University of Alberta Law

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Contacts

Website: http://www.law.ualberta.ca/
Phone: (780) 492-3067
Admissions e-mail: admissions@law.ualberta.ca


Program Information

JD Program

  • three years
  • accepts approximately 175 students from 1200 applicants
  • Joint programs are available. Descriptions can be found here

Admission statistics

  • Total number of applicants in 2013: 1200
  • Class size in 2013: 175 (10% out-of-province)

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Admission Requirements

Course and Degree Requirements

  • Degree: Minimum 3 years of undergraduate study in Canada (any discipline)
  • Required Courses
    • None
    • Minimum 60 credits of a full time degree.

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GPA

  • Minimum: None
    • 3.6 (4.0 scale) to be competitive
    • A minimum GPA of 3.7 is required for consideration if applying after 60 credits of study
  • 2013-14 GPA average: 3.8
  • Calculation method:
    • GPA will be calculated by using the most recent minimum 60 credits completed by the student. The calculation does not go part way into an academic session, i.e. if the 60th credit is in the winter of the 2nd year, then the entire credits of year 2 are included in the GPA calculation.

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LSAT

  • Minimum score: None
  • 2013-14 LSAT average: 161
    • A minimum score of 90th percentile if applying after only 60 credits of study
  • LSAT must have been written within 5 years of application deadline
  • The LSAT scores from all exams taken are averaged

Supporting Documents

  • Supplemental Form here
  • Two copies of official transcripts from universities attended
  • LSAT Score

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Timeline

  • November 1st - Admission Application Deadline
  • December - Last Acceptable LSAT Writing
  • February 1st - Supplemental Form: Documentation Deadline
  • April 15th - Deadline for Transfer or Visiting Students here
  • July 1st - Deadline for Part-Time Study Requests here

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Tuition 2013-14

  • First year tuition (Canadian student) - $5,194.80
  • Total first year fees (Canadian student) - $7,805.27
  • First year tuition (International student) - $18,057.60
  • Total first year fees (International student) - $20,439.28

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For information on admission scholarships, click here