Admissions

Find your place at OCU Law.

OCU Law is a vibrant community for students from a variety of cultural and academic backgrounds. We believe that a diverse and inclusive learning environment brings important perspectives to the classroom, fostering empathy and understanding to better prepare students to practice law.

Admissions Basics

Our holistic approach to admissions considers each student’s achievements and personal qualities, as well as your potential for success in OCU Law’s rigorous and collaborative environment.

Wondering where to begin? We’ll guide you each step of the way.

Step 1: Take the LSAT

Applicants must take the Law School Admission Test (LSAT) and register with the Law School Admissions Council (LSAC) Credential Assembly Service (CAS) no later than June of the year you are seeking admission.

Step 2: Request official transcripts

Applicants must request an official transcript from each undergraduate, graduate and professional school attended be sent directly to LSAC.

Step 3: Prepare your personal statement, letters of recommendation and resume

While waiting on your LSAT scores, begin writing your personal statement, request two letters of recommendation and prepare a professional resume.

Step 4: Apply to OCU Law by July 15

Applicants must complete an application for admission through the LSAC by July 15. Contact our admissions department to request an application fee waiver.

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Explore OCU Law

Nestled in the bustling heart of downtown, OCU Law is surrounded by courthouses, law firms, government agencies, businesses, nonprofits and all the amenities Oklahoma City has to offer. Our Admissions team is ready to welcome you to OCU Law!

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Meet Our Admissions Ambassadors

We know you have questions and we’re here to help! Meet our student ambassadors for the ultimate campus tour and explore OCU Law from a student’s point of view.

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Funding Your Legal Education

The value of an OCU Law degree is life-changing. OCU Law provides ambitious students with unmatched opportunities, preparing you for success throughout your legal career.

  • Collaborative and supportive learning environment
  • Renowned faculty
  • Real-world lawyering experience
  • Global network of prestigious alumni
  • Opportunity to live, study and work in the heart of OKC’s downtown legal community

Your legal education is a significant investment in your future and we’re here to help.

OCU Law has impacted my professional and academic career in such a positive way through the countless opportunities for growth. With such a rigorous and rewarding program, OCU Law shapes the future of up-and-coming attorneys, springboarding each student into the practice with the knowledge, skills and experience necessary to be successful.

– Blake Bush

Class of 2024 | Commercial Law/Transactional Law | Allen, Texas

Attending Oklahoma City University School of Law has significantly enriched my life, providing immense value. I am grateful for the dedication and commitment demonstrated by the faculty and staff, who have guided students like myself, expanded my knowledge and fostered my personal growth.

– Priscilla Villanueva

Class of 2024 | Appellate Law or Civil Law | Dallas, Texas

This journey is one that you’ll remember for a lifetime—the memories, friends, experiences. It’s a journey that allows you to watch yourself change and grow for three years.

– Andrew Woods

Class of 2024 | IP Copyright/Trademark Law | Houston, Texas

OCU Law provides so many different opportunities for its students. Whether it’s taking a class from an adjunct professor who is a judge, hosting alumni social events or completing an externship, OCU focuses on helping us create connections within the legal community.

– Nikki Erece

Class of 2024 | Military Law | Hilo, Hawaii

Get a Head Start

Fast track your legal education with our accelerated entry programs.