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Website: http://www.law.duke.edu/
Phone: 919-613-7020
Admissions e-mail: admissions@law.duke.edu

Admission Requirements

Program Information

  • Juris Doctor (JD)
  • 3 years in length
  • For dual degrees, click here

Admission statistics

  • Total number of applicants in 2013: 5014
  • Class size in 2013: 210

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Admission Requirements

Course and Degree Requirements

  • Bachelors degree in any field in a regionally accredited university.

GPA

  • Minimum grade/GPA: no cut off
  • Average grade/GPA of admitted applicants in 2013: 3.77

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Law School Admission Test (LSAT)

  • All applicants must take the Law School Admission Test (LSAT).
  • All applicants must take the LSAT no later than December 2013
  • LSAT score must have be taken within the past five years
  • Submit all LSAT scores, and will tend to look at the average score unless you can provide a reason why your more recent score is higher, only then will greater weight be put on higher scores.
  • If a score does not reflect your true ability, you may provide in an explanation in a separate attachment.
  • Class of 2016 median LSAT score: 169

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Supporting Documents

  • Application Form completed and signed electronically through LSAC
  • $70 non-refundable application fee
  • Resume (Electronic attachment)
  • Personal statement and optional essay
  • Statement of purpose
  • Two academic recommendation letters submitted through LSAC
  • Transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate work submitted to CAS
  • TOEFL (For International Students)

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Timeline 2013-2014

  • September 1 2013: Applications for next year's entering class can be submitted through LSAC
  • November 11, 2013 (Round I), January 10, 2014 (Round II): Early Decision application deadlines
  • February 15, 2014: Regular Decision application deadline
  • March 15: All required items should be submitted
  • April 2014: All decisions made by the end of April, although most decisions made before March 1

Note: Students are encouraged to apply as early as possible.

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Tuition 2013-2014

    • Academic Year Tuition $52,620
    • Total $75,103

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