Admission of International Students

II-3. Admission of International Students

International students must submit the following information.

  1. An Application for Admission.
  2. A $50 application processing fee drawn on a U.S. bank (make personal check, travelers check or money order payable to the University of St. Thomas School of Law).
  3. Personal Statement.
  4. LSAT scores. Please contact Law Services at for information on testing sites, dates and fees. If undergraduate work was done in Puerto Rico orCanada, the student can subscribe to the Law School Data Assembly (LSDAS) and have their transcripts and letters of recommendation sent to Law Services.
  5. If undergraduate work was done outside theUnited States, Puerto Rico, orCanada, then the student should not subscribe to the LSDAS service but have the transcript(s) of their post-secondary education reviewed by aU.S.transcript evaluation service to determine its equivalency to aU.S.baccalaureate degree. The transcript evaluation must be sent directly from the evaluation service to the UST Law Office of Admissions along with two letters of recommendation sent directly from each recommender to UST Law Admissions.
  6. If the student is a non-native speaker of English, they must take an English Proficiency Test (TOEFL at UST Law requires a minimum TOEFL score of 600 on the written test or 254 on the computer-based test. This official score report has to be sent directly to the UST Law School Admissions Office by the Educational Testing Service (ETS) inPrinceton,NJ. UST Law testing center number is 6110.

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