LLM Application

Application and Process

Applicants to the LLM degree program can use the online or PDF applications. Candidates can submit applications as early as September; decisions are made on a rolling basis.

Deadlines

Admission is available for both fall and spring semesters. The deadline for fall semester is April 1; the deadline for spring semester is November 1. Sometimes students can apply after the deadline; email Ms. Liz Woyczynski, Administrative Director of Admissions and Student Services to inquire, at exh@case.edu.

Required Documents

  • Completed application form and personal statement.
  • Official copy of transcripts from all post-secondary educational institutions attended with notarized translation into English where applicable.
  • An official TOEFL score or an IELTs record report is required for all students whose native language is not English—except those with a degree from an institution where English is the language of instruction. Our TOEFL institutional code is 1105.
  • Two letters of recommendation.

LSAC Online Application

Complete the online application through the Law School Admission Council (LSAC) and register for the LSAC Document Assembly Service ($85), and law school report ($30/school). Mail to LSAC: Official transcripts, official TOEFL or IELTS score reports, and two letters of recommendation.

PDF Application

Email the PDF application and the required documents to llm-sjd@case.edu. There is no application fee.

Application Review

Applications are reviewed in order of their receipt and completion. Therefore, applicants are encouraged to apply early.

Mailing Address

Office of Foreign Graduate Legal Studies
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
11075 East Boulevard
Cleveland, Ohio 44106-7148 USA

Admission Inquiries and Applications

Ms. Elizabeth H. Woyczynski
Administrative Director of Admissions and Student Services
Office of Foreign Graduate Legal Studies
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
216-368- 2083 | exh@case.edu
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