Application Instructions for Fall 2013
The application for first-year applicants is now available and there is no application fee. Please complete and submit your application using our secure online LSAC Electronic Application.
The application deadline is March 15, 2013 (PST).
The deadline was extended two weeks in response to the LSAC Test Center Closings/Delayed Openings for the February 2013 LSAT, due to storms in the Northeast.
All applicants must submit a completed application form, official transcripts, two (2) letters of recommendation, and a valid LSAT score not more than five (5) years old.
In order to expedite the processing and review of your application, it is your responsibility as the applicant to ensure that:
The application deadline is March 15, 2013. You may submit your application prior to the receipt of your LSAT score, however we will be unable to forward your application to our Admissions Committee until your LSAC CAS Report is received. Please refer to the CAS section of the LSAC web site for additional information: www.lsac.org/jd/apply/cas.asp
In order to be eligible for Fall 2013 admission, the last opportunity for applicants to take the LSAT exam for the first time is February 2013.
Each state has its own character, fitness and other qualification requirements for admission to the bar. Applicants are encouraged, prior to matriculation, to determine the qualifications for admissions to the bar in the state(s) in which they intend to practice.
More information about the California Bar and California Bar Registration is available on our California Bar pages.