Admission

Program Application Requirements

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.

Part-Time Applicants »

A limited enrollment part time day program, which allows students to complete the JD over the course of four to six years while maintaining a work and/or family life balance.

International Applicants »

Anyone that earned an undergraduate degree from an institution outside of the United States.

Early Decision Program »

A guaranteed scholarship for applicants to the full-time JD program who consider the College of Law their top choice for law school and are able to submit a completed application by November 15.

Joint Degree (JD/MBA) Applicants »

Earn a JD and an MBA in a total of four years at the College of Law and Atkinson Graduate School of Management.

3+3 Program »

Undergraduate students at WU CLA, OSU and UAA have the opportunity to earn a Bachelor' degree (BA) and a Juris Doctor (JD) degree in a total of six years. 

Transfer/Visiting Applicants »

Transfer and visiting students from ABA-accredited law schools.

MLS Applicants »

A one-year master's degree program for those who want a legal education, but are not seeking to become practicing attorneys.

LLM Applicants »

An advanced law degree available to those who have completed the JD at an ABA-accredited American law school or its equivalent from a foreign law school.

Certificate Programs »

Specialized Certificate Programs in Law and Government, Sustainability Law, Dispute Resolution, Law and Business, and International and Comparative Law.