LL.M. Application Deadlines for Fall 2015 - 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 2015. The law schools listed below were chosen based on the most-viewed US profiles on LLM GUIDE.

NYU -


Foreign Credential Applicants: December 15
Domestic Credential Applicants: April 1 (except for following programs)

LL.M. in Legal Theory: February 2
LL.M. in Taxation: February 2 (priority scholarship deadline); April 1 (final)

Part-time programs: June 1

UC Berkeley - January 10



USC - March 1



Georgetown -


Foreign-Trained Attorneys: November 14 (early action); February 10 (regular action)

US-Trained Attorneys: January 5 (early action); February 27 (regular action)

Scholarship consideration: February 10



Columbia – January 5

Harvard - December 1; November 15 strongly encouraged



UCLA – March 1

Stanford - December 5

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


Executive LL.M. in International Business Law: June 30

UPenn - November 15 (early notification) or December 15



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

Northwestern - January 15

Miami -

LL.M in Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law; LL.M. in Estate Planning: Rolling
LL.M. in International Law: Rolling (priority deadline of May 1)

Cornell - February 1

Fordham - March 1



Duke - January 20



Chicago - December 15; Applications considered in order completed.



American - WCL -


International Students - May 1; or March 1 for funding consideration

Domestic Students - July 1; or March 1 for funding consideration


University of Washington -


LL.M. (General, Asian Law, Global Business and Sustainable International Development): February 1 (international); May 1 (domestic)

Health Law LL.M.: February 1 (international); July 1 (domestic). Rolling admissions.

IP Law & Policy: February 1 (international); June 1 (domestic). Rolling admissions.
Taxation LL.M. – February 1 (international); July 1 (domestic)

 (Priority scholarship deadline: March 15)

Hawaii - Rolling from October 1 to May 1



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



Yale - December 1

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



Virginia - February 1

Vanderbilt - April 30



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



Oklahoma – Rolling until June 15 (international); Rolling (domestic)

Michigan – January 31

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



Penn State – Rolling

Loyola (Chicago) -


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


LL.M. for International Lawyers – Rolling

LL.M. in Taxation - July 1

Tulane – May 1

Houston - March 1



Loyola (Los Angeles) -
LL.M. for Foreign Trained Attorneys: February 1
LL.M. in Tax Law: June 30

University of San Diego - June 1; Rolling admissions

NYLS -
LL.M. in Taxation: May 15


LL.M. in American Business Law: June 1

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

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



USF -
LL.M. in Tax: July 5
LL.M. in IP and Technology Law / LL.M. in International Transactions and Comparative Law: February 14

John Marshall (Chicago) - August 1

Minnesota - April 1

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



Emory - April 15

Florida (UF) -

LL.M. in Tax Law: June 1;
LL.M. in Comparative Law: April 30;
LL.M. in Environmental & Land Use Law: June 15.


WUSTL -
 May 1

Florida Coastal - Rolling



Pace University – Rolling, December 22 (for scholarship consideration)

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



Golden Gate – July 1

Boston College - April 1

IMPORTANT: 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.


Image: Dafne Cholet / Flickr (cropped) - Creative Commons

Comments


Related Law Schools

Norman, Oklahoma 8 Followers 3 Discussions
Austin, Texas 121 Followers 107 Discussions
Nashville, Tennessee 143 Followers 139 Discussions
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 800 Followers 476 Discussions
University Park, Pennsylvania 44 Followers 32 Discussions
Durham, North Carolina 372 Followers 294 Discussions
New York City, New York 51 Followers 17 Discussions
White Plains, New York 23 Followers 29 Discussions
New York City, New York 125 Followers 121 Discussions
New York City, New York 1988 Followers 1560 Discussions
New York City, New York 305 Followers 234 Discussions
St. Louis, Missouri 36 Followers 84 Discussions
Houston, Texas 65 Followers 62 Discussions
Charlottesville, Virginia 213 Followers 200 Discussions
Full Profile
Brooklyn, New York 66 Followers 7 Discussions
Jacksonville, Florida 23 Followers 8 Discussions
Los Angeles, California 36 Followers 10 Discussions
Medford, Massachusetts 58 Followers 47 Discussions
Newton, Massachusetts 65 Followers 34 Discussions
Los Angeles, California 60 Followers 51 Discussions
New York City, New York 1354 Followers 1002 Discussions
Ithaca, New York 494 Followers 311 Discussions
Orange, California 45 Followers 22 Discussions
Los Angeles, California 316 Followers 224 Discussions
Seattle, Washington 89 Followers 78 Discussions
Minneapolis, Minnesota 42 Followers 44 Discussions
Ann Arbor, Michigan 271 Followers 196 Discussions
Cambridge, Massachusetts 1116 Followers 871 Discussions
New Haven, Connecticut 322 Followers 368 Discussions
Denver, Colorado 18 Followers 28 Discussions
Stanford, California 752 Followers 386 Discussions
San Francisco, California 54 Followers 32 Discussions
San Francisco, California 59 Followers 51 Discussions
San Francisco, California 44 Followers 29 Discussions
San Diego, California 87 Followers 76 Discussions
Malibu, California 42 Followers 30 Discussions
Los Angeles, California 669 Followers 333 Discussions
Davis, California 81 Followers 54 Discussions
Berkeley, California 1177 Followers 564 Discussions
Washington, District of Columbia 180 Followers 179 Discussions
Washington, District of Columbia 348 Followers 318 Discussions
Boston, Massachusetts 329 Followers 338 Discussions
New Orleans, Louisiana 71 Followers 80 Discussions
Chicago, Illinois 482 Followers 493 Discussions
Chicago, Illinois 47 Followers 20 Discussions
Chicago, Illinois 28 Followers 29 Discussions
Chicago, Illinois 560 Followers 318 Discussions
Honolulu, Hawaii 34 Followers 32 Discussions
Atlanta, Georgia 67 Followers 40 Discussions
Gainesville, Florida 104 Followers 212 Discussions
Miami, Florida 137 Followers 97 Discussions
Washington, District of Columbia 1024 Followers 912 Discussions
Tuscaloosa, Alabama 19 Followers 26 Discussions

More LLM News

A Consortium of US Law Schools to Host a Series of Virtual LL.M. Fairs

Sep 07, 2020

More LLM News

LLM Articles

Technology Law LL.M.s: Shaping the Future of Tech

Sep 18, 2020

In a dynamic and rapidly evolving field, demand for trained talent remains robust during the coronavirus crisis

Online LL.M.s Grow in Appeal During Coronavirus Pandemic

Sep 10, 2020

For many students, the next academic term at law school will be a mix of ‘bricks and clicks’

LL.M. Students Face an Uncertain Legal Job Market

Sep 02, 2020

With US states postponing bar exams and internships being shortened, the jobs outlook for fresh graduates and current students looks bleak

More Articles

Related Top 10 Lists

More Top 10 Lists