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Admission to St. Mary's School of Law

Applying to St. Mary's School of Law

All applicants for admission to St. Mary’s University School of Law must possess a bachelor’s or higher degree from an accredited college or university, or its equivalent, prior to beginning their legal education. All applicants must complete and submit a St. Mary’s University School of Law application for admission. All applicants must also subscribe to the Credential Assembly Service (CAS) and register for, and take, the Law School Admission Test (LSAT).

Applicants should contact Law Services online or call or at 215-968-1001 to register for the LSAT and subscribe to the CAS. February is normally the last month when the LSAT can be taken for applicants to be considered for the upcoming fall admission. Only LSAT scores received within the last five years are considered current. You may submit the School of Law application before or after taking the LSAT and before subscribing to the CAS, but early application is encouraged. First-year admission occurs only in the fall of each year.

Apply to the J.D. Program
Apply to an LL.M. Program
Apply to the M.Jur Program

Graduates from the School of Law are qualified for a variety of exciting career opportunities. Visit the Employment Statistics page for more detailed information.

To view our ABA Standard 509 Information Report, Scholarship Retention Data Worksheet and other required disclosures, please visit our Consumer Information page.

Recruiting Events

St. Mary’s University School of Law has representatives at numerous recruiting events throughout the year. These are opportunities to meet with Admissions professionals who can help advise you about general applicant information and about St. Mary’s in particular. You are invited to take advantage of a reception or open house in an area convenient to you.

Law Admission Recruiting Calendar 2017

Feb. 22, 2017: UT Austin Phi Alpha Delta Panel, Austin, Texas
March 6, 2017: University of North Texas Criminal Justice Career Day, Denton, Texas
March 7, 2017: Texas A&M University Pre-law Meeting, College Station, Texas
March 31, 2017: Admitted Students Reception, St. Mary’s Law, San Antonio, Texas (by invitation only)
April 5, 2017: University of Houston Phi Alpha Delta Pre-law Event, Houston, Texas
April 25, 2017: North East Independent School District Career Expo, Blossom Athletic Center, San Antonio, Texas

Visit Campus

Students walk near the Barrett Memorial Bell Tower.We encourage prospective students to contact our office to schedule a visit to St. Mary’s that can be tailored to meet your needs. We think that you will benefit from the personal attention, as well as specific direction geared to your level of interest, that this type of a visit provides.

Through a special campus visit, we are better able to assist you by providing individualized information and guidance, rather than simply general information.

The best way to learn about St. Mary’s is to visit. You will:

  • Tour campus, sit in on a first-year class and learn to study in an environment of ethical leadership and social justice.
  • Discover academic support resources that help students succeed and career services staff who assist with finding employment before and after graduation.
  • Learn the admissions process and how you can join the School of Law community through student organizations, campus ministry and top-notch clinical programs.
  • Take time to experience San Antonio’s culture and entertainment offerings.

Want to learn more about the School of Law?

Contact Law School Admissions

We invite you to take a look at our road piece or watch a video to learn more about the St. Mary’s Law difference.

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