Graduate Pathway in Law (JD)

An INTO SLU Graduate Pathway program in Law (JD) will prepare you to enter your next semester of a master’s degree program at Saint Louis University. Upon successful completion of the Graduate Pathway program and meeting university requirements for graduate admission, you may enter your next semester of graduate study at Saint Louis University. This transition from an INTO program to a university degree program is called progression.

Degree Program Components

2-Semester:

  • 61 credit hour program
  • 0 credit hours apply from Pathway
  • 61 credit hours remaining toward degree

Course features

  • Develop your knowledge and skills through active learning in your chosen subject area.
  • Guaranteed university placement for all successful students.
  • Adapt to studying in the US with a strong focus on study and research skills.
  • Improve your English level and develop the vocabulary for your chosen degree subject.
  • Students have the opportunity to apply their knowledge and skills through internships after completing course work.
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This International Year One 2-Semester Pathway lasts 12 months and is designed for students who have a moderate level of English.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL 90, IELTS 7.0, PTEA 60, Completion of Academic English Level 5.

Age requirements: 16 years and above
Academic requirements:

First degree in law adequate for Bar qualification in home country (LLB or equivalent). 3.0 GPA on 4.0 scale. Current résumé. Statement of purpose. Character and fitness questionnaire. 2 letters of recommendation.

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Scholarships

We are committed to helping talented and ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at a world-class US university. We award scholarships for our Pathway programs in amounts that average $4,000-$10,000 per qualified student.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
11 August 2020 11 May 2021 2 Semesters
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Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 30

Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:

What do I need to progress?

Minimum 3.0 cumulative SLU GPA. Successful Completion of Writing Portfolio. Grade of B or better in Introduction to US Law course. No C-/D/F/W/I/P/NP/S/U grades. LSAT score of 152 or above. Complete LSAC Credential Assembly Service (CAS) file required. SLU Law JD application.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL 90, IELTS 7.0, PTEA 60, Completion of Academic English Level 5.

Age requirements: 16 years and above
Academic requirements:

First degree in law adequate for Bar qualification in home country (LLB or equivalent). 3.0 GPA on 4.0 scale. Current résumé. Statement of purpose. Character and fitness questionnaire. 2 letters of recommendation.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

We are committed to helping talented and ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at a world-class US university. We award scholarships for our Pathway programs in amounts that average $4,000-$10,000 per qualified student.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
11 August 2020 11 May 2021 2 Semesters
View Term dates
*

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 30

Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:

What do I need to progress?

Minimum 3.0 cumulative SLU GPA. Successful Completion of Writing Portfolio. Grade of B or better in Introduction to US Law course. No C-/D/F/W/I/P/NP/S/U grades. LSAT score of 152 or above. Complete LSAC Credential Assembly Service (CAS) file required. SLU Law JD application.

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