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School
Total
Applicants
First Year
Enrolment
Average
LSAT
Average
GPA
Tuition Application
Deadline
Application
Fee
Dalhousie U1,200+170160-1643.7$18,215.06Feb 28$70
Lakehead U1,00060Not AvailableNot Available$16,865.13November 1$290
McGill U1,29517916185%$4,287*Nov 1$103.12
Queen's U2,3512001603.7$17,524Nov 1$90**
TRUNot AvailableNot AvailableNot AvailableNot Available$18,548.22Nov 30$108.24
UBCN/A1801663.8$11,448Dec 1$88
U of C1,3591231623.62$13,600Nov 1$115
U of M800-1,0001061613.92$10,663Nov 1$90
UNB735921583.7$9,837Mar 1$125
U of O(E) 3,100,
(F) 300
(E) 310,
(F) 70
Not Available3.7$16,863.70(E) Nov 1,
(F) Feb 1
$90**
U of S1,0041291593.34$13,069.89Feb 1$125
U of T2,0401201663.9 (86.1%)$33,104.86Nov 1$90**
UVic1,1451101633.8$9,209.24Jan 15$90.25
UWO2,2001761633.7$20,734Nov 1$90**
UWindsor1,710162N/AN/A$18,000Nov 1$90**
York U2,5772901603.67***$24,995.98Nov 1$90**

*  The cost of tuition for McGill University is based on the student's residency. Out of Province Residents tuition = $8,928.19
** The law school application fee for this school is $90 plus the OLSAS Application service fee of $195
*** Average is the Median CGPA
(E) refers to the English LL.B program offered at the University of Ottawa
(F) refers to the French LL.B program offered at the University of Ottawa








Dalhousie University

Schulich School of Law
Weldon Law Building
6061 University Avenue – PO Box 15000
Halifax, NS, B3H 4R2

T: 902-494-3495    E: lawinfo@dal.ca
W: www.dal.ca/faculty/law.html

Regular Application and Admissions Criteria

The admission committee assesses applicants based on the combination of LSAT score and Grade Point Average (GPA). 

Regular Applicants

Deadline: February 28

Degree of Bachelor of Arts, Science, Commerce, or equivalent
OR
Three full years’ study after junior matriculation or two full years after senior matriculation of a course leading to the degree of Bachelor of Arts, Science, Commerce, or equivalent

- Will not accept LSAT scores from June for the class starting in September. Will only accept LSAT scores within the last five years.
- Supporting documents – official transcripts sealed and signed by educational institution and two letters of reference
- Interviews may be required
- Rolling admission
- Other Admission Categories: Special Status applicants, mature applicants, Indigenous Blacks, Mi’kmaq, and Native applicants

Tuition and Expenses

Estimated Full-time Tuition

$18,215.06

Textbook and Course Materials

$1,250

Application Fee

$70

- Extensive need-based and merit scholarships available
- Financial aid available

 

Current Applicant Profile

Average LSAT Score

161-164

Number of Applicants in 2015 1,200+

Average GPA

3.7

First-year enrolment

170


Strengths and Special Programs

- Marine and Environmental Law
- Business Law
- Legal Aid clinical experience
- Exchanges to Quebec, US, Australia, Europe, and Asia
- Indigenous Blacks and Mi’kmaq (IB&M) Initiative
- Health Law exchange programme with Loyola University in Chicago

- Health Law and Policy Programme
- Constitutional and Public Law
- Law and Technology Institute
- Combined degrees – JD programme, new combined programme JD/MJ
- The Vriie University Amsterdam Exchange Programme






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Lakehead University

Bora Laskin Faculty of Law
PACI Building
401 Red River Road
Thunder Bay, ON, P7B 5E1

T: 807-346-7866    E: tbay@lakeheadu.ca
W: www.lakeheadu.ca/academics/departments/law

Regular Application and Admissions Criteria

Regular Applicants

Deadline: November 1

- First round offers are sent in January, the rolling admission until class is full
- No minimum LSAT score
- Highest LSAT score is used
- Applicants must take the LSAT no later than February 2017
- Minimum 3 years of full-time undergraduate study from a recognized university
- Academic standing of B+/75% with an A-/80% average in final two years
- Supporting documents: two letters of reference, one academic, or non-academic    and personal statement
- Other Admission Categories: mature applicants, aboriginal applicants, access applicants


