A complete application to LSAC includes:
· No Application Fee Required
· Windsor Personal Profile
· Personal Statement
· Two Letters of Recommendation:
At least one must come from a college instructor, unless the applicant has been out of college for a number of years.
· Law School Credential Assembly Service and Fee
Report submitted by the School of Law by LSAC, which included LSAT scores(s), transcripts, and TOEFL scores (if applicable).
· E-signed and Dated Application
A complete application to OLSAS includes:
· Non-Refundable Application Fee
· Windsor Personal Profile
· Detroit Mercy Law Supplemental Form
· Two Letters of Recommendation
One academic and one non-academic
· All Official Transcripts
All post-secondary institutions that you have attended
· Current LSAT Score Report
· OLSAS Application
The Admissions Committee uses the following criteria to assess applicants:
· University Program
This catagory comprises undergrauate average and academic performance in light of relevant considerations, awards and prizes, the nature and content f the program takesn; the level of any degree (s) or diplomas obtained.
· Work Experience
Part-time, summer and full-time work experience is analyzed for signs of organizational and administrative skills as well as initiative. Vocational, professional or other special qualifications will be considered.
· Community Involvement
Contribution to the community (city/town; university; religious; etc.) will be assessed for indications of commitment to the community. Factors examined include the nature of the applicant's participation in service clubs, community service organizations, religious, athletic, and social organizations.
· Personal Accomplishments
Factors can include extracurricular activites, hobbies and special accomplishments; artistic and athletic accomplishments; communication skills and languages spoken.
· Career Objectives
The applicant's career objectives, including how and where the legal education will be employed, are considered.
· Personal Consideration
Personal factors affecting the applicant are recognized in this section. Any personal factors such as illness, bereavement, unusual family responsibilities or such circumstances that may have some bearing on the applicant's qualificiations will be noted.
· Law School Admissions Test (LSAT) Score
All applicants must write the LSAT.
We encourage candidates to maintain a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better and to perform at the 50th percentile or better on the LSAT for admission to the program.
The American Bar Association (ABA) requires that an applicant must successfully complete his/her four-year undergraduate degree no later than the beginning of August in the year of entry into the Dual JD program.
Students cannot transfer into the Dual JD Program due to the program’s unique structure and specific scheduling of courses.