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Graduate Admissions Requirements-WCL

NOTE: Unless otherwise noted, all programs require:

• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university;

• Transcript from all institutions of higher learning attended. If the original transcripts/degree confirmation is not in English, certified English translations must be provided. For some programs, international applicants must provide a course by course evaluation of transcripts by World Education Services or Educational Credential Evaluators.

• 3.0 GPA in last 60 hours (90 quarter hours) of undergraduate work; and two recommendation letters

• International students whose first language is not English, a TOEFL score of 100 IBT or an IELTS score of 7 or Pearson Test of English score of 68.

Other Schools and Colleges

College of Arts and Sciences
Kogod School of Business
School of Communication
School of International Service
School of Public Affairs

Washington College of Law


 Area of Study Degree Required Exam Deadline for Fall Admission Special Provisions, Application Deadlines, and Requirements
Law JD LSAT March 1
(Extended to May 1 2015)
The application deadline for Fall 2015 has been extended to May 1, 2015.
 Law and Government LLM    July 1 (Fall)
Nov. 1 (Spring)
Law degree required. Rolling Admissions. For Dual LLM/MPP and LLM/MPA please see School of Public Affairs Listing
International Legal Studies
   July 1 (Fall)
Nov. 1 (Spring)
Law degree required; rolling admission. For LLM/MBA, please see MBA requirements; must be admitted to ILSP first.
Advocacy LL.M.
   July 1 (Fall)
Nov. 1 (Spring)
Law degree required; rolling admission.
 Law SJD   Feb. 1
LLM degree required; No Rolling Admission. Fall admission only.