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Law
School
Total
Applicants
First Year
Enrolment
Average
LSAT
Average
GPA
Tuition Application
Deadline
Application
Fee
Dalhousie U1,300+1701603.7$17,103.98Feb 28$70
Lakehead UNot AvailableNot AvailableNot AvailableNot Available$19,621.55Nov 1$112
McGill U1,2901811613.7 on a 4.0 scale$9,464.16*Nov 1$107.50
Queen's U2,7002001623.73$21,480.34Nov 1$100**
TRUNot AvailableNot AvailableNot AvailableNot Available$20,943.17Nov 1$112.60
UBC1,70018016683%$12,639.36Dec 1$93.25
U of C1,0001301613.60$12,314.88Nov 1$125
U of M6651061613.92$11,968Dec 1$90
UNB715921583.7$11,749Mar 1$125
U of O(E) 2,600,
(F) 150
(E) 310,
(F) 80
Not Available80%$10,691.67(E) Nov 1,
(F) Mar 1
$100**
U of S900-12501261583.36$13,822.00Feb 1$125
U of T2,000+2131663.87$36,720Nov 1$100**
UVic1,00011092nd Percentile3.85$9,772.92Jan 15$95.75
UWO2,300+1781623.7$22,390Nov 1$100**
UWindsor1,800-2,2001601553.12$21,182.72Nov 1$100**
York U2,95129083rd percentile3.69***$27,558.08Nov 1$100**

*  The cost of tuition for McGill University is based on the student's residency. Quebec and International resident tuitions are listed on the McGill University profile.
** The law school application fee for this school is $100 plus the OLSAS Application service fee of $200
*** 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: lawinfo@dal.ca
W: 

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 Aboriginal applicants


Tuition and Expenses

Estimated Full-time Tuition

$17,103.98

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 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, Singapore, US, Australia, and Europe
- Indigenous Blacks and Mi’kmaq (IB&M) Initiative
- Health Law exchange programme with Loyola University in Chicago

- Health Law and Policy Program
- 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 Program






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Lakehead University

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

T: 807-346-7862    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 January
- 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

$19,621.55

Textbook and Course Materials

$600 - $1000

Application and Transcript Fee

$112

- Scholarships available
- Financial aid available

 






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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 are expected to read text in both English and French
- Multiple LSAT Scores are averaged; candidates should write the LSAT as the latest by November of the year prior to admission
- Supporting documents: personal statement, a CV, two letters of reference, official transcripts, 
- Other Admission Categories: mature applications, exchange students, advance standing, CEGEP, and Quebec French Baccalaureate


Tuition and Expenses

Estimated Full-time Tuition

- Quebec Students: $4,469.96
- Other Canadian Students: $9,464.16
- International Students: $42,325.66

Textbook and Course Materials

$1000

Application Fee

$107.50

- Scholarships, bursaries, and Financial aid available.

 


Current Applicant Profile

Average LSAT Score

161

Number of applicants 1,290

First-year enrolment

181

Class average GPA

3.7 on a 4.0 scale


Strengths and Special Programs

- Integrated B.C.L and LL.B with options to pursue a Minor, Major or Honours 
- Institute of Air and Space Law
- Joint degree options: MBA/Law and Law/MSW

- Fortier Chair in International Arbitration and Commercial Law
- Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism
- Paul-André Crépeau Centre for Private & Comparative Law
- See website for infomration on McGill's research units
- International Exchanges






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Queen’s University

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

T: 613-533-6000 ext 71683    E: JD@queensu.ca
W: law.queensu.ca

Regular Application and Admissions Criteria
The admission committee assesses applicants based primarily 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: one reference letter, personal statement, academic transcripts, and supplementary documentation on basis of Aboriginal or Access Category
- Applications are considered holistically, with multiple factors taken into account beyond grades and LSAT score
- January LSAT scores will be the last accepted for September admission
- Other Admission Categories: Access applicants and Aboriginal applicants


Tuition and Expenses

Estimated Full-time Tuition

$21,480.34

Application Fee

$100

Additional Textbook Expenses $1,850

- Financial aid available
- Scholarships and Bursaries available

 

Current Applicant Profile

Average LSAT Score

162

Number of applicants in 2015 2,700
First-year class size 200

Average GPA

3.73


Strengths and Special Programs

- Research Initiatives include: the Centre for Law in Contemporory Workplace, Conflict Analytics, Feminist Legal Studies, Political and Legal Thought Surveillance Studies
- International Law Program at the BISC
- International Exchange programs

