Transfer/Visiting Applicants

Willamette University College of Law welcomes transfer and visiting students from ABA-accredited law schools. Admission is based largely on the strength of the applicant’s law school grades and class rank, as well as the reasons for the decision to continue legal education at the College of Law. 

How to Apply

Apply Now

Transfer or visiting student applicants should use the transfer/visiting application for admission and indicate status as either transfer or visiting students in the appropriate section of the application. The priority deadline for transfer student applications is March 1 of the enrollment year. The priority deadline for visiting student applications is March 1 for fall enrollment and October 1 for spring enrollment. 

Please note, applications will continue to be accepted following the priority deadline so long as there is seat availability. Should you have questions, please contact the Admission Office directly by phone: (503) 370-6282 or by email at

CAS Electronic Application

The Law School Admission Council (LSAC), maintains an approved electronic-format application to Willamette's College of Law. The following link will take you directly to LSAC Willamette University College of Law Application. Your application fee is waived when you apply online.

Postal Mail

Apply by submitting a paper application. The application can be downloaded in PDF format: Transfer or Visiting Student Application 

Application Requirements

Full information regarding application requirements may be found on our Transfer or Visiting student Application above or online here