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School
Total
Applicants
First Year
Enrolment
Average
LSAT
Average
GPA
Tuition Application
Deadline
Application
Fee
Dalhousie U1,300+1701603.7$18,694.36Feb 28$70
Lakehead U1,00079Not AvailableNot Available$18,723.27November 1$212
McGill U1,27118516285%$4,387.88*Nov 1$107.50
Queen's U2,3512001613.7$19,246.22Nov 1$100**
TRUNot AvailableNot AvailableNot AvailableNot Available$18,548.22Nov 1$110.40
UBC1,66418016683%$12,148.80Dec 1$88
U of C1,1741221623.6$12,314.88Nov 1$115
U of M6651061613.9$11,327Nov 1$90
UNB715921583.7$10,576Mar 1$125
U of O(E) 2,600,
(F) 150
(E) 310,
(F) 80
Not Available82%$19,354.97(E) Nov 1,
(F) Feb 1
$90**
U of S9831271583.3$13,003Feb 1$125
U of T21992081663.8$36,440.36Nov 1$90**
UVic1,0001251633.8$9,581.30Jan 15$93.75
UWO2,2001761623.7$22,785Nov 1$90**
UWindsor1,800-2,2001601553.1$18,578.10Nov 1$90**
York U2,57729082nd percentile3.67***$26,245.78Nov 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: 902-494-2068    E: lawadmissions@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). LSATs written in June will not be considered for positions in the class starting in September of that year. Will only accept LSAT scores within the last five years.

Regular Applicants

Deadline: February 28

-Undergraduate degree from an accredited institution
OR
-Three full years’ study after junior matriculation or two full years after senior matriculation of a course leading to a degree

- 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

$18,694.36

Textbook and Course Materials

$1,350

Application Fee

$70

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

 

Current Applicant Profile

Average LSAT Score

160

Number of Applicants in 2015 1,300+

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 – LL.B/MBA; LL.B/MP; LL.B/MLIS; and LL.B/MHSA
- The Vrije University Amsterdam Exchange Programme






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Lakehead University

Bora Laskin Faculty of Law
PACI Building
955 Oliver Road
Thunder Bay, ON, P7B 5E1 (mailing address)

T: 807-343-8116    E: law@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 2018
- 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, at least one academic,  and personal statement
- Other Admission Categories: mature applicants, aboriginal applicants, access applicants


Tuition and Expenses

Estimated Full-time Tuition

$18,723.27

Textbook and Course Materials

$600 - $1000

Application and Transcript Fee

$112

- Scholarships available
- Financial aid available

 

Current Applicant Profile

Number of applicants in 2014 1,000

First-year enrolment

79






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McGill University

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

T: 514-398-6602    E: admissions.law@mcgill.ca
W: www.mcgill.ca/law/

Regular Application and Admissions Criteria
McGill University uses a transsystemic 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
- Candidates must demonstrate substantial reading ability in, and aural comprehension of, both English and French.
- LSAT not required but must be disclosed if written
- Supporting documents: personal statement, two letters of reference, two official transcripts, 2 passport-sized photos, 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.
- Other Admission Categories: mature applications, exchange students, advance standing, CEGEP, and Quebec French Baccalaureate


Tuition and Expenses

Estimated Full-time Tuition

- Quebec Students: $4,387.88
- Other Canadian Students: $9,399.68
- International Students: $39,392.08

Textbook and Course Materials

$1000

Application Fee

$107.50

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

 


Current Applicant Profile

Average LSAT Score

162

Number of applicants 1,271

First-year enrolment

185

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
- Institute of Air and Space Law
- Joint degree options: MBA/Law and Law/MSW

- 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)






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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
- Highest LSAT score used for admission decision
-OLSAS application service fee - $200
- Supporting documents: autobiographical sketch, no more than three reference letters, personal statement, and academic transcripts, supplementary documentation
- Applications are considered holistically, with multiple factors taken into account beyond grades and LSAT score
- February LSAT scores will be the last accepted for September admission
- Other Admission Categories: access and Aboriginal applicants


Tuition and Expenses

Estimated Full-time Tuition

$19,246.22

Application Fee

$100

Ancillary Fees

$1,260.16

Additional Textbook Expenses $1,850

- Financial aid available
- Scholarships and Bursaries available

 

