May & June access restricted

The University of Pittsburgh Law Building is currently undergoing major renovations. Access to the building and law library is restricted until July. Please email or call (412) 648-1490 if you need assistance.

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JD Admissions

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.

Apply online through LSAC

Anyone experiencing technical difficulty in using this service can call the LSAC’s Help Desk at (215) 968-1393 for assistance.

Demographic information

The demographic information asked on the application is requested on a voluntary basis. This information will be kept confidential, and is intended to assist the University of Pittsburgh in providing data to demonstrate compliance with civil rights laws. Participation is optional. Refusal to complete this information will not be used to deny access or admission or otherwise affect consideration of your application.

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Application Status

The Office of Admissions and Financial Aid will notify applicants by e-mail when their application has been received.  The email will include your user name and password for the online status page.  We encourage you to check the status of your application by referring to the Applicant Online Status Page, as all decisions will be posted online.  Pitt Law operates on rolling admissions and a decision can take several weeks.  We ask for your patience during the admission cycle as it can be even longer during key times of the year.