Accelerated JD for Foreign Trained Lawyers


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The University of Arkansas School of Law invites graduates of foreign law schools to apply for our Accelerated J.D. program. We will admit up to 10 qualified applicants each year to this program. Accelerated J.D. candidates will receive up to thirty hours of credit for completion of a degree from an accredited law school that would qualify the applicant to practice law in the applicants country. Completion of the Juris Doctor degree from the University of Arkansas School of Law will satisfy the degree requirement for eligibility to sit for the bar examination in any state in the United States.
The University of Arkansas School of Law invites graduates of foreign law schools to apply for our Accelerated J.D. program. We will admit up to 10 qualified applicants each year to this program. Accelerated J.D. candidates will receive up to thirty hours of credit for completion of a degree from an accredited law school that would qualify the applicant to practice law in the applicant’s country. Completion of the Juris Doctor degree from the University of Arkansas School of Law will satisfy the degree requirement for eligibility to sit for the bar examination in any state in the United States.
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BMW
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sxh090
The University of Arkansas School of Law is listed as one of National Jurist magazines Top 20 Values in legal education and U.S. News and World Reports top 45 public law schools. We offer one of the lowest tuition rates at approximately $12000 per semester for international students.

The University of Arkansas School of Law offers an Accelerated Juris Docor (J.D.) program for Foreign-Trained Lawyers. Among the benefits offered to accelerated candidates, is the ability to transfer in a number of credits from a students previous legal coursework outside of the U.S. into their Juris Doctor program, thus "accelerating" the time required to finish their degree. In addition, successful completion of the Juris Doctor degree will satisfy the degree requirement for eligibility to sit for the bar examination in any state in the U.S. We do not require an LSAT score.

Find out why we are a great place to call home http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=np4AMJRc4GA

Learn more about programs of interest to our international community
http://uagloballaw.blogspot.com/

Apply today!
http://law.uark.edu/academics/accelerated-jd/apply/
The University of Arkansas School of Law is listed as one of National Jurist magazine’s Top 20 Values in legal education and U.S. News and World Report‘s top 45 public law schools. We offer one of the lowest tuition rates at approximately $12000 per semester for international students.

The University of Arkansas School of Law offers an Accelerated Juris Docor (J.D.) program for Foreign-Trained Lawyers. Among the benefits offered to accelerated candidates, is the ability to transfer in a number of credits from a student’s previous legal coursework outside of the U.S. into their Juris Doctor program, thus "accelerating" the time required to finish their degree. In addition, successful completion of the Juris Doctor degree will satisfy the degree requirement for eligibility to sit for the bar examination in any state in the U.S. We do not require an LSAT score.

Find out why we are a great place to call home http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=np4AMJRc4GA

Learn more about programs of interest to our international community
http://uagloballaw.blogspot.com/

Apply today!
http://law.uark.edu/academics/accelerated-jd/apply/
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BMW
Well, the university website says that the tuition fee is $12,078 PER SEMESTER, not per year. Which figures are correct?
Well, the university website says that the tuition fee is $12,078 PER SEMESTER, not per year. Which figures are correct?
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sxh090
Thank you BMW! Your research is correct, and our post has been edited to reflect the correct language.
Thank you BMW! Your research is correct, and our post has been edited to reflect the correct language.
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bluewin888
What are the steps for applying? TOEFL? NO LSAT?

Any scholarships?


BTW, i am already a US citizenship, but with a foreign law degree.
What are the steps for applying? TOEFL? NO LSAT?

Any scholarships?


BTW, i am already a US citizenship, but with a foreign law degree.
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Brainy Smu...
If you were conferred your foreign law degree along with a practicing certification from a common law country such as:

Australia
Canada
Ireland
New Zealand
UK

...than the TOEFL will be exempt.

Hope this helps.
If you were conferred your foreign law degree along with a practicing certification from a common law country such as:

Australia
Canada
Ireland
New Zealand
UK

...than the TOEFL will be exempt.

Hope this helps.
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What are the steps for applying? TOEFL? NO LSAT?

Any scholarships?


BTW, i am already a US citizenship, but with a foreign law degree.
[quote]What are the steps for applying? TOEFL? NO LSAT?

Any scholarships?


BTW, i am already a US citizenship, but with a foreign law degree. [/quote]
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