JD Application Instructions

  • Application Pre-Requisites 

    1. Applicants must have completed an undergraduate bachelor's degree program at a regionally accredited institution.

    Application Instructions 

    1. Complete the online application and submit the $40 application fee. Apply on or before February 1 and your application fee will be waived automatically.   
    2.  Register for and take the Law School Admission Test (LSAT).
      The LSAT is offered four times a year: June, October, December, and February
      • LSAT score(s) will be included automatically as a part of your Credential Assembly Service (CAS) Report.  
      • You may submit your application prior to taking the LSAT. Please indicate on your application when you will be taking the exam. 
       
    3. Register for the Credential Assembly Service (CAS) - Required 
    4. Submit undergraduate transcripts and graduate transcripts (if applicable) to the CAS - Required 
    5. Submit two letters of recommendation to the CAS - Required  
    6. Submit a personal statement - Required
      • Your personal statement must be uploaded and sent through the LSAC online application process as a part of your online application. 
       
    7. Submit special circumstances and/or optional essay.
      •  Essay(s) must be uploaded as a part of your online application. 
       
    8. Submit a resume - Required  
      •  Your resume must be uploaded as a part of your online application. 

    Check the status of your application online.

    Students who have graduated from a foreign institution should follow the steps for Applying as an International Student.