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JD Application Information

Application Fee


Application Deadline

Rolling Admissions.  Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis, so it's never too late to apply. However, you are encouraged to apply early as admissions decisions are determined by space availability.

Application Requirements

  • Completed Application.  As part of Drexel University's Green Initiative, we feature a completely paperless application process through the Law School Admission Council (LSAC).
  • LSDAS registration. All applicants, including those educated abroad, are required to register with the Law School Data Assembly Service (LSDAS). The LSDAS will provide us with a report containing information important in the admission process. Your LSDAS report will include:
    • An undergraduate academic summary;
    • An undergraduate, graduate and law/professional school transcripts;
    • LSAT scores; and
    • Letters of recommendation (at least two) processed by LSAC.
  • Resume. Describe your employment history, including part-time and summer employment. Attach the resume to your application.

  • Personal statement: In an essay, discuss your motivation for attending law school and why you believe we will help you achieve your goals. Attach the personal statement to your application.

Register and Apply online through LSAC

Fast Forward: The Two-Year JD Program

Fast Forward begins Summer 2014.

Students applying to Fast Forward must select the "2 Year JD" option on their JD applications. All 2 Year JD applicants will be considered for the traditional 3 Year JD as well.

Please review the program details before applying.

Learn more about Fast Forward

Supplemental Instructions for JD/Ph.D Program in Law & Psychology

To apply for the joint degree JD/Ph.D Program in Law & Psychology, all applicants must complete a full JD application as detailed above.

In addition, all applicants must complete a separate JD/PhD application. The Drexel Department of Psychology deadline for applying to the JD/Ph.D program is December 1.

Program Requirements and JD/PhD Application

International Students

The LSAC offers a credential evaluation service for international applicants. Applicants who are eligible to use the LSAC service are required to do so and should have their TOEFL score(s) submitted to LSAC. All other applicants must have their foreign educational credentials evaluated by a recognized service such as World Education Service. Official evaluations must be sent directly to Drexel from the credential evaluation service.

International students must also complete I-20/DS-2019 and supporting financial documents.  Please print and complete the I-20/DS-2019 Application Form and submit it with your supplemental materials.

Transfer/Visiting Students

Admission information for transfer and visiting students