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Admission to first year

Admissions to first year

Admissions at a glance

Programs JD (3 years) and MBA/JD (4 years)
Students admitted 92
Average LSAT 158*
Average GPA 3.8* (on a 4.3 scale)
Admissions index GPA 60% / LSAT 40%
Application deadline March 1 
Application deadline for major scholarships January 31 & March 1
Last LSAT admissions February 2022
LSAT score used Highest score
Offers of admission Applications considered when complete
Waitlist Mid-July
Tuition (2020-21) $13,522
Compulsory student fees $948.50

*Based on regular category

Admissions overview

  • Application deadline is March 1. Applications will not be accepted after this date.
  • We recommend you apply early. Early applications are considered for first offers of admission and scholarships.
  • Applicants are only considered once their file is complete.
  • A number of places in the first-year class are kept open until all applications received by the final deadline have been processed.
  • Enrolment in first year is limited to 92 students.
  • Each year, the number of applications greatly exceed the 92 seats. The selection process is highly competitive in all admission categories and many qualified applicants are not selected for admission.
  • Admissions policies assist in ensuring consistency and fairness, but admission decisions are wholly within the discretion of the  faculty through the Admissions Committee.