General Admissions Requirements

The School of Law begins accepting online applications on October 1st. Application materials submitted prior to October 1st will be returned to the sender. The application deadline for submitting all application materials is noted here: Application Deadline.


Joshua Byrd ’15

A social security number is not required for admission, but is required if you intend on applying for financial assistance. If you do not submit a social security number, we will use your LSAC account number as your identifier. Therefore, please include it on your Application for Admission in the space provided. All applicants must apply using the online Application for Admission.

After initial submission of the Application for Admission, applicants have a continuing obligation to submit updated application information or other supplemental information that may have bearing on the admission decision, the accuracy of the application file, the ability to continue law school studies, or on the applicant’s eligibility to take the bar examination upon graduation. All materials submitted with the Application for Admission become property of the School of Law and cannot be returned.

An applicant to the School of Law may choose to apply to only the Day Program or the Evening Program or for consideration for admission to both the Day and Evening Programs on the same Application for Admission and one $50 non-refundable application fee. Applicants are encouraged to read the admissions information for each program and to select the program that best meets their objectives. An applicant who applies to a single program may not apply for admission to any other program after submission of the initial application.

Please note that applicants are only allowed to apply once every admission cycle.

Applicants must satisfy the application requirements for each type of applicant. Applicants may apply to the School of Law as a(n) First Time Applicant, Re-Applicant, International Applicant, Transfer Student  through the online application for admission.  Only completed applicant files are reviewed by the Admissions Committee.  Click on the applicant types listed above for the various admission requirements.

Law students may apply as a Visiting Student or a Re-Admitted Student. Click on the applicant types listed for the various admission requirements.