Juris Doctor

The basic requirements to apply for admission are noted below:

An applicant must have earned a bachelor's degree earned at an institution accredited by an agency approved by the Department of Education.

The applicant must submit the Application for Admission electronically to the School of Law. The application must be complete (with all questions answered) and supporting documentation if applicable. All required information should be attached before your application is transmitted.
Applicants must register Credential Assembly Services (CAS). Official transcript(s) from each college or university attended, along with 1 letter of recommendation must be sent for inclusion in the CAS. Our LSAC School Code is #5830.

All applicants must take the Law School Admissions Test (LSAT). No LSAT score obtained by the applicant more than (5) years before applying will be accepted unless approved by the dean of the school of law.
Each applicant is required to have 1 letter of recommendation included in the CAS report. The letter may be written by a faculty advisor, instructor, employer, commanding officer, or other person or other person who can recommend the applicant on the basis of aptitude for the study of law. CAS reports will not be sent until this information is received.

Each applicant will be required to submit a personal statement. At Barry University School of Law, we value diversity and commitment to public service. Your personal statement may address diversity and a commitment to public service and/or your motivation to attend law school, any obstacles you have overcome, or your goals once your law degree has been awarded. The personal statement should be 1½ to 2 pages, double spaced, and on one side of the page(s). Please do not attach writing samples or other such material to your application.

Applicants have the responsibility to ascertain that all materials have been received by the School of Law.

Barry Law follows a rolling admissions policy. Applications for the Fall semester will be accepted starting October 1 with a priority deadline of May 1. Applications for the Spring semester will be accepted starting March 1 with a priority deadline of December 1. Candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as all pertinent information is available for review.

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