Application deadlines at 40 law schools in the United States

Below is a list of application deadlines for LL.M. programs at 40 US law schools beginning in Fall 2013. The law schools listed below were chosen based on the most-viewed US profiles on LLM GUIDE.

NYU -
Foreign Credential Applicants: December 17
Domestic Credential Applicants: April 1 (except for following programs)
LL.M. in Legal Theory: February 1
LL.M. in Taxation: February 1 (priority scholarship deadline); April 1 (final)

UC Berkeley - December 15

Georgetown -
Foreign-Trained Attorneys: November 20 (early action); February 15 (regular action)
US-Trained Attorneys: January 7 (early action); March 1 (regular action)

Harvard - December 1

BU -
American Law LL.M. and IP Law LL.M.: April 15; earlier encouraged
Taxation LL.M. and Banking & Financial Law LL.M.: May 31 (international applicants) or July 31 (domestic applicants)

Columbia - November 1 (early review); December 17 (regular deadline)

Stanford - December 14

UCLA - February 15

George Washington - March 15 (international); May 1 (domestic)

Miami - Rolling; May 1 is "priority deadline"

Northwestern - January 17

American - WCL -
LL.M. in Law & Government:
International Students - May 1; or March 1 (for funding consideration)
Domestic Students - July 1; or June 1 (for funding consideration)
International Legal Studies Program - May 1
Trial Advocacy LL.M. - August 1

Fordham - February 1 (priority) or March 1

Penn - December 1 (early notification) or February 1

USC - February 1    

Yale - December 1

Cornell - February 1; or January 10 to be considered for fellowship

NYLS - American Business Law LL.M. - May 15

Tulane - May 1

Chicago - December 15

Cardozo - June 15

Florida (UF) - June 1 (Tax); April 30 (Environmental & Land Use Law LL.M. & Comparative Law LL.M.)

Loyola (Chicago)


LL.M. in Taxation - July 1

LL.M. in Trial Advocacy, Appellate Advocacy, and Alternative Dispute Resolution  - July 1
LL.M. in Business and Corporate Governance Law - July 1
LL.M. in Child and Family Law -  July 1 
LL.M. in Health Law -  July 1
LL.M. in Health Law (Online) - August 1
LL.M. in Rule of Law for Development (PROLAW) -  Rolling


Houston - March 1

UC Hastings - May 1

Loyola (Los Angeles) - February 1

Chapman - April 15 (2012 deadline)

Vanderbilt - April 30

Texas (UT) - February 1 (for priority consideration)

University of Washington - February 1 (international); June 1 (domestic - IP) / July 1 (domestic - taxation)

Brooklyn Law School - December 1 (early action); February 1 (regular review); accepted until June 30

Tufts University - Fletcher - November 15 (early notification); January 10 (regular); March 1 ("late deadline")

UC Davis - January 10 (encouraged); applications accepted until August 15

Duke - January 20

John Marshall School of Law (Chicago) - August 10

University of Alabama - May 1

Florida Coastal - Rolling

Temple University - March 15

Penn State University - Rolling

University of Hawaii - April 1 (later applications considered if space is available)

All prospective students are advised to double-check application deadlines with law schools as soon as possible before applying.

For more information about the individual programs, please follow the links below.

Comments


Related Law Schools

Tuscaloosa, Alabama 19 Followers 26 Discussions
New York City, New York 2002 Followers 1565 Discussions
New York City, New York 126 Followers 122 Discussions
New York City, New York 51 Followers 17 Discussions
Durham, North Carolina 371 Followers 295 Discussions
University Park, Pennsylvania 44 Followers 32 Discussions
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 802 Followers 476 Discussions
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 25 Followers 46 Discussions
Nashville, Tennessee 143 Followers 139 Discussions
Austin, Texas 121 Followers 108 Discussions
Houston, Texas 66 Followers 62 Discussions
Los Angeles, California 315 Followers 225 Discussions
Orange, California 45 Followers 22 Discussions
Ithaca, New York 493 Followers 313 Discussions
New York City, New York 1362 Followers 1005 Discussions
Los Angeles, California 60 Followers 51 Discussions
Medford, Massachusetts 57 Followers 47 Discussions
Jacksonville, Florida 24 Followers 8 Discussions
New York City, New York 305 Followers 235 Discussions
Cambridge, Massachusetts 1124 Followers 875 Discussions
Boston, Massachusetts 329 Followers 340 Discussions
Berkeley, California 1177 Followers 568 Discussions
Davis, California 81 Followers 54 Discussions
Los Angeles, California 668 Followers 333 Discussions
San Francisco, California 59 Followers 52 Discussions
Stanford, California 756 Followers 388 Discussions
New Haven, Connecticut 324 Followers 368 Discussions
Washington, District of Columbia 180 Followers 179 Discussions
Washington, District of Columbia 350 Followers 320 Discussions
Washington, District of Columbia 1028 Followers 915 Discussions
Miami, Florida 139 Followers 97 Discussions
Gainesville, Florida 104 Followers 212 Discussions
Honolulu, Hawaii 34 Followers 32 Discussions
Chicago, Illinois 560 Followers 318 Discussions
Chicago, Illinois 28 Followers 29 Discussions
Chicago, Illinois 47 Followers 20 Discussions
Chicago, Illinois 480 Followers 496 Discussions
New Orleans, Louisiana 71 Followers 80 Discussions
Full Profile
Brooklyn, New York 67 Followers 7 Discussions

More LLM News

LL.M. Application Deadlines for Fall 2021 - Law Schools in the UK & Ireland

Nov 23, 2020

More LLM News

LLM Articles

Pandemic Raises the Relevance of Legal Technology LL.M.s

Nov 18, 2020

The pandemic has proven that technology is not optional for lawyers; it’s a necessity

Landing a job in Big Law after a Tax LL.M.

Nov 10, 2020

There are diverse job opportunities on offer, but students need to be proactive and engaged from the start of their job search

How to Fund An LL.M. in America on a Budget

Oct 30, 2020

From scholarships to loans, there are a range of funding sources available. The benefits of doing an LL.M. in the US should far outweigh the cost

More Articles

Related Top 10 Lists

More Top 10 Lists