LL.M. Admissions Requirements
Applicants must hold a Bachelor of Law (or equivalent degree) from an approved law school or have completed the formal requirements needed to practice law in their home countries.
Application Requirements Include:
- Completed Application (using either the LSAC LL.M. Application or the Graduate College Online)
- Application Fee (pay electronically via MasterCard or Visa)
- Statement of Purpose
- Certified Transcripts and Credentials
- Declaration of Finances and supporting documentation
- Two Letters of Reference
- TOEFL or IELTS score reported from ETS or IELTS
- Copy of Passport Page
Certified Transcripts and Academic Credentials
International applicants for graduate study must submit official or attested copies of academic credentials from all universities and colleges attended, in a sealed envelope, with a certification stamp across the seal. Academic credentials include mark sheets, certificates, transcripts, and examination results and must include all coursework, grades and degree information. For each college or university attended, provide a credential in the original language, and an attested English translation.
TOEFL or IELTS Score
All applicants from countries where English is not the official language are required to submit the results of the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or International English Language Testing System (IELTS) scores. The minimum TOEFL score is 79 internet-based and must be taken within 2 years of program term of entry (August). Please use institution code 1836. The minimum IELTS score is 6.5 with subscores of 6 or higher on all four modules (Speaking, Listening, Writing and Reading).
Students begin the program only in the fall semester and applicants for the 2013-2014 school year are encouraged to apply as early as possible after October 1, 2012. The preferred application deadline is February 15, 2013.