COVID-19 Response

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Please Note: The University of Pittsburgh School of Law's Barco Library is OPEN during regular library hours for Pitt Law faculty and students only.  Due to COVID-19 restrictions, we are not open to Pitt users outside of Pitt Law; and we are not open to the public. If you have questions, please contact the reference desk at 412-648-1325 or barcoref@pitt.edu

Admissions

Known and Respected for Our Academic Excellence

Pitt Law is highly competitive, and we base admissions decisions on many factors. Our admissions committee will carefully evaluate your graduate work, professional experience, and undergraduate GPA and make a decision on a rolling basis.

Admissions Process

Admission applications for the Pitt Law JD program will be accepted starting September 1 through our deadline of May 1. Applications are considered only for the current year for the fall semester. Review our official admissions policy and learn more about the admissions process.

Apply to Pitt Law

Our application for JD admission is available online with the assistance of the Law School Admission Council (LSAC). Upon completion of the application, carefully follow the submission instructions for the application and the non-refundable $65 application fee.

The Office of Admissions and Financial Aid will notify applicants by e-mail when their application has been received. Find information on how to check your application status.

Tuition and Financial Aid

The tuition rates and fees for the University of Pittsburgh School of Law are adjusted each year based on recommendations from the University Board of Trustees. These tuition rates and fees are announced in July. View current tuition and fees

Contact

View contact information for the Office of Admissions and Financial Aid, located in the same office at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

Are you interested in attending the University of Pittsburgh School of Law for this coming year or perhaps the next?

You can stay in touch with us and continue to receive information about deadlines, new programs, and scholarship information by leaving your information with us through the Law School Admissions Council Prospective Information contact form.