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Applying to Moritz
College begins accepting applications for early decision and regular admissions
Early Decision Agreement & application received by the Admissions Office
Early Decision File must be completed (including application, application fee, letters of recommendation, Law School Data Assembly Service (LSDAS) report, resume, and personal statement)
Early decision applicants are notified of admissions decision
Last day to turn in applications for regular admissions
The Moritz College of Law is committed to enrolling highly motivated women and men who have excelled academically and who bring to the college a diversity of personal and professional backgrounds.
Each first-year class consists of approximately 200 students. Enrollment is limited to full-time study and new law students may begin only in the autumn semester.
In selecting members of the entering class, the Admissions Committee reviews each applicant's academic record and considers the rigor of the courses taken, grade trends, letters of recommendation provided by faculty, and circumstances that may have influenced the applicant's academic performance. Applications also are reviewed in light of the applicant's performance on the LSAT and any special skills or accomplishments the applicant may have developed relevant to the study of law.
Members of the committee seek to appropriately weigh both quantitative measures and qualitative information. The committee is aware that the candidate's undergraduate performance and the LSAT score do not provide a perfect correlation with law school performance. The committee encourages all students to develop well-written personal statements that provide insights about such topics as the applicant's intellectual potential, career goals, leadership ability, personal strengths, and unusually time-consuming extracurricular activities or work experience during or after college.
Admissions Requirements and Timing
Applicants for admission must possess a bachelor's degree, or its international equivalent, from an accredited college or university prior to enrolling at Moritz. The committee does not require any particular major or undergraduate field of study; however, prospective students are advised to enroll in courses that develop and refine skills in the areas of writing, critical reading, and logical reasoning.
All applicants must register for the LSAT and subscribe to the Law School Data Assembly Service. Applicants are encouraged to take the LSAT in June, October, or December in the year prior to the desired date of entry. Applications for admission may be submitted between Sept. 15 and March 31 preceding the autumn term of enrollment.