Requirements and Deadlines
LL.M. applications, including all supporting materials, must be received by May 1st. Applications received after this date will be reviewed on a space-available basis only.
You may obtain the admissions materials in one of two ways.
For a complete application packet, please contact:
The University of Tulsa College of Law
3120 E. 4th Place
Tulsa, Oklahoma 74104
or, you may click here for a PDF version of the application. Please return the completed application to the Assistant Dean of Admissions at the above address. All required application materials must be received before your application can be processed.
In addition to the application, you must also send:
- All applications for admission to the College of Law must be accompanied by a nonrefundable application fee of $30 USD.
- To be eligible to apply to the LL.M. in American Indian and Indigenous Law at The University of Tulsa College of Law, you must have completed, or be in the process of completing, a J.D. from an ABA accredited law school or a degree from an institution outside the United States that permits you to practice law in that country, such as a J.D., LL.B., or an equivalent degree. In order to establish if you are eligible to apply for an LLM program, click here to locate the country in which you received (or are in the process of receiving) your law degree. Next to the country name, the minimum degree required is specified.
- Complete official transcripts of all previous college, university, and graduate schools must be submitted. Records not in English must be accompanied by a literal English translation. We highly recommend World Education Services for translation services. You can find more information about them at the following: http://www.wes.org/students/.
- A detailed (800 words) personal statement of interest is an essential part of the application. The statement should include a discussion of your purpose in obtaining the degree, show an interest in the study of the laws applicable to American Indian or other Indigenous peoples, and show potential to engage in scholarly work.
- A writing sample (brief, law review article, memorandum, or other persuasive or scholarly work).
- A complete resume.
- Two letters of recommendation must be submitted from faculty members acquainted with your work in the major area of study. If that work occurred more than three years ago, or if such letters are not obtainable because of circumstances beyond your control, recommendations from those familiar with your professional performance are acceptable.
- Foreign Degree Application, please read for the “Foreign Applications” section of our website.