Tuition and Expenses

Estimated Full-time Tuition

$16,865.13

Textbook and Course Materials

$600 - $1000

Application Fee

$290

- Extensive need-based and merit scholarships available
- Financial aid available

 

Current Applicant Profile

Number of applicants in 2014 1,000

First-year enrolment

60






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McGill University

Faculty of Law
Chancellor Day Hall
3644 Peel Street
Montreal, QC, H3A 1W9

T: 604-822-3151    E: undergradadmissions.law@mcgill.ca
W: www.allard.ubc.ca

Regular Application and Admissions Criteria
McGill University uses a holistic approach to accepting students into the law program. The LSAT is not required but will be considered if written.

Regular Applicants

Deadline: November 1

- A minimum of two years of university studies (60 credits) or a diploma of collegial studies DCS from CEGEP
- McGill’s integration program is offered in a bilingual environment. Candidates must demonstrate substantial reading ability in, and aural comprehension of, both English and French.
- LSAT not required but must be disclosed if written
- Strong reading and aural comprehension n both English and French
- Supporting documents: personal statement, two letters of reference, university  transcripts, and a resume
- Candidates should write the LSAT by December of the year prior to the year for which they seek admission at the latest. Candidates who register for the February LSAT risk that, by the time the Committee reviews their application, there will no longer by a place to offer even if the Committee wishes to admit.
- Other Admission Categories: mature applications, exchange students, advance standing, CEGEP, and Quebec French Baccalaureate, transfer, special, and visiting.


Tuition and Expenses

Estimated Full-time Tuition

- Quebec Students: $4,287
- Other Canadian Students: $9,186.60
- International Students: $38,289.80

Textbook and Course Materials

$1000

Application Fee

$103.12

- Faculty scholarships ranging from $800-$10,000 , bursaries, and Financial aid available.

 


Current Applicant Profile

Average LSAT Score

161

Number of applicants (2014) 1,295

2015 first-year enrolment

179

2015 class average GPA

85%


Strengths and Special Programs

- Only “transsystemic” program of its kind
- Integrated B.C.L and LL.B with options to add a Minor from the Faculties of Arts and Science, Major Concentration in Commercial Negotiation & Dispute Resolution or in International Human Rights & Development, or an Honours Program
- Institute of Air and Space Law
- Joint degree options: MBA/Law and Law/MSW
- Approximately 25% of McGill Law students participate in an exchange or study abroad semester

- Institute of Comparative Law
- Centre for Medicine
- Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism
- Paul-André Crépeau Centre for Private & Comparative Law
- Centre for Intellectual Property Policy
- Clinical Legal Education (CLE): Legal Clinic Course, Court Clerkships, Competitive Mooting, International Human Rights Internship Program, Group Assistants & Legal Methodology Tutorial Leaders. anguage:EN-CA;mso-bidi-language:AR-SA'>Joint degree options: MBA/Law and Law/MSW
- Approximately 25% of McGill Law students participate in an exchange or study abroad semester






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Queen’s University

Faculty of Law
MacDonald Hall
128 Union Street
Kingston, ON, K7L 3N6

T: 613-533-2220    E: jd@queensu.ca
W: law.queensu.ca

Regular Application and Admissions Criteria
The admission committee assesses applicants based on the combination of LSAT score and Grade Point Average (GPA). Applicants applying to Ontario law schools must submit their applications to the OLSAS. LSATs must have been written in the past five years.

Regular Applicants

Deadline: November 1

- A minimum of three years at a recognized university; a four-year degree is strongly preferred
- Multiple LSAT scores averaged for initial sorting of applications
- Highest LSAT score used for admission decision
- Supporting documents: autobiographical sketch, no more than three reference letters, personal statement, and academic transcripts
- Consideration is given to trends, exceptional grades, and explanatory material submitted
- February LSAT scores will be the last accepted for September admission
- Other Admission Categories: access, mature, disadvantaged, disabled, and Aboriginal applicants


Tuition and Expenses

Estimated Full-time Tuition

$17,524

Textbook and Course Materials

$1,830

Application Fee

$290

Ancillary Fees

$1,170

- Financial aid available
- Scholarships and Bursaries available

 

