College of Law > Admission & Aid > LLM Admission > International Applicants
DePaul College of Law offers both standard and conditional admission to applicants for whom English is a second language. Applicants must have received either a Bachelor of Laws from a foreign law school or a law degree from an accredited U.S. law school, or will have received such a degree prior to seeking admission.
DePaul College of Law has a rolling admission process and reviews applications as soon as they are completed. Early application is recommended. Applicants should submit all required materials by the deadline for the term for which they wish to apply.
To expedite the application and administration process, applicants are encouraged to apply online. However, a pdf version is available here: LLM Application.pdf
International applicants should submit the following materials in order to be considered for admission:
DePaul College of Law considers conditional admission for students who file a complete application (see requirements above), but do not meet minimum language requirements (90 on the iBT, 115 on the DET, 577 on the PBT or 6.5 on the IELTS).
Students who otherwise have a strong overall academic record, but cannot demonstrate the necessary English proficiency, may apply for conditional admission to the College of Law. To apply for conditional admission, a student must present one of the following scores:
If granted conditional admission, an applicant may enroll in DePaul's English Language Academy (ELA). To formally begin studies in the LLM program, an applicant who has been conditionally admitted must either successfully complete ELA's University Bridge Certificate or otherwise demonstrate the necessary English language proficiency (90 on the iBT, 115 on the DET, 577 on the PBT or 6.5 on the IELTS).
Prospective students seeking conditional admission are encouraged to apply online. However, a pdf application is also available here. LLM Application.pdf
Required application materials include:
There are two ways to apply to the DePaul LLM program:
LLM program tuition is charged per credit hour. For the 2023-2024 academic year, tuition is $1,688 per credit hour. To complete the 24 credit hour program full-time in one year of study, tuition is $40,512.
Please contact the Office of Admission at the College of Law at (312) 362-8185 or Gradlaw@depaul.edu with questions about the application process.