Visiting Students

The admissions committee considers for admission students who wish to attend the William S. Boyd School of Law as visiting students after having completed a minimum of one year of legal study at an ABA-accredited law school (or an accredited Canadian law school), for no more than two semesters to earn credit for transfer to their home institution.

Applicants must submit:

  1.  a completed application form;
  2. a $50 non-refundable application fee;
  3. a personal statement no longer than three typewritten pages, which should include some discussion of why the applicant wishes to visit the Boyd School of Law;
  4. a résumé;
  5. a Credential Assembly Service (CAS) report containing a transcript summary and a record of LSAT scores;
  6. a letter of good standing from the law school at which the applicant has studied, including class rank (if available); and
  7. an official law school transcript.

The admissions committee will assess visiting applicants using the same criteria as those used in assessing first-year applicants, as well as the applicant's performance in law school courses and the quality of the law school at which the applicant has studied. Application deadlines are July 1 for the fall semester, December 1 for the spring semester, and May 1 for the summer semester.

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