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Applying online via www.lsac.org is strongly preferred. You can also download a paper application, or request one from the Office of Admissions via email, lawadmissions@law.fordham.edu, or by phone at 212-636-6810.

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Application Deadline

  • Full-time J.D. program and the part-time, evening J.D. program: Applications are accepted between September 15 and March 31. 
  • Two-year J.D. program for international students: Applications should be submitted by May 1, but Fordham will accept applications on a rolling, space-available basis until July 1. 

Generally, applications for the full-time J.D. program and the part-time, evening J.D. program are processed within two weeks. Applications for the two-year J.D. program for international students are processed approximately four weeks after the application package is complete.

Application Fee: $70

(Note: There is currently no application fee for the two-year J.D. program for international students.)

Fee Waiver Information

In order to apply for a need based fee waiver, fill out the fee waiver application. In addition to the form, please include a copy of one of the following documents:

  • Pell Award Letter
  • Most Recent W-2
  • Current Pay Stub

You may fax (212-636-7984), email (lawadmissions@fordham.edu), or mail materials to the Office of J.D. Admission.

If approved for a fee waiver, you will be granted a fee waiver code via email, so that you can apply electronically through www.lsac.org.  

J.D. Admissions

Fordham University School of Law
150 West 62th Street, 4th Floor, New York, NY 10023

Tel: 212-636-6810

Fax: 212-636-7984

Email: lawadmissions@law.fordham.edu