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Although we prefer to receive applications online via LSAC, paper applications are available upon request by emailing admissions@law.northwestern.edu. Deadlines for submission of paper applications are the same as the deadlines for electronic applications.

Applications

JD, JD-LLM in International Human Rights, and JD-LLM in Taxation

Instructions (pdf) | Early Decision Certification (pdf) | Fee Waiver Application (pdf) |Apply Online

JD-MBA

Instructions (pdf) | Apply Online

Accelerated JD

Instructions (pdf) | Apply Online

JD-PhD

Instructions | Apply Online

Two-year JD for International Lawyers

Instructions (pdf) | Essay Questions (pdf) | Apply Online

Transfer Students

Instructions  | Apply Online

Visiting Students

Instructions | Application (pdf)

SJD

Instructions | Appy Online

LLM

LLM and LLM in International Human Rights 

Instructions (pdf) | Essay Questions (pdf) |  Apply Online

LLM/Kellogg

Instructions (pdf) | Apply Online

Accelerated LLM

Instructions (pdf) | Supplemental Forms (pdf) | Essay Questions (pdf) | ALLM Application (pdf) or Apply Online

Executive LLM

Korea: Instructions and Application

Europe: Instructions and Application

LLM in Taxation

Instructions and Application (pdf) or Apply Online

Applicants to the non-degree program in taxation should consult the Non-Degree Program page.

MSL

Applicants who do not hold a law degree are eligible to apply to the following MSL programs.

Master of Science in Law

Applicants to the master's program should consult the Master of Science in Law Program page.

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Master of Studies in Law in International Human Rights 

Please complete the application found under LLM in International Human Rights for the MSL in International Human Rights program.