LL.M program at the University of Cincinnati College of Law

LL.M program at the University of Cincinnati College of Law

  • The United States
  • Responsable(s) de la formation : Nora Burke Wagner
    Contact administratif 001 513 556-6805
    Contact administratif : LLM Program
    Adresse : Cincinnati
    Site Internet : Consulter
    Email : uclawllm@uc.edu

    Application for Admission: LLM in the US Legal System

    The University of Cincinnati College of Law is pleased to offer a program of study on the US legal system to practicing attorneys and law school graduates who received their legal education outside the United States.


      The documents listed below must be sent to us in order for your application to be considered.

      1. Personal Statement. Please describe why you wish to study law in the U.S and how you plan to use the knowledge, skills, and degree earned in this program. Your essay should be one to two pages long.
      2. Resume or Curriculum Vitae. Please provide a resume listing and describing your professional, educational or other related experience. Include the name of each employer, the position you held, and the dates you were employed.
      3. 2 Recommendations. Please ask two individuals who are familiar with your academic or legal work to supply a letter telling us why you would be a good candidate for the LL.M.program. 
      4. Credential Evaluation. We must receive a course by course evaluation of your previous higher education before we can consider your application. You may choose from the following organizations to provide your evaluation: ECE (www.ece.org) or WES (www.wes.org). 
      5. TOEFL or IELTS Score. If your native language is not English you must supply evidence of your English proficiency. Preference will be given to applicants with a 100 internet-based TOEFL score or equivalent. Applicants with TOEFL scores of 80 and above will also be considered.

      Conditional admission
       is available for otherwise qualified students who need additional English language instruction. English training is available on the UC campus at ELS-Cincinnati Language Center

      Admissions Process

      Please begin your application to the UC Law LLM program as soon as possible. It can take a long time to gather all of your relevant documents for submission to the credential evaluation agency, and if you are accepted you will also need sufficient time to procure a visa. This may take several months. We will evaluate your application as soon as we receive your documents and your credential evaluation report. There is currently no fee to apply to the UC Law LLM program. Earlier applications receive priority on admission and scholarship decisions (deadline on the 1st of January). Additional UC Law LLM application instructions are available here. You are strongly encouraged to submit all application materials before March 15th.

      Please contact us at uclawllm@uc.edu with any questions about our program or the application process.

      Brochure of the LLM in the US Legal System

      For more information you can download the LL.M. brochure.

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