- Moot Court Programs
- Queen's Clinics: Legal Aid, Prison Law, Business Law, Elder Law, Family Law
- Combined J.D. programs: JD/MBA, MA (Economics)/J.D., MIR/JD, MPA/JD, Common/Civil Law JD Program






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Thompson Rivers University

Faculty of Law
905 TRU Way
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, two letters of reference (at least 1 academic)
- Other Admission Categories: Indigenous Canadian and Special Consideration


Tuition and Expenses

Estimated Full-time Tuition

- Canadian Students: $20,943.17

Textbook and Course Materials

$1,500

Application Fee

$112.60

- 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
- Legal, Clinical and Community-Based Practice
- Environmental and Natural Resources Law
- Legal Research and Writing
Rights of Indigenous Peoples, Intercultural Learning and Anti-Racism in Law

- Exchanges in Canada, the United States, Asia, Europe, Australia, and South Africa
- Advocacy, Negotiation and Dispute Resolution
- 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: 604-822-8108    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

$12,639.36 (first year)

Textbook and Course Materials

$1,600

Application Fee

$93.25

Ancillary Fees

$1,100

- 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
- Research Centres: Business Law, Law and Environment, Asian Legal Studies, Feminist Legal Studies
- Programs: Indigenous Legal Studies, Asia Pecific Dispute Resolution Program

- Exchanges in Canada, the United States, Asia, Europe, and Australia
- Asia Pacific Dispute Resolution Program
- Clinical and Extership Programs
- 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: 403-210-3928    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
- Courses to be considered must be completed prior to December 31 in the year the application is made
- Supporting documentation deadline – Feb 15
- Highest LSAT score used first to file applicant statistically, then average of multiple scores considered
- Applicants are reviewed based on their statistical profile first, i.e. LSAT scores and GPA. Then other factors are considered: maturity, communication skills, extra-curricular activities, work experience, and community involvement are all considered
- Supporting documents – official transcripts sent directly by institution, two letters of reference, and a statement of interest
- LSAT must be written no later than January following the application submission
- Other Admission Categories: Transfer applicants, Letter of Permission applicants, International Energy Lawyers Program applicants, International Exchange applicants, Indigenous applicants


Tuition and Expenses

Estimated Full-time Tuition

$12,314.88

Textbook and Course Materials

$1,900

Application Fee

$125

Ancillary Fees $1,234.38

- Financial aid available
- Scholarships and Bursaries available

 

Current Applicant Profile

Average LSAT Score

161

Average LSAT percentile 82

Average GPA

3.60

Number of applicants 1,000
First-year enrolment  130

Average age

26


Strengths and Special Programs

- JD, JD/MBA, and JD/MPP
- Certification in Common Law in French

- Canadian Institute of Resources Law
- Alberta Law Reform Institute
- Alberta Civil Liberties Research Centre

- International Energy Lawyers Program






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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 more than 5 years ago 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
- January LSATs are the final score that can be accepted from applicants in the regular category
- Supporting Documents: transcripts
- LSAT tests in or before September will be considered for an early offer
- Other Admission Categories: Aboriginal applicants, Individual consideration category


Tuition and Expenses

Estimated Full-time Tuition

$11,968

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 665

First-year enrolment

106


Strengths and Special Programs

- Experiential Legal Education
- Robson Crim
- Experience Available at Legal Aid Manitoba
- The Centre for Human Rights Research

- Small Business Law Clinic
- Mooting Program
- Migration Law Research
- 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 in exceptional circumstances, a minimum of 90 credits completed in a degree program may be accepted.
- Highest LSAT score used
- Early application strongly recommended
- Supporting Documents: personal statement, resume, and official transcripts, At least two letters of recommendation required for discretionary and Aboriginal categories
- Applicants must take the LSAT no later than January of the year in which they wish to be admitted
- Rolling admission
- Other Admission Categories: discretionary and Aboriginal


Tuition and Expenses

Estimated Full-time Tuition

$11,749.50

Textbook and Course Materials

$1,000

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 715

Strengths and Special Programs

- Law specializations include Corporate & Commecial, Tax, and Labour & Employment
- Centre for Property Studies
- Joint J.D./MBA Program

- Mooting and internship programs
- Exchange Opportunities in Europe, the Caribbean, Australia, and New Zealand






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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 have been written within the past 5 years.

