Requirements and Deadlines
LL.M. applications, including all supporting materials, must be received by May 1st.
Please note that applications for the Energy Law concentration may vary. See that program's website for more detailed information.
Applications received after this date will be reviewed on a space-available basis only.
All applicants are required to submit their application on line via www.LSAC.org.
For information, please contact:
The University of Tulsa College of Law
3120 E. 4th Place
Tulsa, Oklahoma 74104
In addition to the application, you must also send:
- To be eligible to apply to the Masters Program for Foreign Graduates at The University of Tulsa College of Law, you must have completed, or be in the process of completing, a degree that permits you to practice law in a country outside of the U.S., such as a J.D., LL.B., or an equivalent degree. In order to establish if you are eligible to apply for an LL.M. 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.
- A detailed (800 words in English) personal statement of interest is an essential part of the application. The statement should include a discussion of your purpose in obtaining the degree, and an explanation your research and study interests and their relation to your previous education and goals.
- Evidence of English proficiency: a thorough knowledge of written and spoken English is essential for successful study at The University of Tulsa College of Law. All international students whose first language is not English are required to provide proof of English proficiency by submitting one of the following to be granted full admission to TU College of Law:
- an official TOEFL score report (paper-based 570 or above, or internet-based 90 or above)
- IELTS report (7.0 or higher on all sub-scores as well as cumulative score)
- Complete official transcripts of all previous college, university, and graduate school's must be submitted.
- A writing sample (brief, law review article, memorandum, or other persuasive or scholarly work in English).
- 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.
- Financial responsibility must be attested to in accordance with current cost estimates available here (pdf). Please fill out Confirmation of Financial Resources form here (pdf). Alternatively, if an applicant wishes, they may provide a bank statement instead of the official CFR form as long as the bank statement is in English and the name of the person who has the account is listed on the form and it shows the banks name. If they choose this method and the account is not their own, they need to put in writing how this person is related to them. The applicant also has the option of obtaining a letter from their bank that states that they have at least the needed amount (They do not need to tell us how much they have, but they do need to prove the set amount), and the letter must be signed by a bank official and be on bank letterhead. If they are to be funded through an outside scholarship or corporate sponsor, they need to provide an official letter stating exactly what is to be covered and how much.
Tuition is a flat rate of $20,000 for the one year program or $835.00 per credit hour for a student attending part-time. Scholarships are available for qualified applicants.