Graduate Admissions

Application Deadlines

Full-time LLM Program

Applicants with Foreign Education Credentials

  •  December 15, 2016

Prospective students who received their legal education outside of the United States must apply by December 15 for Fall 2017 entry.

Applicants with Domestic Education Credentials

  •  LLM in Legal Theory: February 1, 2017
  •  LLM in Taxation:
     o February 1, 2017 (priority scholarship deadline)
     o April 3, 2017 (final)
  •  All other programs: April 3, 2017

Prospective students who received their legal education in the US or Puerto Rico, and those who completed both a foreign law degree and a US JD, must apply by the above deadlines for Fall 2017 entry.

Part-time Programs

  •  Spring 2017 Entry: November 1, 2016
  •  Fall 2017 Entry: June 1, 2017

The application for Fall 2017 entry becomes available in January. Applicants with foreign education credentials must apply for part-time entry in the fall because preliminary required courses are offered in August only.

JSD Program

  •  February 1, 2017

Prospective doctoral students must electronically attach both the JSD Sample Research Paper and JSD Proposal of Study in order to submit the online application on or before the deadline. Late submission of proposals, or revisions to proposals, are not permitted.