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Additional Requirements for Transfer Applicants
In addition to the general requirements described above, transfer applicants must comply with the following additional requirements.
Good Standing and Academic Rank
To be eligible for consideration, applicants must be in good standing at their current institution and their academic rank must be in the top third after completion of the required first-year, full-time curriculum.
Applicants who have received law degrees from another institution or bachelor’s degrees in conjunction with a law program are not eligible for transfer. Transfer credit will not be awarded for correspondence courses or for work done in residence at a non-ABA accredited law school. The Levin College of Law will transfer no more than 29 semester hours of credit.
Transfer Certification Form
All transfer applicants must submit a Transfer Certification Form which is available on the LSAC electronic application web site. The form must be completed by the applicant’s law school and sent directly to the Levin College of Law Office of Admissions by the file completion deadline. The form must be accompanied by an official law school transcript.
Upon receipt of a completed application, the Admissions Committee will evaluate transfer requests based on the following:
- Space availability
- Admission standards for transfer candidates
- Applicant’s current law school record
- Applicant’s reasons for requesting a transfer