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Application Checklist

The Office of Law Admissions and the admissions committee review applications as they become complete. It is the applicant's responsibility to ensure all materials are received by the Office of Law Admissions.

Check your application status online on the LSAC website.

Checklist for Visiting Students  |  Checklist for International Students
Checklist for Transfer Students

Checklist for First Year Applicants

Checklist for First Year Applicants
Item Task Requirement
All Undergraduate & Graduate Transcripts Send to CAS Required for Decision
LSAT Score Send to CAS Required for Decision
Two Recommendation Letters Send to CAS Not required for decision but recommended
Personal Statement Send with Application Not required for decision but recommended
Resume Send with Application Not required for decision but recommended
Maryland Residency Form Send with Application Not required for decision but neccessary to determine Maryland state residency status

Checklist for Transfer Students

 Students in good standing at other ABA-approved law schools may transfer after one full year of coursework. Students who have completed two years of law school should consider applying as a visiting student. Coursework completed with a grade of C (2.0) qualifies for transfer. To transfer either half of a two semester course, both semesters must be completed with a grade of at least a C (2.0).  Students may transfer up to 29 credits. Under certain circumstances, the admissions committee may permit a student to transfer up to 45 credits. 

Checklist for Transfer Students
Item Task Requirement
Current LSDAS Report Request
from CAS
Required for Decision
Official Law School Transcript
showing 18 or more credits
From current
Law School
Required for Decision
Letter of Good Standing
from current Law School
Send with Application Required for Decision
Personal Statement Send with Application Not required for decision but recommended
One Letter of Recommendation Send to CAS Not required for decision but recommended
Maryland Residency Form Send with Application Not required for decision but neccessary to determine Maryland state residency status

Checklist for Visiting Students

Students with One Year of Law School

If you have completed one year of study at an ABA-approved law school you may visit for the summer session.  You must supply a letter from the dean of your home institution stating that:

  • you are a student in good standing
  • you may visit for the term
  • you may transfer all credits successfully completed at UB School of Law

Submit the Maryland Residency Form to be considered for in-state tuition.

Students with Two Years of Law School

If you have completed two years of study at an ABA-approved law school you may apply to visit for the final year of law study. You must supply a letter from the dean of your home institution. The letter must state that you:

  • are a student in good standing
  • you may visit for the term
  • you may transfer all credits successfully completed at UB School of Law back to your home institution

You must also submit a personal letter stating the basis for your request including the hardship or compelling circumstances. Submit the Maryland Residency Form to be considered for in-state tuition. You may not earn more than 30 credits at the University of Baltimore School of Law.

 

Checklist for International Students

Additional requirements for international students.

If you have attended a university or college outside of the United States or Canada you should follow the process for a first year applicant. Foreign credentials (transcripts) will be evaluated as part of your CAS report

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