Current Applicant Profile

Average LSAT Score

160

Number of applicants in 2015 2,351
First-year class size 200

Average GPA

80%

23Average Age

23


Strengths and Special Programs

- Clinical Correctional Law
- Family Law
- Participation in Legal Aid
- International Law Spring Program
- Exchange programs in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, and the Middle East

- International Law Certificate Program
- Combined J.D. programs: J.D./Master of Business Administration, Master of Arts (Economics)/J.D., Master of Industrial Relations/J.D., Master of Public Administration/J.D., Common/Civil Law Joint Degree Program






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Thompson Rivers University

Faculty of Law
900 McGill Road
Kamloops, BC, V2C 0C8

T: 250-852-7699    E: lawadmissions@tru.ca
W: www.tru.ca/law.html

Regular Application and Admissions Criteria

Regular Applicants

Deadline: November 30

- Undergraduate degree or a minimum of three years towards a degree from an accredited institution
- February LSAT scores will be the last accepted for September admission
- Highest LSAT score used
- Rolling admission
- Supporting documents: official transcripts, personal statement, 3 letters of reference (2 academic, one non-academic)
- Other Admission Categories: Aboriginal, and special consideration


Tuition and Expenses

Estimated Full-time Tuition

- Canadian Students: $18,548.22
- International Students: $34,957.44

Textbook and Course Materials

$2,000

Application Fee

$108.24

Ancillary Fees

- Fall: $821.33
- Winter: $573.33

- Financial aid available
- Scholarships and Bursaries available

 

Current Applicant Profile

Average LSAT Score

166

Average GPA

3.8 (83%)

First-year enrolment

180


Strengths and Special Programs

- J.D. and J.D./MBA
- Asian Legal Studies and MAPPS Program
- Environmental and Natural Resources Law
- National Centre for Business Law
- First Nations Legal Studies Program

- Exchanges in Canada, the United States, Asia, Europe, Australia, and South Africa
- Program on Alternative Dispute Resolution
- Constitutional Law and Human Rights
- Competitive Mooting Program
- Feminist Legal Studies






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University of British Columbia

Peter A. Allard School of Law
1822 East Mall
Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z1

T: 604-822-3151    E: admissions@allard.ubc.ca
W: www.allard.ubc.ca

Regular Application and Admissions Criteria
The admission committee assesses applicants based on the combination of LSAT score and Grade Point Average (GPA).

Regular Applicants

Deadline: December 1

- Undergraduate degree or a minimum of three years (90 credits) towards a degree from an accredited institution
- Highest LSAT score used
- The LSAT and GPA are weighed equally
- Supporting documents: personal statement, two official transcripts sealed and signed by educational institution
- Other Admission Categories: discretionary, First Nations, transfer, and advanced standing

Tuition and Expenses

Estimated Full-time Tuition

$11,448

Textbook and Course Materials

$1,810

Application Fee

$88

Ancillary Fees

$1,116

- Financial aid available
- Scholarships and Bursaries available

 

Current Applicant Profile

Average LSAT Score

166

Average GPA

3.8 (83%)

First-year enrolment

180


Strengths and Special Programs

- J.D. and J.D./MBA
- Asian Legal Studies and MAPPS Program
- Environmental and Natural Resources Law
- National Centre for Business Law
- First Nations Legal Studies Program nt Degree Program

- Exchanges in Canada, the United States, Asia, Europe, Australia, and South Africa
- Program on Alternative Dispute Resolution
- Constitutional Law and Human Rights
- Competitive Mooting Program
- Feminist Legal Studies






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University of Calgary

Faculty of Law
Murray Fraser Hall
2500 University Drive NW
Calgary, AB, T2N 1N4

T: 403-220-4155    E: law@ucalgary.ca
W: law.ucalgary.ca/admissions

Regular Application and Admissions Criteria
The admission committee assesses applicants based on the combination of LSAT score and Grade Point Average (GPA). 

