Washington University School of Law seeks students whose academic abilities meet the rigorous demands of our top-ranked program.
Applications are accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis throughout the year, and you will receive your admissions decision shortly after you submit your application. You are encouraged to submit your completed application as soon as possible.
Dates and Deadlines
The @WashULaw LL.M. in U.S. Law program offers foreign-trained lawyers the ability to begin their course of study on one of four start dates throughout the year (January, April, July or October). We will be happy to support you throughout the application process.
|Program Start Date||Priority Deadline Date||Application Deadline|
|January 18, 2017||October 24, 2016||December 12, 2016|
|April 4, 2017||January 23, 2017||February 27, 2017|
|July 4, 2017||April 24, 2017||May 29, 2017|
If you have any questions, please contact us by phone at (+1) 314-281-5200 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Complete Application Requirements
The following information must be on file in order for your application to be considered complete:
- Online application
- Application fee or waiver
- Statement of Purpose
- Official transcripts from all educational institutions attended
Statement of Purpose
This essay should answer the question: Why do you want to pursue your LL.M. in U.S. Law? The essay should be 400-500 words.
Candidates must submit official transcripts from every institution attended, regardless of whether a degree was earned, including community college or study abroad programs. Transcript requests can take time to process, so we recommend submitting requests to these institutions as soon as possible. All official transcripts should be sent to:
@WashULaw – LL.M. in U.S. Law
8201 Corporate Drive
Landover, MD 20785
United States of America
To submit electronic copies of your transcripts, please email documents to email@example.com.
Letters Of Recommendation
Letters of recommendation are not required; however if you feel that your application would be strengthened by professional recommendations, you may submit them along with your other application materials.
An interview is required for admission into the @WashULaw LL.M. program. After we receive your application, we will contact you to set up a personal interview. Interviews will be conducted in English via video conference using a basic web cam, which is integrated into most laptop computers. We will invite you to participate in the interview after we have received transcripts for all undergraduate and graduate course work.
The application fee for the LL.M. program is $70, and it is non-refundable. Candidates who qualify for an application-fee waiver must send a formal request to their Admissions Counselor along with supporting documentation before submitting the application. A refund cannot be issued for an application fee already paid.