Applying to Northwestern Law

On this page you'll find more information about the Northwestern Law application process based on degree program. We encourage all applicants to submit their application materials electronically. However, paper applications are available upon request by emailing admissions@law.northwestern.edu. Application deadlines are the same regardless of how you submit your application.

JD Programs

JD, JD-LLM IHR, JD-LLM Tax Applicants

Accelerated JD Applicants

Transfer Applicants

Two-Year JD for International Lawyers Applicants

JD-MBA Applicants

JD-PhD Applicants

Visiting Applicants

SJD Applicants


LLM Programs

LLM Applicants

LLM in Taxation Applicants

Accelerated LLM Applicants

LLM/Kellogg Applicants

LLM IHR Applicants

Executive LLM Applicants


MSL Programs

Master of Science in Law Applicants

Master of Studies in Law IHR

  • Please complete the application found under LLM in International Human Rights.

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