Loyola University Chicago

JD Admissions

School of Law

JD Applicants

Loyola University Chicago School of Law accepts applications for both the full-time and weekend Juris Doctor (JD) programs. All candidates for law school must have a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution. International students must have received the educational equivalent to a United States baccalaureate degree from their foreign institution. No particular undergraduate curriculum or major is viewed as ideal for the study of law.

Application Information

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Application Deadlines: Full-Time JD Program

  • Early Notification Deadline: January 15 (non-binding) Candidates may elect to submit all necessary materials for their application files by January 15. If all items are received by this date, an admissions decision will be mailed by February 15. There is no binding commitment with this decision. The deadline for acceptance of the offer by the candidates is the same as for those who elect not to participate in the early notification program. This program is of particular relevance to applicants applying for endowed scholarships.
  • Deadline for Entering Students to submit their application: 
    April 1
  • All documentation for your file must be received by April 30.

Application Deadlines: Weekend JD Program

  • Deadline for Entering Students to submit their application: July 1
  • All documentation for your file must be received by July 15.

Application Updates

  • We welcome electronic updates to applicant files. Please include your name and LSAC number on all documents and email them to law-admissions@luc.edu. Please do not send paper application updates to our office.
  • Please note: All transcript updates should be sent directly from your educational institution to LSAC's Credential Assembly Service (CAS).