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 March 1
- LSAT not required for French program
- The school does not set a minimum LSAT score required of applicants, though it does look for a score above the 70th percentile
- Highest LSAT score used
- Supporting Documents: personal statement, resume, 2 reference letters, and official 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

$10,691.67 (Canadian Students)

Textbook and Course Materials

$1,200

Application Fee

$100

- Scholarships available
- Financial aid available

 

Current Applicant Profile

Average GPA

80%

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 – LLL/MBA, J.D./MA, J.D./BCom and LLL/BSocSc
- Federal Tribunals Practice

- Legal Drafting
- Foreign Affairs and International Trade
- Concentrations: Aboriginal Law, Health Law, Public Law, Dispute Resolution and Professionalism, Social Justice, Technology Law, Advocacy Law, Environmental Law, International Law
- Competitive mooting program






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University of Saskatchewan

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

T: 306-966-5892    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 2014 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
- Space offered on application to disclose any “connections” to Saskatchewan, and/or the University of Saskatchewan
- 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

$13,822.00 (Canadian applicants)

Textbook and Course Materials

$1,500

Application Fee

$125

- Scholarships available
- Financial aid available
- 19 performance-based entrance scholarships available

 

Current Applicant Profile

Average LSAT Score

158

Average GPA

3.36

Number of applicants

900-1250

First-year enrolment  126

Strengths and Special Programs

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

- Exchange programs
- Mooting programs
- Joint J.D. programs – JD/BA, JD/BSc, JD/BComm, JD/BAdmin, JD/MBA, JD/Certificate (CCLF), LLM






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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 written before June 2014 are not accepted for entry in 2019.

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
- February LSAT scores will be the last accepted for September admission
- Other Admission Categories: Mature applicants, Aboriginal applicants


Tuition and Expenses

Estimated Full-time Tuition

$36,720

Textbook and Course Materials

$1,100

Application Fee

$100

- Scholarships available
- Financial aid available

 

Current Applicant Profile

Average LSAT Score

166

Average GPA

3.8

Number of applicants 2,000+

First-year enrolment

213

  - 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 Human Rights Internships
- Pro Bono Students Canada
- Mooting Programs
- Student Exchange Programs

- Combined degree programs: JD/MBA, JD/MA (in Criminology, Economics, English, or European and Russian Affairs), JD/ MGA, JD/PHD (in Economics, Philosophy, Political Science), JD/MPP, JD/MSW, JD/MGA, 
- Certificate programs in Aboriginal Legal Studies, Environmental studies, Jewish studies, Sexual Diversity and Gender Studies






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University of Victoria

Faculty of Law
Fraser Building
3800 Finnerty 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

$9,772.92

Textbook and Course Materials

$1,500

Application Fee

$95.75

- Scholarships available
- Bursaries available
- Financial aid available

 

Current Applicant Profile

Average LSAT Score

92nd Percentile

Average GPA

3.85

Number of applicants 1,000

First-year enrolment

110


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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University of Western Ontario

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

$22,390

Textbook and Course Materials

$1,460

Application Fee

$100

- Scholarships available
- Bursaries available
- Financial aid available

 

Current Applicant Profile

Average LSAT Score

162

Average GPA

3.7

Number of applicants 2,300+

First-year enrolment

178


Strengths and Special Programs

- Areas of law concentration: Business, Criminal, Government and Public Administration, Intellectual Property, International Law, Labour, Employment and Social Justice, Litigation and Special Practice 
- Extended-time LL.B program

- Global Sustainability Certificate
- Certificate in Legal French
- Global and Intercultural Engagement Honour
- Exchanges in Scandinavia, the UK, Europe, India, Southeast Asia, Australia, New Zealand, the USA and Quebec.
- JD/MBA, JD/MSc, JD/MA, HBD/JD, BESsc/JD
- International Law internship Program






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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

- Academic Performance 
- Work Experience, Community Involvement, Personal Accomplishments, Career Objectives and 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

$21,182.72 (Canadian JD Students)
$22,811.28 (International JD Students)

Estimated textbook expenses

$2,000 per academic year

Application Fee

$100

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

 

Current Applicant Profile

Applicants received per year

1,800-2,200 (JD) and 700 (JD/JD)

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/LLB
- Half-time Program available for JD Program
- Social Justice Fellowship Program
- Northwest Territories Clerkship Program
-Clinical Practice and Law program

- Community Legal Aid
- 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 June 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

$28,649.22

Textbook and Course Materials

$900 (approximate)

Application Fee

$100 (plus OLSAS application fee of $200)

- Financial Aid Available

 

Current Applicant Profile

Average LSAT Score

83rd percentile

Median CGPA

3.69

Number of applicants 2,951

First-year enrolment

290


Strengths and Special Programs

- Largest Common Law school in Canada
- International, Comparative, and Transnational Law
- Labour and Employment Law
- Tax 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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