We are located in the heart of downtown Columbus, Ohio.
For the 2012 Entering Class, the median LSAT was 150 and median GPA was 3.16.
For the 2012-2013 academic year, the cost of tuition is $33,263 for full-time day program, $21,793 for our part-time evening program and $19,499 for our part-time day program. ($1147 per credit hour).
Capital University Law School operates on a rolling admissions basis but have a suggested deadline of May 1.
The application fee is $40. Apply before March 1 to have the application fee waived.
We strive to have a decision made within 4 weeks of receiving your completed application.
To be considered for admission, an applicant must have a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university by the date of enrollment. You may be accepted before the undergraduate degree has been obtained, but such acceptance is conditional upon your receipt of the degree. For further information, follow the application instructions.
Capital’s passage rate for first-time takers over the last five years (10 exams) is 90% which ranks us 2nd in the state of Ohio among nine law schools. For the most recent bar exam, Capital’s first time passage rate was 92% (July 2012 exam).
Capital offers both part-time day and evening programs. Full-time vs part-time.
A student is generally able to complete our full-time program in three years, our part-time evening program in four years and two summers and our part-time day program in four to five years, depending on whether summer courses are taken.
Yes. As a Capital University Law School graduate you are eligible to take the bar exam in any state. However, you must fulfill the requirements of the state in which you want to take the bar exam. Information about other state bar exams.
Yes. We offer concentration certificates in:
Children & Family LawCivil LitigationDispute Resolution Environmental LawGovernmental AffairsLabor and Employment LawPublicly Held Companies Small Business Entities
We offer several types of financial aid to our students. Federal Direct Stafford Loans, Federal Direct Graduate PLUS Loans, Scholarships, Federal Work-Study and Veteran’s Educational Benefits in the form of our participation in the Yellow Ribbon Program.
Do I have to submit an additional application to be considered for scholarships?
No. When you apply for admission Capital University Law School, you are considered for any scholarship for which you are eligible.
Do I have to file a FAFSA?To be eligible for federal financial aid, all students are required to complete FAFSA.
Yes, we offer combined degree programs to earn your JD and the following graduate degrees:
Master of Business AdministrationMaster of Sports Administration Master of Science in NursingMaster of Theology Master of Laws in BusinessMaster of Laws in Business & TaxationMaster of Laws in Taxation
We do not offer on-campus housing; however, there are several wonderful neighborhoods within minutes of the law school.
Capital has a strong commitment to providing real-world experience and offers our students several opportunities to experience experiential learning at its finest:
The Center for Dispute Resolution National Center for Adoption Law & PolicyThe General Litigation ClinicThe Mediation ClinicThe Family Advocacy ClinicThe Small Business Clinic
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Call or email the Office of Admission to arrange for an official visit. Speak to an Admissions Representative; take a tour of the law school or sit in on a class…we will tailor a visit to your interests.
Capital does not require students to have a laptop computer, however, it is suggested.
Generally, first year students spend 2.5 to 3 hours of study time for every 1 hour of class time.
We will receive all LSAT scores you have received during the past five years. However, we accept your highest LSAT score for decision purposes.
Yes. We are accredited by the American Bar Association (http://www.americanbar.org) and the Association of American Law Schools (http://www.aals.org/).
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