Application Checklist for Transfer, Visiting and International Students
To make an application complete at the University of Louisville Law School Admissions Office, your transfer or visiting application must include:
- Signed and dated application form. **
Applications must be submitted electronically through the Law School Admission Council Credential Assembly Service. Applications may be signed electronically or a signature submitted with the certification letter via postal mail. (if you have unusual circumstances that prevent you from applying online, you may contact our office at 502-852-6364 to discuss.)
- Non-refundable $50 application fee. **
The application fee may be submitted by credit/debit card with the online application or you may send a check or money order to the University of Louisville. Fee Waivers are automatically granted to applicants that have received a waiver via Law Services for the year the waiver was granted. Applicants must turn in their waiver letter from Law Services to receive a fee waiver at the University of Louisville.
- Personal statement (1-3 pages) **
A personal statement on why you would like to transfer or be a visiting student at the University of Louisville is required and should be submitted electronically with the application for admission. The statement should be two to three pages in length and well written. It is recommended that you have several individuals proofread and edit your statement prior to submission. Ideally, the personal statement will provide insight about the applicant and why they would like to transfer or be a visiting student at the University of Louisville. Must be submitted through LSAC CAS (the Law School Admission Council Credential Assembly Service)
- 2 Letters of Recommendation Required (Maximum of four will be accepted) **
It is recommended that at least one of the applicant's letters of recommendation be from a current faculty member at the Law School the applicant is currently attending. A second letter must be submitted and can be from another Law School faculty member or from individuals who have knowledge of the applicant’s personal qualifications and ability to succeed in a competitive professional program. (i.e. past or current academic advisers and employers, are helpful in evaluating the application.) Letters of recommendation must be sent to the Law School Admission Council Credential Assembly Service. (If there are unusual circumstances that prevent you from sending your LOR's to LSAC, you may contact our office at 502-852-6364 to discuss.) Applications ready for review will be held until at least two letters of recommendation are received. No recommendations will be considered after an admission decision has been made on an application.
- Transcripts from current Law School (sent directly to U of L)
An official transcript must be submitted directly to the University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law from the Registrar’s office of the applicant’s current Law School
- Letter of Good Standing and Class Rank (sent directly to U of L)
Transfer students must provide a Letter of Good Standing and Class Rank (if current Law School uses a ranking system) must be submitted directly to the University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law from the applicant's current Law School.
Visiting Students must have a letter from their home institution indicating that the credits received at UofL Law will transfer back to their home institution.
Our Address for these documents is:
University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law
Attn: Angela Beverly Room 107
2301 S. Third Street
Louisville, KY 40208
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**Applications are not considered complete and ready for review until the law school receives the hard copy of the law school report from the Law School Admission Council Credential Assembly Service. Your report from LSAC CAS will not be sent until all items are received by LSAC.