Applying to Northwestern Law

The Office of Admissions and many of our colleagues across the Law School community continue to work from home, consistent with guidance from local and state public health officials.  And while our physical office is closed and we are unable to take your phone call, we are at the ready to assist our prospective applicants.  The best way to reach us is via our main email account:  admissions@law.northwestern.edu.  We will respond to your inquiry as soon as possible.  Thank you for your patience and understanding.

The Law School and the Office of Admissions will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday: Thursday, November 26th and Friday, November 27th.  Our processing team will resume their work and inquiries will be addressed in the ordered received beginning Monday morning, November 30th.  Please accept our best wishes for a safe and reflective holiday.


You will find more information about the Northwestern Law application process based upon the degree program you wish to pursue.  Furthermore, application checklists are available for each of our degree programs.  We strongly encourage all applicants to submit their application materials electronically. 

JD Fee Waiver

LLM Fee Waiver


JD Programs

JD Transfer

Visiting Student

Two-Year JD for International Lawyers 

SJD 


LLM Programs


Master of Legal Studies in International Human Rights


Master of Science in Law 


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