First-Year Applicants

Willamette University College of Law enrolls a small first-year law class with a wide range of career goals and backgrounds distinguished by academic achievements. Applicants are urged to apply as early as possible, preferably the fall prior to the year of intended enrollment. Applications are reviewed closely and in their entirety to ensure an informed and fair decision.

How to Apply

Application Deadline has been extended to April 1. Willamette will continue to accept applications after this date so long as there is space in the class.

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To apply for admission to Willamette University College of Law, a candidate must complete the application process, register with the Credential Assembly Service (CAS) and take the Law School Admission Test (LSAT). Both the CAS and the LSAT are provided by Law Services in Newtown, Pa. For Information about Law Services, contact the Law School Admission Council (LSAC) at, or 215-968-1001.

Application Requirements

Full information regarding application requirements may be found on our Application Requirements page or on our JD Application below. 

Early Decision

Willamette is excited to offer an Early Decision admission program to applicants who consider Willamette University College of Law their number one choice for law school. Only applicants to the full-time 3-year JD program are eligible to apply to the Early Decision admission program.

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The application can be downloaded as a PDF: JD Admission Application 

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