Admissions Process

We are now accepting applications!

  • Applicants for the LL.M. in U.S. Law program must have a first degree in law from a non-U.S. law school.
  • Applicants should have their law school transcripts authenticated and evaluated by an agency approved by the California Bar.
  • Applicants must submit a course-by-course transcript evaluation.
  • Applicants must also submit a curriculum vitae/resume, proof of English proficiency, and Government-issued photo identification.

Admission to the program is competitive and not automatic. Seats are limited. To apply, you must hold a law degree from your home country and have an academic record that indicates a likelihood of success in the program. When reviewing applications for admission to the LL.M. program, the following factors will be considered: performance in previous law studies, professional or related experience, and English proficiency.

Prospective students should apply to our U.S. Law LL.M. program electronically. Get started today!

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Please review the following information carefully:

You will need to have your law school transcript authenticated and evaluated by an agency approved by the California Bar. Please view the PDF file below for a list of approved agencies and their contact information. You must obtain a course-by-course transcript evaluation if you use one of the agencies listed:

You must submit the following documents in support of your application to Florida Coastal School of Law’s U.S. Law LL.M. program on or before the application deadline:

  1. Application
  2. C.V.
  3. TOEFL or IELTS score (non-native English speakers only – see exceptions below)
  4. Evaluation of your official authenticated law school transcript. (Please see the above link to a list of California Bar-approved credential evaluation agencies.)

Exceptions to the requirement for TOEFL or IELTS:

Unless you are a U.S. citizen, non-native English speakers must obtain a minimum score of 80 on TOEFL or 6.5 on IELTS, earned within the past 2 years. You are not required to submit a TOEFL or IELTS score if you are a graduate of (a) a law school located in a country where English is an official language, or (b) an undergraduate or graduate degree program in a country where English is an official language. 

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