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JD Applicants

We are now accepting applications for Fall 2017 admission. Apply Today!

How to A​pply

Applicants to the College of Law must submit the following materials electronically through the Law School Admission Council (LSAC) and register with the LSAC Credential Assembly Service (CAS):

  • Electronic application 
  • Letter(s) of recommendation
  • Personal statement
  • Resume (optional)
  • LSAT score
  • Current CAS report from LSAC
Application materials and updates, with name and LSAC account number, should be sent electronically to lawinfo@depaul.edu​. The College of Law only accepts applications submitted through LSAC. Paper materials and updates will not be accepted, retained or reviewed by the Admissions Committee and will be discarded.
The application fee is waived for all first-year online applicants to the JD program.

Disabled applicants in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process, or other applicants who require a paper application, should contact the Office of Law Admissions at (312) 362-6831 or lawinfo@depaul.edu with their request. 

When to Apply

DePaul has a rolling admissions process and reviews applications as soon as they are completed. Early application is highly recommended, especially for those who desire merit scholarship and financial aid consideration. First-year applicants are only granted admission for the fall semester.

First-year applicants should ensure that their application and all necessary documents are on file in the Office of Admissions prior to the suggested deadline of First-year applicants should ensure that their application and all necessary documents are on file in the Office of Admissions prior to the suggested deadline of March 1. However, we continue to accept applications after this date.