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.


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