How to Apply
Candidates who wish to apply for the M.S.L. Program must have received a Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution by the time they enroll in the M.S.L. Program.
Dates & Deadlines:
Our application is currently open for Fall 2016. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis.
Deadline to submit the online application form: June 1, 2016
Deadline to submit required documents and records: July 1, 2016
As a part of your application you will be required to submit the following documents:
- Application form
- Official transcripts and proof of bachelor's degree
- Personal statement
- Current résumé or CV
- Two (2) letters of recommendation
- Standardized test score*
- Application Form, Personal Statement, and Résumé:
Our application form is available online at www.law.uga.edu/master-study-law-application-form. Please complete all required fields and follow the directions carefully. After completing our online application form, you will be prompted to upload your personal statement and a current resume or CV. Your personal statement should be approximately 500 words and indicate why you wish to attend the M.S.L. program at the University of Georgia School of Law. Please submit these documents in either .PDF or .DOC format.
- Official transcripts and proof of degree, Letters of Recommendation, and Standardized Test Score
These documents can be sent either via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or via post to:
The University of Georgia School of Law
ATTN: M.S.L. Admissions
Shannon S. Hinson
225 Herty Drive
Athens, Georgia 30602
Please submit official transcripts and proof of degree(s) for all colleges and universities that you have attended. Official records do not have to be sent directly from the university or college, but must be authenticated with a signature and/or seal.
Two (2) letters of recommendation are required, and we will accept up to three (3) letters of recommendation. Please have your recommenders send their letters directly to the University of Georgia Law M.S.L. program.
Acceptable standardized test scores include LSAT, GMAT, MCAT, or GRE. Applicants may send their score(s), or may direct the testing agency to send the scores directly to the M.S.L. program at the University of Georgia School of Law*.
*We will consider waiving the standardized test score requirement for applicants that meet specific criteria. For more information about requesting a waiver, contact Graduate Legal Studies at email@example.com.
Please contact the Associate Director of Admissions, Shannon Hinson via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone at 706-542-7060 with any questions regarding the application process.