Review the detailed instructions as you complete the application. You will be notified by email once your application has been received.
The email will include instructions on how to check your file status online.
Applicants who are provisionally admitted and do not wish to apply for scholarship assistance may contact the Office of Admissions so that they can be officially admitted at that time.
The application review process includes a thorough evaluation of a candidate's academic record, including the rigor and breadth of the curriculum, overall grade trends, any graduate level work, and test scores.
Automatic fee waivers: Our application fee will be waived automatically if you received a waiver of the fees associated with taking the LSAT.
We do not offer automatic service-related fee waivers. A decision on your need-based fee waiver request must be received prior to submitting the application electronically, so plan ahead.Required items should be submitted as soon as possible.Applications that are missing required material will be reviewed later in the cycle and final decisions will be rendered based on the information that exists in the file at that time. The non-refundable payment must be submitted electronically with the application.As part of the scholarship application process, candidates will have the opportunity to participate in a Skype interview with a member of the committee, if they choose to do so.Those who apply for scholarship consideration will receive their official admission letter and financial aid decision soon after the Scholarship Committee completes its review.The following instructions are for first-year JD applicants to the 2020 entering class.The first-year JD application is also used to apply for dual degree programs.First year students begin their study of law through the traditional core courses of civil procedure, constitutional law, contracts, criminal law, property, and torts.At least one first-year course is a small section of less than 30 students and rarely does any first-year class exceed 90 students.Special care is taken when evaluating applications to achieve diversity in interests, perspectives, and backgrounds.When the admissions committee determines that additional information would be helpful in making a final decision, applicants may be invited to interview with a member of the committee.