University of Pittsburgh

LL.M. Program Admissions Information


Applicants are admitted to the LL.M program based on their ability to thrive in a demanding, competitive academic atmosphere, as evidenced by their academic record and professional accomplishments. The program accepts applications from lawyers with a law degree from a non-U.S. law school who can demonstrate a proficiency in English, as measured by minimum scores of 100 IBT 250 CBT and 600 PBT on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), or a minimum score of 7.0 on the International English Language Testing System (IELTS).

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. We will continue to accept applications until the class has been filled. We suggest that you submit your application by March 31 of the year in which you would like to begin your studies for better consideration.


The estimated cost for a single student participating in the program is approximately $52,900. This includes living expenses, estimated at $14,000, and tuition of approximately $35,000.Current tuition rates can be found on the financial support form in the application and on the University's tuition page. CILE has very limited financial aid funding available. Financial aid is awarded based on need and merit. If you would like to be considered for financial aid, please include a statement with your application stating why you would like to be considered.


Download an application, or submit one online through the Law School Admissions Council (LSAC).



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