University of Toronto Law

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Contacts

Website: http://www.law.utoronto.ca/
Phone: (416) 978-3716
Admissions e-mail: law.admissions@utoronto.ca

Program Information

  • Juris Doctor (JD)
  • 3 years in length
  • Number of applications: 2000
  • Expected 2013-2014 Enrolment: 205

Admission Requirements

Course and Degree Requirements

  • Regular Applicants: completed at least three years of undergraduate studies by the end of May of the year of entry (any discipline)
    • Majority of students have completed four years of studies.
  • Two other admission categories:
    • Mature Applicants - at least five years without any academic experience by September of the year of entry
    • Aboriginal Applicants – aprox. 25-30 Aboriginals enrolled in the JD program

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GPA

  • Minimum: none
  • Average: 3.85 (86%)
    • Very few applicants are below 80%
  • Based on best 3 of 4 years

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LSAT

  • Minimum LSAT score: none
  • Average: 167 (96th percentile)
    • Very few applicants are below the 88th percentile
  • If taken more than once, the highest score is taken in consideration
  • The test must be taken within four years prior to application

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Supporting Documents

  • Ontario Law School Application Form (OLSAS) – a hard-copy application may be requested for $20
  • Academic transcripts – sent to Ontario Universities’ Application Centre (OUAC)
  • LSAT score(s)
  • Personal statement – part of OLSAS
  • Letter of Recommendation(s) – not required, but may be submitted

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Timeline for Fall 2013 Entry

  • Oct 6, 2012: LSAT
  • Nov 1, 2012: Deadline for Application
  • Dec 1, 2012: LSAT
  • Dec 2012 – June 2013: Offers made
  • Feb 9, 2013: LSAT (last acceptable test dates for September 2013 admission)
  • Feb 2013: Welcome Day for admitted students
  • April 1, 2013: First deadline to accept offers (through OUAC)

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Interview

  • There are no interviews conducted due to the large number of applicants
  • If any inquiries, contact the University Admissions Office

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Tuition 2013-2014

  • OLSAS Processing fee - $195.00 (non-refundable)
  • Application fee - $ 90 (non-refundable)
  • First year tuition - $28,791 + incidental/ancillary fees
  • International first year tuition - $38,604 + incidental/ancillary fees
  • Int’l Students Health fee - $756 (mandatory)
  • All admitted students are automatically considered for the merit-based scholarships
  • For a list of entrance bursaries and scholarships, click here

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