Accepting Our Offer

1. Pay the Deposit to Reserve Your Place in the Graduate Program

You may pay the deposit by credit card, check or money order, as described below. The deposit is not refundable, but will be applied toward your tuition bill in your first semester. (Note: Bank transfers are not accepted for payment of the deposit.)

You will receive an automated email acknowledging receipt of your deposit within 3 days of making payment. Please contact us if you do not receive an email within 3 days. If you pay using someone else's credit card, please note your name under "Special Notes & Instructions" when making the payment.

LL.M. students who are participating in a Double Degree Program with one of our partner institutions need not pay the deposit.

Credit Card

To pay your deposit by credit card, please click the link below.
Please note: This payment option is only available for those accepted into the LL.M. or M.S.L. programs, and should not be used by J.D. students.

Deposit - $500.00 (US)

Check or Money Order

If you choose to pay the $500.00 deposit by check or money order, please make payment to "Fordham Law School"

Please mail the check or money order to:

Fordham University School of Law
Graduate and International Programs - Suite 8-131
150 West 62nd Street
New York , NY 10023

2. Confirm Your Attendance in the Orientation Program

Attendance in the Graduate and International Student Orientation program is mandatory for all new LL.M., M.S.L., Exchange, and International Visiting students. In order to accept our offer of admission, you must confirm your spot in Orientation by registering below. Please note that this program will meet on a full-time basis, even for those students who have been admitted on a part-time basis.

Graduate and International Student Orientation

Spring 2016 Orientation will begin on Thursday, January 7 and end on Friday, January 15.

Register for Spring 2016 Graduate and International Student Orientation

*LL.M. students with a degree from a U.S. law school are not required to attend the full orientation program. These students must submit the orientation registration form, but instead will attend an abbreviated orientation program. Go to for details.

3. Send Biographical Information

Please fill out the Biographical Information Form. Once you have submitted your information, you will be redirected back to this page.

Bio Form

4. Send Your Final Transcripts

If we do not have your final law school and other university-level transcripts, please send them to us as soon as possible and no later than the first day of classes. Students who have not submitted to us their final transcripts will not be permitted to begin classes. If you filed your credentials through LSAC, we will request your final, official transcripts from LSAC and you need not submit a final copy directly to us.

You may mail your transcript to:

Fordham University School of Law
Graduate Admissions - Suite 8-131
150 West 62nd Street
New York, NY 10023

LL.M. students who are participating in a Double Degree Program with one of our partner institutions do not need to submit transcripts prior to the first day of classes, but will receive further instructions regarding transcripts upon arrival.

5. Submit Immunization Form

All students are required by law to submit an immunization form: Immunization Form. This form should be completed by a physician and returned to the following address: 

University Student Health Services
Attn: Immunizations
441 East Fordham Road
Bronx, NY 10458
Telephone: +1.718.817.4160
Fax: +1.718.817.3218

Failure to submit this form will result in a hold being placed on your University records, including registration for future semesters.

Students are strongly advised to bring a copy of this form with them for their records.

Students for whom it is not possible or practical to have this form completed by a physician in their home country may use the services of the Fordham University Health Center to get required immunizations for a fee. The Health Center is located in McMahon Hall, Room 203. You should call 212-636-7160 for an appointment.

6. Submit Student Visa Documentation

If you are not a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident of the United States and need a visa to study at Fordham Law, Contact Office for International Services.  They will ask that you complete and submit the Application for Certificate of Eligibility, available by clicking here.

Office for International Services

7. Join Us on Facebook and Twitter

We invite you to join our group on Facebook for students admitted graduate students. Join and request to be added to the group. Don’t have Facebook? Don’t worry. All program information will still be sent to you by email.

For daily updates, follow us on Twitter: @FordhamLawINTL.

LLM Admissions

Fordham University School of Law
International and Non-JD Programs
150 West 62nd Street, Suite 8-131, New York, NY 10023 U.S.A.

Tel: 212-636-6883

Fax: 212-636-6922