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Accelerated Law Degree Program in Political Science

Students must have met the following criteria:

  • Maintained a 3.25 cumulative GPA
  • Completed 90 credit hours of course work, fulfilling all general education and major requirements
  • Taken the LSAT by February of their third year, and scored above the median LSAT score for the previous year's entering class at the College of Law

Students who meet the above requirements can apply to NIU College of Law under the special provisions of this program. The application must be submitted by no later than February 15th of the applicant’s third year.

Upon acceptance, students will begin taking first year law classes at the beginning of their fourth year, and will ordinarily receive their bachelor’s degree at the end of that school year. Students will ordinarily receive their Juris Doctor degree after completing two more years of study in the College of Law.

For more information, contact the College of Law's Office of Admissions. Current students can contact Associate Dean Marc Falkoff.

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