Earn your LL.M. in the Law of the United States at UB
The University of Baltimore School of Law admits students to the LL.M. LOTUS program on a rolling basis, but new students begin in the fall semester. Applications are accepted year-round for a mid-August matriculation, but applicants are advised to apply early enough to complete any visa and language-testing requirements. Applications may be submitted online or via mail.Only complete applications can be considered.
Orientation for enrolled students typically begins in mid- August; classes start at the end of August.
- Please follow all instructions carefully.
- All materials must be submitted in English.
There are TWO WAYS to apply.
1. Visit the Law School Admission Council (LSAC) -- a clearing house for law admissions -- and take the following actions:
- Create an account so that you can access the application for the LL.M. LOTUS program.
- Pay the Credential Assembly Service fee through LSAC. Send all your transcripts to LSAC.If applicable, send an English translation of an official transcript for each college or university you attended. Letters of recommendation can be sent to LSAC or directly to UB.
- Complete the online application.
- Upload your Statement of Purpose (500-word maximum) and your resume.
- Arrange for an official English-language test (TOEFL or IELTS) score report to be sent by the testing company directly to LSAC -- not to the School of Law.
Pay the application fee of $65 (sixty-five U.S. dollars) online through LSAC.
2. Send the following to the School of Law (UB School of Law Office of LL.M. LOTUS Admissions, 1420 N. Charles St., Baltimore, MD 21201-5779 OR via email to LLMAdmissions@ubalt.edu)
- Completed application, including LSAC account number, resume, and personal statement.
- Application fee of $65 via check or money order.
- An official transcript for each college or university you attended, including an English-language translation.
- Proof of English proficiency (i.e. TOEFL/IELTS scores, TOEFL waiver request, etc.)
- Letters of recommendation in sealed envelopes.
Admitted students who require a student visa to participate in the program must contact the International Services Office of the University of Baltimore to seek necessary documentation so that they can enter the United States on the proper visa before the mandatory LL.M. LOTUS orientation in August.
Please see our Frequently Asked Questions page for questions about tuition, program plan, English proficiency and common application questions.