All applications must be completed online through the Law School Admissions Council (LSAC) website. Applications open October 1 and our priority deadline is April 15. Applications after April 15 will be accepted on a case-by-case basis. Please contact the Admissions Office for consideration after April 15.
Note to applicants: We are accepting the March LSAT test results. Please make sure you submit your application by April 15, and we will render a final decision after we receive your score.
- Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university
To be considered for admission, you must have earned, or be a candidate for, a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university. Your baccalaureate degree must be completed by the first day of class at Gonzaga Law.
- Law School Admission Test (LSAT) score
- Credential Assembly Service (CAS) report through LSAC.
Include transcripts from all institutions attended. The CAS report will not be released to Gonzaga until at least two letters of recommendation and official transcripts have been sent to LSAC.
- Personal statement
A two-page, double-spaced personal statement may include your motivations for pursuing a legal education.
- Letters of recommendation
Two letters of recommendation are required and must be submitted to the Credential Assembly Service (CAS). We strongly advise that at least one recommendation be written by a college professor or instructor. If you have been out of school for an extended period of time, letters from employers are accepted.
Information relating to cultural and ethnic diversity, public service, or other relevant information for your application may be included in a separate addendum.
Important: We require full disclosure on the application. Failure to comply could result in the denial of your application, and may be cause for dismissal after admission or registration.