Current Applicant Profile

Average LSAT Score

161

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

Average GPA

3.75

Average Age

23


Strengths and Special Programs

- Prison Law
- Family Law
- Elder Law
- Participation in Legal Aid
- International Law Spring Program
- International Exchange programs

- 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: 250-852-7847    E: lawadmissions@tru.ca
W: www.tru.ca/law.html

Regular Application and Admissions Criteria

Regular Applicants

Deadline: November 1

- 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, statement of interest, 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

Textbook and Course Materials

$2,000

Application Fee

$110.40

Ancillary Fees

- Fall: $821.33
- Winter: $573.33

- Financial aid available
- Scholarships and Bursaries available

 

Current Applicant Profile

Average LSAT Score

Not available

Average GPA

Not available

First-year enrolment

Not available


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: 604-822-6303    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
- Final official transcripts deadline - Jan 31
- Supporting documents: personal statement, two official transcripts sealed and signed by educational institution (all other admission categories require two reference letters)
- Other Admission Categories: discretionary, First Nations, transfer, and advanced standing

Tuition and Expenses

Estimated Full-time Tuition

$12,148.80 (first year)

Textbook and Course Materials

$1,600

Application Fee

$88

Ancillary Fees

$880

- Financial aid available
- Scholarships and Bursaries available

 

Current Applicant Profile

Average LSAT Score

166

Average GPA

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
- Indigenous Legal Studies
-Feminist Legal Studies

- 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






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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). LSAT's must be written within the last 5 years to be accepted.

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, two letters of reference, 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, Aboriginal students, Re-Applicants, Part-time, and International students


Tuition and Expenses

Estimated Full-time Tuition

$12,314.88

Textbook and Course Materials

$1,900

Application Fee

$125

- Financial aid available
- Scholarships and Bursaries available

 

Current Applicant Profile

Average LSAT Score

162

Average LSAT percentile 81

Average GPA

3.63

Number of applicants in 2016 1,174
First-year enrolment  122

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 must be written within the last 5 years.

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, completed application form, and personal statement
- 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

$11,327

Textbooks and Course Materials

$1,000

Application Fee

$90

- Scholarships available
- Financial aid available

 

Current Applicant Profile

Average LSAT Score

161

Average GPA

3.92

Number of applicants in 2015 665

First-year enrolment

106


Strengths and Special Programs

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

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






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University of New Brunswick

Faculty of Law
41 Dineen Drive
Fredericton, NB, E3B 6C2

T: 506-453-4693    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.

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, At least two letters of recommendation required for discretionary and Aboriginal categories
- 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

$10,576

Textbook and Course Materials

$858

Application Fee

$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 2016 715

Strengths and Special Programs

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

- Legal research and advocacy
-Competitive mooting and internship program
-Opportunities to study abroad






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University of Ottawa

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

T: 613-562-5800 Ext. 3270    E: comlaw@uOttawa.ca
W: commonlaw.uottawa.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 be written within 5 years to be accepted.

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, autobiographical sketch, 2 reference letters, 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

$19,354.97

Textbook and Course Materials

$1,200

Application Fee

$90

- Scholarships available
- Financial aid available

 

Current Applicant Profile

Average GPA

82%

Number of applicants English Programme: 2,600
French Programme: 150

First-year enrolment

English Programme: 310
French Programme: 80

Strengths and Special Programs

- J.D. (in English or French), J.D. (in French), J.D. National Program
- 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 Business Law, Human Rights Law, Criminal Law, Family Law,  International Law, Labour Law, and Law and Technology






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University of Saskatchewan

College of Law
15 Campus Drive
Saskatoon, SK, S7N 5A6

T: 306-966-5869    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 must be written within 5 years to be 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

$13,003

Textbook and Course Materials

$2,835

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

158

Average GPA

3.34

Number of applicants in 2015

983

First-year enrolment  126

Strengths and Special Programs

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

- Exchange programs
- Joint J.D. programs – B.Comm./J.D., BBA/J.D., MBA/J.D., BA/J.D., Bsc/J.D., 4 year BA/J.D.






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University of Toronto

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

T: 416-978-3716    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 must be written within 5 years prior to admission.

