JD Admission Requirements
- Earned or will earn a bachelor’s degree from accredited college or university prior to your enrollment
- Taken one of the following tests:
- Law School Admission Test (LSAT) or
- Graduate Record Examinations Test (GRE)
To decide who to accept into Seattle U Law, the Admissions Committee considers three primary factors:
- Performance on LSAT or GRE
- Undergraduate academic record
- Personal and professional accomplishments
- At least two evaluators review each application
- Candidates’ statistical profile weighs heavily
- However, we weigh all factors, including:
- exceptional professional achievements
- outstanding community service, and/or
- particular talents that will contribute to the law school community
- To become a practicing attorney, you must graduate from law school and be admitted to a bar in a particular jurisdiction.
- In addition to an examination, each bar has character and fitness reviews for candidates.
- We encourage you to determine the requirements for any bar jurisdiction for which you intend to seek admission.
- Seattle University School of Law embraces a wholly nondiscriminatory admission policy and philosophy.
- We welcome applications from all persons without regard to age, gender, race, religion, national origin, marital status, sexual or political orientation, or disability.
- Read our complete Nondiscrimination policy
Seattle University School of Law
901 12th Avenue, Sullivan Hall
Seattle, WA 98122-1090