Regular Applicants

Deadline: November 1

- A minimum of two years of post-secondary study leading to a degree
- Courses to be considered must be completed prior to December 31 in the year the application is made
- Supporting documentation deadline – March 1
- Multiple LSAT scores averaged
- No formal weighing of criteria. GPA, LSAT, maturity, communication skills, extra-curricular activities, work experience, and community involvement are all considered
- Supporting documents – official transcripts sealed and signed by educational institution, three letters of reference (at least two academic), and a statement of interest
- LSAT must be written before November 1 in the year the application is made
- Other Admission Categories: transfer students, letter of permission, and Aboriginal students


Tuition and Expenses

Estimated Full-time Tuition

$13,600

Textbook and Course Materials

$1,900

Application Fee

$115

- Financial aid available
- Scholarships and Bursaries available

 

Current Applicant Profile

Average LSAT Score

162

Average LSAT percentile 83rd

Average GPA

3.62

Number of applicants in 2015 1,359
First-year enrolment  123

Average age

26


Strengths and Special Programs

- MBA/LL.B
- Natural Resources
- Energy and Environmental Law (NREEL)

 






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University of Manitoba

Faculty of Law
Robson Hall
224 Dysart Road
Winnipeg, MB, R3T 2N2

T: 204-474-6130    E: lawadmissions@umanitoba.ca
W: law.robsonhall.ca

Regular Application and Admissions Criteria
The admission committee assesses applicants based on the combination of LSAT score and Grade Point Average (GPA). LSATs written before June 2011 are not accepted.

Regular Applicants

Deadline: November 1

- A minimum of two years of post-secondary study leading to a degree
- Highest LSAT score used
- LSAT and GPA are weighed 50/50
- December LSAT tests will be considered for final evaluations
- Supporting Documents: official transcripts and completed application form
- LSAT tests in or before December will be considered for an early offer
- Other Admission Categories: Aboriginal applicants, mature applicants


Tuition and Expenses

Estimated Full-time Tuition

$10,663

Textbook and Course Materials

$3,000

Application Fee

$90

- Scholarships available
- Financial aid available

 

Current Applicant Profile

Average LSAT Score

161

Average GPA

3.92

Number of applicants in 2015 800-1000

First-year enrolment

106


Strengths and Special Programs

- Practical Focus
- Clinical, Criminal, Family, Administrative Law, and Advocacy Programs
- Experience Available at Legal Aid Manitoba

- Small Business Law Clinic
- Legal History Project
- Flexible Half-Time program
- Legal Research Institute






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University of New Brunswick

Faculty of Law
41 Dineen Drive
Fredericton, NB, E3B 5A3

T: 204-474-6130    E: lawadmit@unb.ca
W: www.unb.ca/fredericton/law/

Regular Application and Admissions Criteria
The admission committee assesses applicants based on the combination of LSAT score and Grade Point Average (GPA). LSAT scores on a 120-180 scale are required. The June 2015 LSAT score will not be accepted.

Regular Applicants

Deadline: March 1

- A degree from a recognized Canadian university, or a degree from an acceptable non-Canadian university, three years (or equivalent) full-time academic study at a recognized Canadian university, or experience, maturity, and outstanding qualities.
- Highest LSAT score used
- Early application strongly recommended
- Supporting Documents: personal statement, resume, and academic transcripts
- Applicants must take the LSAT no later than February of the year in which they apply for admission
- Rolling admission
- Other Admission Categories: discretionary and Aboriginal


Tuition and Expenses

Estimated Full-time Tuition

$9,837

Textbook and Course Materials

$858

Ancillary Fees

$125

- Financial aid available
- Scholarships and Bursaries available

 

Current Applicant Profile

Average LSAT Score

158

Average GPA

3.7

First-year enrolment

92

Number of applicants in 2014 735

Strengths and Special Programs

- Strong core curriculum
- Centre for Property Studies
- Join LL.B/MBA Program

- Admission with advanced standing to the LL.B program for candidates who have completed a minimum of two years towards a common law degree from a non-Canadian law school






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University of Ottawa

Fauteaux Hall
57 Louis Pasteur Street
Ottawa, ON, K1N 6N5

T: 613-562-5800    E: lawgen@unb.ca
W: www.unb.ca/fredericton/law

Regular Application and Admissions Criteria

The admission committee assesses applicants based on the combination of LSAT score and Grade Point Average (GPA). Applicants applying to Ontario law schools must submit their applications to the OLSAS. 

