To apply to Southwestern, all first-year applicants must:
- Meet the requirements for undergraduate pre-legal education
- Register with the Law School Admissions Council and subscribe to the Credential Assembly Service
- Register for and take the Law School Admissions Test
- Complete a Law School Admissions Test Writing Sample
- Provide a complete application file
- Pay the application fee
- Meet any and all additional requirements related to the applicant’s desired program
- Complete personal interviews as requested by the Admissions Office
Southwestern's J.D. and LL.M. applications for Admission are available in both electronic (preferred) and print versions.
J.D. & Concurrent Degree Programs
To access Southwestern's electronic application, available through the LSAC, click the appropriate link:
Although online applications are preferred, a paper application may be requested by contacting the Admissions Office.
General LL.M. Program (Individualized Studies)
To access Southwestern's electronic application for the General LL.M. (Individualized Studies) through the LSAC, click here.
Although online applications through LSAC are preferred, you can download and print an application here.
LL.M. in Entertainment and Media Law Program
To access Southwestern's electronic application for the LL.M. in Entertainment and Media Law through the LSAC, click here.
Although online applications are preferred, a paper application may be requested by contacting the Entertainment LL.M./Institute Office.