LLM programs

LLM programs

  • Full-time
  • The United States
  • Contact administratif 215.204.1448
    Adresse : Philadelphia, USA
    Site Internet : Consulter
    Email : intllaw@temple.edu

    Financial and Cost Information

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    Each year, the Law School offers a number of partial tuition scholarships to international students enrolled in the general LL.M.  degree program for foreign law graduates. Students seeking scholarship consideration should complete the financial aid application portion of our on-line LL.M. application. Our partial tuition scholarships are awarded to admitted LL.M. students on a competitive basis with consideration given to the applicants’ financial need and previous academic or professional achievement. The Law School has very limited international student scholarship funding and the requests for financial assistance always exceed our available resources. Unfortunately, we are not able to offer aid to every deserving applicant which is why students seeking scholarship aid are urged to no later than the March 15 application deadline for scholarship consideration. We award partial tuition scholarships to approximately six to eight students per year and these awards typically cover one-fourth to one-third of a student’s annual LL.M. student tuition.

     

    The 2014-2015 academic year tuition for the general LL.M. degree program is $24,828  or $12,414  per semester. Temple University students are expected to pay one-half of their academic year tuition each semester. The estimated academic year living expenses for single student is $14,500.  International students who will need a F-1 student visa for U.S. studies are required to submit financial documentation proving adequate financial resources to cover Temple tuition, fees and living expenses for one academic year.

     

    Temple’s LL.M. tuition rate is extremely reasonable in comparison the cost of similar law schools in the eastern U.S.  The Philadelphia’s cost of living is much more affordable than New York City or other cities located on the east coast such as Boston or Washington D.C. In the current economy, comparative costs matter to most law students.  It’s important to consider that Temple LL.M.  tuition is $24,828  versus the $59, 566 tuition at the University of Pennsylvania’s LL.M.. The cost living in Philadelphia is $14,500 versus $24,564 in New York City.

    How to apply

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    The application deadline is March 15.

     

    Students must complete an on-line Temple LL.M. application through the following link: http://lawgradandintl.temple.edu

     

    Required application documentation:


    • Completed on-line application questionnaires
    • Official transcripts (translated into English) from every university that an applicant has attended. In the U.S. an official transcript (mark sheets) is one that is submitted in hard-copy in an envelope that has been sealed by the issuing university. Transcripts that have been opened and are submitted by an applicant is not considered an acceptable official transcript. Students may alternatively submit a foreign academic credential evaluation report from a credential evaluation service. Many applicants use one of the following services: Law School Admission Council (LSAC: www.lsac.org) or World Education Service (WES: www.wes.org)
    • Official TOEFL score report or IELTS score report. We require an Internet-based TOEFL score of 88 or overall IELTS score of at least 6.5 with no individual scores below 6.0.
    • Resume or CV
    • Personal Statement (a brief essay explaining why you are interested in the LL.M. degree program and how the degree will support your professional goals.
    • At least 2 letters of recommendation from either law professors who are familiar with your abilities as a law student or employers who are familiar with your legal practice skills.
    • Electronic signature form and scanned copy of your passport or state-issued identification
    • Application fee of $50 U.S. payable to “Temple University.”

    Temple Campus Visits

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    If you plan to travel to the Philadelphia area, please contact us in advance to schedule a campus visit. The Temple Law School Graduate and International Programs Office will gladly arrange a campus tour and informational meeting for prospective international law students. If you visit on day when law classes are in session, we can also arrange for you to observe a Temple Law class while you are on campus. Our normal office hours are Monday – Friday 8:30am-5:00pm.

     

    Contact information:

    Temple University Beasley School of Law

    Graduate and International Programs Office

    1719 North Broad Street, Klein Hall Room 710

    Philadelphia, PA 19122 USA

    Tel: 215-204-1448

    Email: intllaw@temple.edu