Regular Applicants

Deadline: November 1

- A minimum of three years at a recognized university; a four-year degree is strongly preferred
- Application deadline for French program is February 1
- LSAT not required for French program
- Highest LSAT score used
- Supporting Documents: personal statement, resume, and academic transcripts
- Consideration given to applicants with extra-curricular activities, community work, unique linguistic or cultural factors, personal challenges, etc.
- Rolling admission
- Other Admission Categories: special circumstances applicants, mature applicants, Aboriginal applicants, and access applicants


Tuition and Expenses

Estimated Full-time Tuition

$16,863.70

Textbook and Course Materials

$1,200

Application Fee

$90

- Scholarships available
- Financial aid available

 

Current Applicant Profile

Average GPA

3.7

Number of applicants in 2014 English Programme: 3,100
French Programme: 300

First-year enrolment

English Programme: 310
French Programme: 80

Strengths and Special Programs

- LL.B (in English or French)
- Human Rights Research and Education Centre
- Joint LL.B programs – LL.B/MBA, LL.B/MA, and LL.B/JD
- Federal Tribunals Practice

- Legal Drafting
- Foreign Affairs and International Trade
- Concentrations in Social Justice, Environmental Law, International Law, and Law and Technology






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University of Saskatchewan

Law Building
15 Campus Drive
Saskatoon, SK, S7N 5A6

T: 306-966-5874    E: law_admissions@usask.ca
W: law.usask.ca

Regular Application and Admissions Criteria
The admission committee assesses applicants based on the combination of LSAT score and Grade Point Average (GPA). LSATs written before June 2012 are not accepted.

Regular Applicants

Deadline: February 1

- A minimum of two years of study (60 credits) at a university or equivalent
- Applications are accepted beginning October 15
- Highest LSAT score used
- Admission is determined based on merit, taking into account your academic record, your Law School Admission Test (LSAT) score, and any special circumstances
- Supporting documents: official transcripts from all academic institutes attended and a personal statement
- Slight preference given to Saskatchewan residents and residents of provinces and territories that do not have a law school
- February LSAT scores will be the last accepted for September admission
- Other Admission Categories: special circumstances applicants and Aboriginal applicants


Tuition and Expenses

Estimated Full-time Tuition

$13,060.89

Textbook and Course Materials

$2,500

Application Fee

$125

- Scholarships available
- Financial aid available
- First-year applicants are automatically considered for most entrance scholarships upon acceptance

 

Current Applicant Profile

Average LSAT Score

159

Average GPA

3.34

Number of applicants in 2015

1,004

First-year enrolment  126

Strengths and Special Programs

- Campus Legal Services Clinic
- Native Law Centre
- Chair on Human Rights

- Exchange programs with American, European, and Mexican law schools
- Joint LL.B programs – B.Comm./LL.B






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University of Toronto

Faculty of Law
78 Queen’s Park
Toronto, ON, M5S 2C5

T: 416-978-0210    E: law.admissions@utoronto.ca
W: www.law.utoronto.ca

Regular Application and Admissions Criteria

The admission committee assesses applicants based on the combination of LSAT score and Grade Point Average (GPA). Applicants applying to Ontario law schools must submit their applications to the OLSAS. LSATs written before June 2011.

Regular Applicants

Deadline: November 1

- A minimum of three full years of academic study towards a degree from a recognized university or equivalent
- All courses must be completed no later than the end of May in the year of entry
- Highest LSAT score used
- Supporting documents: official academic transcripts and personal statement
- February LSAT scores will be the last accepted for September admission
- Other Admission Categories: mature applicants, and half-time applicants


Tuition and Expenses

Estimated Full-time Tuition

$33,104.86

Textbook and Course Materials

$1,100

Application Fee

$90

- Scholarships available
- Financial aid available

 

Current Applicant Profile

Average LSAT Score

166

Average GPA

3.9 (86.1%)

Number of applicants in 2015 2,040

First-year enrolment

120

  - Almost all first-year applicants accepted have a four-year university degree
- Approximately five applicants per year are accepted without a four-year university degree

Strengths and Special Programs

- International Human Rights Clinic
- Distinguished Visiting Professors Program
- International Exchanges
- Public Interest Advocacy
- Centre for Innovation Law and Policy
- Pro Bono Activities
- Bridge Program

- Work Abroad Programs
- Legal Aid Clinic
- Combined degree programs in Philosophy, Politics, Criminology, Economics, Environmental Studies, English, Information Studies, Social Work, and International Relations






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University of Victoria

Faculty of Law
Murray and Anne Fraser Building, Room 102
Victoria, BC, V8W 2Y2

T: 205-721-8150    E: lclerk2@uvic.ca
W: www.uvic.ca/law/

Regular Application and Admissions Criteria

The admission committee assesses applicants based on the combination of LSAT score and Grade Point Average (GPA). Personal statements may also be used in the admission process. LSATs written before December 2010 are not accepted.

