First-Year Applicants

We’re glad you’re ready to take the first step toward joining our community as a first-year law student!

Please review our Admission Policies and Application Procedures to guide you through the process.

Application Timeline

  • September 1: Application opens
  • November 1: Early Decision deadline
  • March 1: Regular Decision deadline

Admissions Policies

Before submitting an application, please carefully read the following admission policies to fully understand the eligibility requirements.

Application Procedures

An application will be considered complete and ready for review only when all the required items have been received. It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure all application materials have been submitted and received at the law school.

Required Materials

To apply for admission as a first-year student, please register with the Law School Admission Council (LSAC), the Credential Assembly Service (CAS), and submit the following required materials:

Optional Materials

Applicants may submit one or more of the following optional statements to provide to the Admissions Committee additional insight when reviewing their application. Each optional statement may not exceed one (1) double-spaced page with a minimum 11-point font size and 1-inch margins.

Interview Opportunity

During the application process, the Admissions Committee will invite you to complete a virtual interview as part of your evaluation. Further instructions are provided through e-mail after the initial processing of an application.