ADMISSION

Our Admissions Committee thoroughly reviews every application to understand the strengths, skills and unique potential of each prospective student. All information you submit is considered, and we encourage you to be thorough and straight forward. We want to make sure that the University of St. Thomas School of Law is a good fit for you, and that you are a good fit for the School of Law.

Master's Program

You must hold a bachelor’s degree or higher degree to be eligible for admission. Standardized test scores are not required for admission, but you are invited to submit GRE, GMAT, LSAT or MCAT scores to supplement the admissions materials.

A completed application for the M.S.L. in Organizational Ethics and Compliance will include:

• an application form,

• official academic transcript(s) from all colleges and universities attended,

• two letters of recommendation (no more than four),

• a written response to essay questions posed on the application form, and

• your resume or CV.

Admissions Timeline

Sept. 1: Application available. St. Thomas operates on a rolling admissions basis.
Jan. 1: FAFSA application available. File any time between Jan. 1 and Aug. 1.
April 15: Priority application deadline. (Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis after this deadline, but priority is given to applicants applying by April 15.)
May 15: Priority registration deadline.
July 1: FAFSA priority filing date.
Aug. 1: Final application deadline.
Aug. 22: Orientation.
Sept. 3: Classes begin.

Apply Online Through Graduate Admissions

1. Complete the online application.

Includes: essays, resume or CV, and any necessary addendums

2. Ask at least two people to submit their recommendations to the Office of Admissions. Use the Letter of Recommendation Form LLM/MSL form provided.

3. Arrange to have official academic transcripts, from all universities attended, sent directly to the Office of Admissions.

Mailing address and contact info:
University of St. Thomas School of Law
Office of Admissions
1000 LaSalle Avenue
MSL 124
Minneapolis, MN 55403-2015

(651) 962-4895 or (800) 328-6819 (Ext. 2-4895)

e-mail: lawschool@stthomas.edu

 

ON-CAMPUS LL.M. Program

You must hold a Juris Doctor from an ABA-accredited law school or be enrolled in a J.D. program at an ABA-accredited law school to be eligible for admission into the on-campus LL.M. in Organizational Ethics and Compliance program.

A completed application for the LL.M. in Organizational Ethics and Compliance will include:

• an application form,

• official academic transcript(s) from all colleges and universities attended,

• two letters of recommendation (no more than four),

• a written response to essay questions posed on the application form, and

• your resume or CV.

If you are a current student or graduate of St. Thomas Law, your J.D. application materials and academic records will be considered along with your application for this program. You are not required to resubmit transcripts already on file with the law school. Letters of recommendation are optional.

Admissions Timeline

Sept 1: Application available. St. Thomas operates on a rolling admissions basis.
Jan. 1: FAFSA application available. File any time between Jan. 1 and Aug. 1.
April 15: Priority application deadline for Fall students. (Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis after this deadline, but priority is given to applicants applying by April 15.)
May 15: Fall priority registration deadline.
July 1: FAFSA priority filing date.
Aug. 1: Final application deadline for Fall students.
Aug. 22: Orientation.
Sept. 3: Fall classes begin.

Apply Online Through LSAC

  1. Sign up for an account at www.lsac.org
  2. Register for the LL.M. Credential Assembly Service (LL.M. CAS)
    • Arrange to have official academic transcripts, from all universities attended, sent to LSAC to be included in your LL.M. CAS report
    • Submit at least two letters of recommendation (no more than four)
  3. Complete the St. Thomas electronic application directly through LSAC. 
    • Includes: essays, resume or CV, and any necessary addendums.

Apply Online Through Graduate Admissions

1. Complete the online application.

Includes: essays, resume or CV, and any necessary addendums

2. Ask at least two people to submit their recommendations to the Office of Admissions. Use the Letter of Recommendation form provided.

3. Arrange to have official academic transcripts, from all universities attended, sent directly to the Office of Admissions.

Mailing address and contact info:
University of St. Thomas School of Law
Office of Admissions
1000 LaSalle Avenue
MSL 124
Minneapolis, MN 55403-2015

(651) 962-4895 or (800) 328-6819 (Ext. 2-4895)

e-mail: lawschool@stthomas.edu

Online LL.M. Program

You must hold a Juris Doctor from an ABA-accredited law school or be enrolled in a J.D. program at an ABA-accredited law school to be eligible for admission into the online LL.M. in Organizational Ethics and Compliance program. Applications are accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis.

The application period will close when 25 cohorts are accepted into the program, and no later than Nov. 15, 2017.

How to Apply

You will apply online via LSAC.

  1. Sign up for an account at www.lsac.org.
  2. Register for the LL.M. Credential Assembly Service (LL.M. CAS).
    • Arrange to have official academic transcripts, from all universities attended, sent to LSAC to be included in your LL.M. CAS report
    • Submit at least two letters of recommendation (no more than four)
  3. Complete the St. Thomas electronic application directly through LSAC.
    • Includes: essays, resume or CV, and any necessary addendums.

J.D. Dual Degree & Concentration Options

The School of Law begins accepting applications to the J.D. Program on Sept. 1 of each year and closes the application period every Aug. 1. A completed application for the J.D. Program includes:

  • an application form,
  • a personal statement, and
  • a complete CAS report from the Law School Data Assembly Service (including your LSAT score, two letters of recommendation, and a copy of all transcripts from post-secondary institutions).

For detailed information on admission to the J.D. program, including the online application, visit our J.D. admissions page