Admission Requirements

The University of Mississippi School of Law requires:

  1. Scores from the Law School Admission Test (LSAT)
  2. Registration with LSAC’s Credential Assembly Service (CAS)
  3. The completion of a bachelor’s degree from a regionally or nationally accredited college or university prior to matriculation or pursuant to a 3+3 program approved by the University of Mississippi School of Law.

Admission to the School of Law is based on the applicant’s academic ability and aptitude for the study of law. Two of the primary factors considered in the admission process are performance on the LSAT and undergraduate grade-point average.  If you’ve taken multiple LSAT exams, we take the highest LSAT score when making our admission decision. Scores are valid for 5 years.  Other considerations are:

  1. Residency
  2. Difficulty of major field of study
  3. Job experience
  4. Social, personal or economic background and circumstances
  5. Nonacademic achievements
  6. Letters of recommendation
  7. Grade patterns and progression
  8. Diversity

If the University of Mississippi is the right choice for you, please view our application process to guide you through submitting your application.