University of Manitoba Law

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Contacts

Website: http://law.robsonhall.ca/
Phone: (204) 474-6130
Admissions e-mail: lawadmissions@umanitoba.ca

Program Information

  • Juris Doctor - J.D.
  • 3 years in length


Admission statistics

  • Total number of applicants in 2013: 1234
  • Applicants interviewed 2013: NA
  • Class size in 2013: 260
    • Up to five (5) Half Time students may be enrolled each year.

There are three (3) categories of admission to first year: Index score category, individual consideration category and Half Time students. For more information, click here


Admission Requirements

Course and Degree Requirements

  • Degree: Applicant must have completed at least two years of undergraduate study
    • Most students have completed a Bachelor’s degree
  • Required Courses: NA
  • Recommended Courses: NA

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GPA

  • U of Manitoba uses a 4.5 scale

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LSAT

  • LSAT score contributes to 50% of Index Score used to rank applicants
    • No applicants scoring below 150 were admitted in 2012
  • Must have been written within 5 years of admission
    • For the Individual Category: LSAT test date is December 2012
    • For the Index category: December 2012 and February 2013 tests will be accepted
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Supporting Documents

  • Faculty of Law application form
  • Interim transcripts (2 copies)
  • Final transcripts (2 copies)
  • Proof of English proficiency (if needed)
  • For individual consideration category:
    • Personal statement (6 copies)
    • Résumé (6 copies)
    • Half-Time Questionnaire (if applicable)
    • Letters of reference (3)

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For forms, click here

Timeline 2013-2014

  • November 1 Application deadline
  • Mid-December Early Offers in Index Score category
  • Mid-February Individual Consideration applicants notified if selected for an interview
  • March 2 & 3 Individual Consideration interviews
  • Mid-March Offers made to Individual Consideration Category Applicants
  • Mid-April First minimum Index Score cut-off established.
  • Early July Offers made in Index Score Category; Index Score minimum cut-off established, and wait list created
  • July 15 Manitoba students only wait list
  • September 3 First day of classes & Orientation Week

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Interview

  • Interview invitations will be sent out Mid-February for Individual Consideration applicants
  • Interview invitations will be conducted in March 2 & 3 for Individual Consideration applicants

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Tuition 2013-2014

  • In-province/domestic students:
    • First year tuition: $9,092.56
    • Total first year fees: $23,880 - $32,580
  • Out-of-province/non-domestic students:
    • First year tuition: $35,534
    • Total first year fees: $44,234

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