Admissions Requirements

Admissions Policy

We use a rolling admission review process.  We review applications from September 15th until July 31st of each year.

Admissions Process

  • Complete a bachelor’s degree prior to the first day of law school, or complete the requirements of Oklahoma City University’s PPE Program or Oklahoma State University’s 3+3 Program.
  • Take the Law School Admission Test (LSAT).
  • Register with the Law School Admission Council Credential Assembly Service (CAS)
  • Submit an application through LSAC’s website.
  • Submit all undergraduate and graduate transcripts directly to LSACPlease have a separate transcript sent to LSAC directly from each institution you attended.

A Complete Application includes:

  • The Application form (available through LSAC’s website)
  • A $50 non-refundable application and processing fee payment.  Fee waiver codes are available by contacting the admissions office at lawadmit@okcu.edu.
  • A Personal statement not to exceed three double-spaced pages.
  • A resume
  • A CAS Report containing
    • Two letters of recommendation, dated and signed, (*Letters from family members will not be accepted).
    • Transcripts
    • LSAT Score

 

Transfer Students

Students may apply for transfer to Oklahoma City University School of Law if they are in good standing at their current ABA accredited law institution.

 

Nondiscrimination Policy

Oklahoma City University School of Law provides equality of opportunity in legal education for all persons, including faculty and employees, with respect to hiring, continuation, promotion, and tenure, applicants for admission, enrolled students, and graduates, without discrimination or segregation on the ground of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, handicap or disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or veteran status.

The School of Law provides its students and graduates with equal opportunity to obtain employment, without discrimination or segregation on the ground of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, handicap or disability, sexual orientation, or veteran status. In furtherance of this policy, the School of Law communicates to each employer to whom it furnishes assistance and facilities for interviewing and other placement functions its firm expectation that the employer will observe the principle of equal opportunity.

The Chief Human Resources Officer, located in Room 105 of the Administration Building, telephone 405.208.5075, coordinates the University’s compliance with Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and the Age of Discrimination in Employment Act.

 

Bar Examination Qualifications

In addition to a bar examination, there are character, fitness, and other qualifications for admission to the bar in every U.S. jurisdiction.  Applicants are encouraged to determine the requirements for any jurisdiction in which they intend to seek admission by contacting the jurisdiction.  Addresses for all relevant agencies are available through the National Conference of Bar Examiners.