LLM applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. International applicants are encouraged to apply by April to allow enough time to secure a student visa.
- All applicants must have a degree that permits them to practice law.
- Applicants to the LLM in American Law for Foreign Graduates program must have a degree from a country outside of the United States.
- Applicants to the LLM in Energy & Natural Resources Law and LLM in American Indian and Indigenous Law programs can have a JD or a degree that permits them to practice law in a country outside of the United States. See LSAC minimum degree requirements by country list.
- Applicants must demonstrate English proficiency: TOEFL iBT 90 or IELTS 6.5 or The University of Tulsa College of Law English Institute level 5 with a score of 90% or higher.
Prepare and attach supplemental documents to the online application at LSAC.org:
- Official transcript(s) from all undergraduate and postgraduate institutions. This must include proof of a degree that permits the applicant to practice law in a country outside of the United States, such as an LLB, if the applicant does not hold a JD.
- If the applicant’s first language is not English, he/she must submit an official TOEFL score report (paper-based 570 minimum, web-based 90 minimum) or IELTS 6.5 or higher.
- An 800-word personal statement discussing the applicant’s experience, professional goals, and specific reasons for pursuing a specific LLM degree at TU Law. Must be in English.
- A legal writing sample, such as a brief, law review article, memorandum, or other persuasive or scholarly work. Must be the applicant’s own work. Must be in English.
- Two letters of recommendation
- Resume or curriculum vitae