A according to the Accreditation System based on the National Curriculum of 1977. Moreover, based on the Decree of the Minister of Education and Culture No.070/0/1985 of February 18th 1985, LFUMM obtained a registered status. Then, in 1987 based on the Minister of Education and Culture Decree No. 0308/0/1987 of June 8th 1987 and based on the Minister of Education and Culture Decree No.0447/0/1989 of July 19th 1989, it obtained equalized status. In 1990, LFUMM was listed as one of the well-developed faculties in UMM.

        In 1993,  LFUMM was able to maintain the equalized status based on the Directorate General of Higher Education Decree and the Ministry of Education and Culture No. 648/Dikti/Kep/1993 of November 23rd 1993. Since 1998, the LFUMM has reached A accreditation based on BAN through the decree No. 01168/ Ak-1.1/UMMIHK/VIII/1998. The curriculum of LFUMM continues to experience with various reformations and improvements in line with the changes in government policies, by continuing to adjust to the needs of stakeholders and community. Based on the Decree of the Minister of Education and Culture No. 017/D.O/1993 and the Ministry of Education and Culture No. 036/U/1993 and No. 0325/U/1994 concerning the National Applicable Curriculum, there was no more majors or minors within the law study programs of LFUMM. Henceforth, the LFUMM has only one study program, namely the Law Study Program.