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

JD-MBA Applicants

Accelerated JD Applicants

JD-PhD Applicants                                                      

Transfer Applicants

Visiting Applicants

Two-Year JD for International Lawyers Applicants  

SJD Applicants


LLM Programs

LLM Applicants

LLM/Kellogg Applicants

LLM in Taxation Applicants                                        

LLM IHR Applicants                                             

Accelerated LLM 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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