LLM Admission

LLM Admission

Application deadlines

Fall: July 31 (June 1 for students requiring a visa)
Spring: November 30 (November 1 for students requiring a visa)

Application process

In order to be admitted to the Master of Laws (LLM) program, you must have completed a JD degree or a law degree at a foreign institution that would qualify you to practice law. Below you will find information for applying to the LLM program.

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Foreign Educated Applicants

All foreign educated applicants are required to use the Law School Admission Council (LSAC) LLM Credential Assembly Service (CAS), which includes the ASU Law Electronic Application, the Document Assembly Service, and the International Transcript and Authentication Service (if applicable).

Complete Law School Admissions Council (LSAC) Electronic Application, in addition to the following documents:

  • Complete Credential Assembly Service (CAS) report (the CAS report must be from the current application year)
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Personal statement that is no longer than 1,250 words on double-spaced, typed pages
  • Resume not to exceed three typed pages
  • Writing sample
  • Explanations to affirmative answers to any Character & Fitness questions
  • Transcripts from all institutions attended, including the transcript showing that the bachelor's degree and law degree were conferred

Please call LSAC help desk at 215-968-1001 if you encounter any problems.

This year’s application fee is waived.

Please refer to the special instructions for Foreign Educated Applicants.

U.S. Educated Applicants

U.S. educated applicants have the option of applying through the Law School Admission Council (LSAC) LLM Credential Assembly Service (CAS), which includes the ASU Law Electronic Application and Document Assembly Service (see above) or applying through the ASU Law website:

For an application to be considered complete, it must include the following materials:

  • The complete LLM application form
  • Personal statement no longer than 1,250 words on double-spaced, typed pages
  • Resume that does not exceed three typed pages
  • Writing sample
  • Explanations to affirmative answers to any conduct questions
  • Two letters of recommendation (submitted directly by the recommender)
  • Transcripts from all institutions attended, including the transcript showing a bachelor's degree was conferred (submitted directly by the educational institution)

This year’s application fee is waived.

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