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Fall 2020 Juris Doctor Application

Applications Accepted: September 15, 2019

Scholarship Priority Deadline: March 1, 2020

Application Deadline: August 1, 2020



Applications to Loyola University New Orleans College of Law JD, JD/MBA, JD/MPA, and JD/MURP programs must be submitted through the Law School Admission Council (LSAC). The College of Law will accept applications for the Fall 2020 class beginning September 15, 2019. Loyola does not charge an application fee. A complete application includes:

Please review Loyola Law's Admission Requirements before submitting your application.  

Transfer Application

A student who has pursued law study at another law school may apply for transfer or advanced standing admission by utilizing the same application as an applicant for initial admission. Transfer applicants must also present evidence of eligibility required of entering students the year in which they began the study of law and present evidence of above-average academic study in their prior law record. Documents which must be submitted directly to the Office of Law Admissions prior to evaluation for transfer are:

  • Most recent CAS report,
  • Applicant must have completed 24 credit hours at current law school.
  • Two letters of recommendation; one letter must be written by a law professor,
  • Letter of good standing from previous law school,
  • Official copy of most recent law school transcript, and
  • Explanation for transfer.

Visiting Student Application


A visiting student will be admitted dependent upon space availability in the specific course(s) selected. Students interested in being a visitor during any semester or summer session should contact the College of Law Records Director Tori Luwisch at (504) 861-5563 or

Master's in Health Law & Administration or Environmental Law

Applicants for the M.A. in Health Law & Administration or the M.A. in Environmental Law are required to submit a personal statement, resume, college transcript, and two letters of recommendation.  For recent college graduates, one of the two letters must be from a faculty or staff member from the undergraduate institution.  Please send all required materials electronically to Tia Andrews

Learn more about the M.A. in Health Law & Administration and the M.A. in Environmental Law.


LL.M. Application

The College of Law offers an LL.M. for international lawyers and an LL.M. for students who have earned a J.D. degree from a U.S. law school. Candidates interested in applying to either program are encouraged to visit:


Non-Discrimination Policy

Loyola University New Orleans College of Law has fully supported and fostered the policy of not discriminating on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, or sexual orientation in its educational programs, admissions, employment practices, and in the activities it operates. This policy is in compliance with all applicable federal regulations and guidelines. 

Enforcement of this policy may be found in the following documents: Human Resources Manual and the Student Code of Conduct.                                        

ABA Standard 504: Qualifications for Admission to the Bar 

In addition to a bar examination, there are character, fitness, and other qualifications for admission to the bar in every U.S. jurisdiction. Applicants are encouraged to research the requirements for any jurisdiction in which they intend to seek admission. Addresses for all relevant agencies are available through the National Conference of Bar Examiners