Requirements and Deadlines

Please note that application instructions for the Energy & Natural Resources Law LLM may vary.  See that program's website for more detailed information.

Applications received after April 1 will be reviewed on a space-available basis only.

All applicants are required to submit their application online via

To be eligible to apply to the Masters Program for Foreign Graduates at The University of Tulsa College of Law, you must submit:

  • Evidence that you 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. Complete official transcripts of all previous college, university, and graduate school's must be submitted.
  • 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 specific 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 (6.5 or higher)
    • 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.


    Tuition is a flat rate of $28,840 for the one year program or $1,167 per credit hour for an eligible students attending part-time.


    For further information, please contact:

    Director of LLM Programs and Global Education
    The University of Tulsa College of Law
    3120 E. 4th Place
    Tulsa, Oklahoma 74104