Regular Applicants

Deadline: January 15

- University degree or minimum three years of undergraduate study
- Highest LSAT score used
- GPA is weighted 50 percent and LSAT score is weighted 50 percent
- Supporting documents: Official academic transcripts and completed application form
- December LSAT scores will be the last accepted for September admission
- Other admission categories: Discretionary and Indigenous


Tuition and Expenses

Estimated Full-time Tuition

$9,209.24

Textbook and Course Materials

$1,500

Application Fee

$90.25

- Scholarships available
- Bursaries available
- Financial aid available

 

Current Applicant Profile

Average LSAT Score

163 (88th percentile) ble

Average GPA

3.8

Number of applicants in 2015 1,145

First-year enrolment

110


Strengths and Special Programs

- Co-Op Law Program
- LL.B/MAIG, LL.B/MBA, LL.B/MPA, LL.B/B.C.L
- Clinical Term Program

- International Exchanges available in Australia, The Netherlands, New Zealand, and South Africa






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University of Western Ontario

Faculty of Law
The Josephine Spencer Niblett Building
1151 Richmond Street
London, ON, N6A 3K7

T: 519-661-3347    E: lawapp@uwo.ca
W: law.uwo.ca/

Regular Application and Admissions Criteria

The admission committee assesses applicants based on the combination of LSAT score and Grade Point Average (GPA). Applicants applying in Ontario law schools must submit their applications to the OLSAS. LSATs written 5 years prior to admission will not be accepted.

Regular Applicants

Deadline: January 15

- A minimum of three years of undergraduate studies; four-year honours degree preferred
- All LSAT scores will be reviewed, but only the highest will be used for admissions purposes
- Minimum LSAT score considered : 160
- Minimum GPA considered: 3.0
- Competitive average GPA for last two years of study: 3.7
- Supporting documents:  official academic transcripts and personal statement
- Employment history, extra-curricular activities, and references required
- Rolling admission
- Other admission categories: Access applicants, Aboriginal applicants, Canadian Forces Access, and mature applicants.


Tuition and Expenses

Estimated Full-time Tuition

$19,342

Textbook and Course Materials

$1,350

Application Fee

$90

Ancillary Fee $1,200 (approximate)

- Scholarships available
- Bursaries available
- Financial aid available

 

Current Applicant Profile

Average LSAT Score

163

Average GPA

3.7

Number of applicants in 2014 2,200

First-year enrolment

176


Strengths and Special Programs

- Areas of concentration in Business, Intellectual Property, Criminology, Information and Technology, and Taxation
- Concurrent programs
- Extended-time LL.B program
- International Law internship Program

- Sport Solution, assistance to amateur athletes
- Diplome de Francais Juridique
- Exchanges with Laval University in Quebec, schools in the US, Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, India, and Hong Kong
- LL.B/MBA






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University of Windsor

401 Sunset Avenue
Windsor, ON, N9B 3P4

T: 519-253-3000    E: lawadmit@uwindsor.ca
W: www.uwindsor.ca/law

Regular Application and Admissions Criteria

The objective of the admission policy is to select those students who will excel in the study of law and who have the potential to contribute creatively and meaningfully to the law school and the community. The majority of applicants are considered by the Admission Committee in the framework of the following criteria:

Regular Applicants

Deadlines:

JD, MSW/JD and MBA/JD – November 1,

Canadian & American Dual JD Program – April 15 of the year of entry,

LLM – January 30 of the year of entry,

Upper year entry - May 1 of year
of entry

- University Program
- Work Experience
- Community Involvement
- Personal Accomplishments
- Career Objectives
- Personal Considerations
- Law School Admission Test Scores*
* LSAT scores written more than five years prior to the academic year of application will not be considered. The highest LSAT score will be considered. For the JD, MSW/JD and MBA/JD, December of the year of application is the last score considered.  For the Canadian & American Dual JD program, the February LSAAT will be considered.

