Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. Candidates who wish to apply for the M.S.L. Program must have received a Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution by the time they enroll in the M.S.L. Program.
Dates & Deadlines
Deadline to submit the online application form: July 1, 2020
Deadline to submit required documents and records: July 1, 2020
Classes will begin Early August, 2020
As a part of your application you will be required to submit the following documents:
Application Form, Personal Statement, and Resume:
Please complete all required fields and follow the directions carefully. After completing our online application form, you will be prompted to upload your personal statement and a current resume or CV. Your personal statement should be approximately 500 words and indicate why you wish to attend the M.S.L. program at the University of Georgia School of Law. Please submit these documents in either .PDF or .DOC format.
Official transcripts and proof of degree, Letters of Recommendation, and Standardized Test Score
These documents can be sent either via e-mail to MSL@uga.edu or via post to:
The University of Georgia School of Law
ATTN: M.S.L. Admissions
Athens, Georgia 30602
Please submit official transcripts and proof of degree(s) for all colleges and universities that you have attended. Official records do not have to be sent directly from the university or college, but must be authenticated with a signature and/or seal. Two (2) letters of recommendation are required, and we will accept up to three (3) letters of recommendation. Please have your recommendation letters sent directly to the University of Georgia Law M.S.L. program. Acceptable standardized test scores include LSAT, GMAT, MCAT, or GRE*. Applicants may send their score(s), or may direct the testing agency to send the scores directly to the M.S.L. program at the University of Georgia School of Law.
*We will consider waiving the standardized test requirement for applicants that meet specific criteria. For more information about requesting and waiver, contact Graduate Legal Studies directly at MSL@uga.edu.