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Apply for Admission

To Prepare:

  1. Obtain a score on the LSAT
  2. Register with the Law School Admission Council's Credential Assembly Service (CAS)
  3. Obtain transcripts of all previous college or university study and submit through CAS
  4. Obtain up to 3 letters of recommendation
  5. Consult the State Bar Examiner's Office of the states in which you intend to practice law, regarding character and fitness for admission to the bar
  6. Note: Financial Aid deadline of February 15

To Apply Online:

To Apply for Admissions:

Click on this link: Fall 2014 JD Application

  1. You will be taken to the LSAC web site to complete your online application and submit all necessary supporting materials.
  2. If you have not yet applied to any law school, you’ll be required to register with LSAC.
  3. If you have an account with LSAC, you will use your User ID and Password to log into the system.
  4. To check your application status online, go to www.law.syr.edu.  From the Admissions & Financial Aid page, go to JD Admissions and click on the link for "Check Application Status."  Application statuses will be updated daily, Monday-Friday.

To Apply for Financial Aid:

Complete the financial aid application steps as instructed by the Financial Aid Office.

To Apply By Mail:

  1. Download and complete the Admissions Application Form (PDF)
    1. This form can be completed directly on the PDF by clicking the purple bar that appears at the top of the PDF
  2. Print and sign the completed Admissions Application Form
  3. Send the form, along with all supporting materials and application fee (made out to "Syracuse University") of $75 to:
    Office of Admissions and Financial Aid
    Syracuse University College of Law
    Suite 340
    Syracuse, New York 13244