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Master of Laws (LLM) Applicants

DEADLINES

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.


REQUIREMENTS

Applicants to the LLM in Energy and Natural Resources Law, LLM in American Law for Foreign Graduates, and LLM in American Indian and Indigenous Law programs must meet the following requirements:

  • 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.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

All applicants to the LLM programs at The University of Tulsa College of Law are required to apply via the Law School Admission Council (LSAC). Apply for a fee waiver through TU Law.

Prepare and attach supplemental documents to the online application at LSAC.org:

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. Two letters of recommendation
  6. Resume or curriculum vitae

APPLICATION LINKS

LLM in Energy and Natural Resources Law
LLM in American Law for Foreign Graduates
LLM in American Indian and Indigenous Law