Applying online via is strongly preferred. You can also download a paper application, or request one from the Office of Admissions via email,, 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 (, 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  

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