LL.M. Application Deadlines for Fall 2014 - US Law Schools

Application deadlines at 50 law schools in the United States

Below is a list of application deadlines for LL.M. programs at 50 US law schools beginning in Fall 2014. The law schools listed below were chosen based on the most-viewed US profiles on LLM GUIDE.

NYU -
Foreign Credential Applicants: December 16
Domestic Credential Applicants: April 1 (except for following programs)
LL.M. in Legal Theory: January 31
LL.M. in Taxation: January 31 (priority scholarship deadline); April 1 (final)
Part-time programs:  June 2

UC Berkeley - January 10

Georgetown -
Foreign-Trained Attorneys: November 14 (early action); February 14 (regular action)
US-Trained Attorneys: January 6 (early action); February 28 (regular action)
Scholarship consideration:  February 14

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

Harvard - December 1; November 15 strongly encouraged

UCLA - February 15

Stanford - December 6

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

USC - February 1    

Miami - Rolling until July 31; Feb 3 recommended; January 10 optimal for scholarship consideration

Northwestern - January 17

George Washington -
LL.M - March 15 (international); May 1 (domestic)
IP Law program - March 15 (international); May 1 (domestic)

Penn - November 15 (early notification) or December 15

American - WCL -
LL.M. in Law & Government:
International Students - May 1; or March 1 for funding consideration
Domestic Students - July 1; or March 1 for funding consideration
International Legal Studies Program - May 1
Trial Advocacy LL.M. - August 1;  international students recommended to apply at least one month before deadline

Fordham -  March 1

Yale - December 1

Loyola (Chicago) -
LL.M. in Taxation - July 1
LL.M. in Trial Advocacy, Appellate Advocacy, and Alternative Dispute Resolution  - Rolling
LL.M. in Business and Corporate Governance Law - July 1
LL.M. in Child and Family Law -  Rolling
LL.M. in Health Law -  July 1
LL.M. in Health Law (Online) - August 15
LL.M. in Rule of Law for Development (PROLAW) -  Rolling

Cornell - February 1;

UC Hastings - April 15; March 1 (scholarships and financial aid consideration)

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

Tulane - May 1; March 1 (optimal consideration for scholarships)

Cardozo - June 15 (Fall); Rolling admissions begin September 1

Duke - January 20

NYLS - May 15

Florida Coastal - August 19

WUSTL -
LL.M. in U.S. Law for Foreign Lawyers and LL.M. in Intellectual Property and Tech Law:  May 15
LL.M. in Taxation:  August 1


Chapman – June 30 (final); March 1 (priority); Admissions are rolling

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

John Marshall (Chicago) - August 1

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

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

University of Washington -
LL.M. (General, Asian Law, Global Business and Sustainable International Development) –  February 1 (international); May 1 (domestic)
Health Law LL.M., IP Law LL.M. – February 1 (international); June 1 (domestic).  Rolling admissions.
Taxation LL.M. – February 1 (international); July 1 (domestic)

Pepperdine – Rolling Applications; Deadlines are 4 months before each starting term (mid August, January and late May).

Chicago - December 15; Applications considered in order completed.

Boston College - April 1; Admissions begin in January, so early application is encouraged

Michigan - end of January

Emory -  April 15 (early); May 31 (final)

Vanderbilt - April 30

Penn State - Rolling

Loyola (Los Angeles) - February 1 (international); June 30 (domestic)
 
University of San Diego - June 1 (Fall); November 1 (Spring)

Hawaii - Rolling from October 1 to May 1

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

Southwestern - Rolling

Alabama - May 31

Denver - Rolling

Houston - March 1

Virginia - February 1

Minnesota - April 1; Rolling admissions begin in November

USF - February 14

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

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

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