University of the Pacific - McGeorge School of Law

University of the Pacific - McGeorge School of Law

Pacific McGeorge offers graduate programs for both domestically trained attorneys and foreign trained attorneys. Whether you seek an advanced legal program focusing on U.S. Law, Public Policy, Transnational Business or Water Resources, Pacific McGeorge is the right place for you.

LL.M. Program Application Requirements

To be eligible to apply to one of our LL.M. programs, the applicant must present evidence of:

  • Graduation from a school of law approved by the American Bar Association; or
  • Admission to the Bar of a state in the United States; or
  • Graduation from a faculty of law in a foreign country whose educational authority has authorized that faculty to issue degrees in law.

Proof of English proficiency (for non-native English speakers):

  • Receipt of an undergraduate or graduate degree from an English language institution;
  • Multi-year employment in a position in which English is the primary language of communication; or
  • A minimum test score of 88 (Internet-based) on the TOEFL, or 6.5 on the IELTS.

Pacific McGeorge values diversity: 

The University of the Pacific community - including students, faculty, staff, administrators, and alumni - believes that diversity and inclusion are essential to the fulfillment of our institutional mission. We value inclusiveness in learning, curricular and co-curricular programming, campus climate, recruitment, admissions, hiring and retention. See scholarship opportunities here.

Required Documents


  • Curriculum vitae (résumé)
  • Signature form (pdf)
  • Personal Statement
  • Original official transcripts from colleges, universities, and graduate or professional schools attended, including a current law school transcript
  • Two letters of reference, preferably from law school professors or legal employers
  • For non-native English speakers, proof of English proficiency

Complete our Online Application or our LSAC Application.

There is no application fee ! 

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