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Visiting Students

Applications for Visiting Student status may be submitted December 15, 2012 for the spring term and from March 16, 2013 - June 30, 2013 for the fall term.

Applicants applying as visiting students must submit:

  1. A completed Fordham Law School application, together with the $70 application fee.
  2. A complete transcript of all law school work.
  3. A letter from the Dean of the home law school stating that the applicant is in good academic standing and eligible to continue his or her law studies. The letter of good standing should also include a statement setting forth the conditions under which the credits completed at Fordham Law School will be accepted for transfer.
  4. An official LSDAS report (a copy of the report on file with the student's law school is also acceptable).
  5. A statement detailing why the applicant wishes to be a visiting student at Fordham Law School.

Applying online via LSAC.org is strongly preferred. If you wish to apply with a paper application please download it here or make the request through email (lawadmissions@law.fordham.edu) or by calling the Office of Admissions at 212.636.6810. 

Transfer Students

Applicants must have successfully completed at least one year of law study at an ABA approved law school, and be in good academic standing. Transfer candidates will be accepted for matriculation only at the beginning of an academic year.

Applications may be submitted from March 16, 2013 - June 30, 2013. Applicants applying as a tranfer student must submit: 

 

  1. A completed Fordham Law School application, together with the $70 application fee.
  2. A complete law transcript which includes all grades earned in the first year, and any subsequent years of the applicant's law school enrollment.
  3. An official LSDAS report from the Law School Admission Services (a copy of the report on file in the applicant's law school).
  4. A letter of good standing sent directly from the current law school to the Fordham Law School Office of Admissions.
  5. A statement detailing the reasons why the applicant wishes to transfer to Fordham Law School.

Transfer applications are considered during the latter part of July, and applicants will ordinarily receive a decision during the first week of August.