- Application categories – General and Aboriginal
- Canadian & American Dual JD Program requires that admitted students have completed a four-year university degree program by August 1 of the year of entry
- OUAC/OLSAS application
- Personal Profile (in on-line application)
- All official transcripts
- Two letters of reference (one academic and one non-academic)
- Supplemental Form for Canadian & American Dual JD Program


Tuition and Expenses

Estimated full-time tuition and fees for JD

$18,000

Estimated full-time tuition and fees for Canadian & American Dual JD $18,000 CDN + $23,000 US

Estimated textbook expenses

$1,000 per academic year

Application Fee

$90

- Rolling Admission
- Approximately $2.5 million in Financial aid, bursaries, and awards annually

 

Current Applicant Profile

Number of applicants in 2015 ial aid, bursaries, and awards annually

1710 JD applicants and 437 JD/JD applicants

First-year enrolment

162 JD and 90 JD/JD

Applicants are considered based on 7 admission criteria, viewed through an holistic lens


Strengths and Special Programs

- JD, Canadian & American Dual JD Program, MSW/JD Program, MBA/JD Program, LLM
- Half-time Program available for JD Program
- Social Justice Fellowship Program
- Northwest Territories Clerkship Program

- Community Legal Aid
- International Environmental Law Clinic
- Intellectual Property Law Institute (IPLI)
- Law, Technology and Entrepreneurship Clinic
- Legal Assistance of Windsor






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York University

Osgoode Hall Law School
Ignat Kanett Building
4700 Keele Street
Toronto, ON, M3J 1P3

T: 416-736-5712    E: admissions@osgoode.yorku.ca
W: www.osgoode.yorku.ca

Application and Admissions Criteria
The Admissions Committee assesses applicants in accordance with Osgoode’s holistic admissions policy.  The Committee considers strength in LSAT scores, cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA), varied life/non-academic experiences and achievements, sustained social and intellectual engagement, overcoming adversity and written and oral communication.  Applicants applying to Ontario law schools must submit their applications to the OLSAS. Only LSATs written during the last five years will be accepted.

Regular Applicants

Deadline: November 1

- A minimum of three years (90 credits) of undergraduate studies from a recognized university is required
- Applicants with less than three years of university study may apply if, as of September of the year of admission, they are at least 26 years of age and have minimum 5 years non-academic experience
- Applications available in August
- Highest LSAT score used
- Rolling admission
- Supporting Documents: official academic transcripts required for all post-secondary institutions attended, 2 references required (at least one academic advised)
- Admission categories: Regular and Indigenous


Tuition and Expenses

Estimated Full-time Tuition

$24,995.98

Textbook and Course Materials

$900 (approximate)

Application Fee

$90 (plus OLSAS application fee of $200)

Ancillary Fees

$977.42

- Financial Aid Available
- New Income Contingent Loan Program fully covers tuition for 5 incoming students annually through a combination of bursary and loan funding. Loan is repayable over a 10 year period after graduation, contingent on level of income.

 

Current Applicant Profile

Average LSAT Score

160

Median CGPA

3.67

Number of applicants in 2015 2,577

First-year enrolment

290


Strengths and Special Programs

- Largest Common Law School in Canada
- Greatest number of clinical and intensive programs of any Canadian law school, covering: Indigenous law, business law, anti-discrimination law, immigration and refugee law, intellectual property and technology law, international and transnational law, mediation, poverty law and test litigation.
- On-site legal aid clinic where students can volunteer or earn credit
- Mooting and skills program
- Paid local and global internships
- Osgoode Hall Law journal
- International exchanges and summer abroad programs

- 4 Joint programs: JD/Master of Business Administration (with Schulich School of Business),  JD/Master of Environmental Studies (with Faculty of Environmental Studies), JD/Master of Arts in Philosophy (with Department of Philosophy) and JD/Bachelor of Civil Law (with Universite de Montreal)
- 4 Curricular Streams: International, Comparative and Transnational Law, Labour and Employment Law, Tax Law and Litigation, Dispute Resolution and the Administration of Justice
- Active Student Government (Legal & Literary Society and Student Caucus) and many other clubs and organizations
- On-site research centres and institutes






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