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, optional essay, resume (for mature applicants only)
- February LSAT scores will be the last accepted for September admission
- Other Admission Categories: mature applicants, Aboriginal/Indigenous applicants, half-time applicants


Tuition and Expenses

Estimated Full-time Tuition

$36,440.36

Textbook and Course Materials

$1,100

Application Fee

$90

- Scholarships available
- Financial aid available

 

Current Applicant Profile

Average LSAT Score

166

Average GPA

3.8

Number of applicants in 2015 2,199

First-year enrolment

208

  - 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

- Work Abroad Programs
- Legal Aid Clinic
- Combined degree programs in Business, Criminology, Economics, English, European and Russian Affairs, Global Affairs, Information Studies, Philosophy, Political Science, Public Policy, and Social Work






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University of Victoria

Faculty of Law
Murray and Anne Fraser Building
McGill Road at Ring Road
Victoria, BC, V8P 5C2

T: 250-721-8151    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 must be written within 5 years prior to admission.

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, completed application form, personal statement
- February LSAT scores will be the last accepted for September admission
- Other admission categories: Discretionary, Indigenous, Double Degree


Tuition and Expenses

Estimated Full-time Tuition

$9,581.30

Textbook and Course Materials

$1,500

Application Fee

$93.75

- Scholarships available
- Bursaries available
- Financial aid available

 

Current Applicant Profile

Average LSAT Score

163

Average GPA

3.85

Number of applicants 1,000

First-year enrolment

125


Strengths and Special Programs

- Co-Op Law Program
- JD/MBA, JD/MPA, JD/BCL
- Clinical Term Program
- Indigenous Law

- Environmental Law
- International Exchanges available in Australia, Hong Kong, Ireland, The Netherlands, New Zealand, and Singapore






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Western University

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

T: 519-661-3346    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: 3.7
- Competitive average GPA for last two years of study: 3.7
- Supporting documents: official academic transcripts and personal statement, autobiographical sketch, two reference letters (at least 1 academic)
- 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

$22,785

Textbook and Course Materials

$1,400

Application Fee

$90

- Scholarships available
- Bursaries available
- Financial aid available

 

Current Applicant Profile

Average LSAT Score

162

Average GPA

3.7

Number of applicants 2,200

First-year enrolment

176


Strengths and Special Programs

- Areas of concentration in Business, Intellectual Property, Criminology, Information and Technology, Taxation, Government and Public Administration, International Law, Litigation
- 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

Faculty of Law
401 Sunset Avenue
Windsor, ON, N9B 3P4

T: 519-253-3000 ext. 2925    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

- 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 LSAT will be considered.

- Application categories – General, Aboriginal, Transfer, Visiting
- 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

$18,578.10

Estimated full-time tuition and fees for Canadian & American Dual JD - 2016 $17,693 CDN + $23,173 US

Estimated textbook expenses

$2,000 per academic year

Application Fee

$90

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

 

Current Applicant Profile

Applicants received per year

1,800-2,200

First-year enrolment

160 JD and 85 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
-Clinical Practice and Law program

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






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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, Personal Statement, two letters of reference (at least one academic advised)
- Admission categories: Regular and Indigenous


Tuition and Expenses

Estimated Full-time Tuition

$26,245.78

Textbook and Course Materials

$900 (approximate)

Application Fee

$90 (plus OLSAS application fee of $200)

Ancillary Fees

$977.42

- Financial Aid Available

 

Current Applicant Profile

Average LSAT Score

82nd percentile

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
-International, Comparative, and Transnational Law
-Labour and Employment Law
-Litigation, Dispute Resolution, and Administration of Justice
- Aboriginal Lands, Resources, and Governments, Anti-Discrimination, Community Legal Aid Services program, Criminal Law, Disability Law, Immigration and Refugee Law, Intellectual Property Law and Technology, and Poverty Law
- On-site legal aid clinic where students can volunteer or earn credit
- Centre for Public Law and Public Policy

- 4 Joint programs: JD/Master of Business Administration, JD/Master of Environmental Studies, JD/Master of Arts in Philosophy, and JD/Bachelor of Civil Law (with Universite de Montreal)
-Institute for Feminist Legal Studies
- Active Student Government (Legal & Literary Society and Student Caucus) and many other clubs and organizations
- On-site research centres and institutes
- International exchanges
- Centre for Refugee Studies
- Mooting and Osgoode Hall Law Journal
- Combined degrees with NYU (J.D./LL.B)






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