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Members of the University community should respond to the daily VitalCheck prompt at least 30 minutes prior to entering campus.

SJD Admissions

As our office transitions back to the Fordham Law building, prospective students are not yet permitted in the building and should continue to meet with us remotely. For the S.J.D. program, please email us at with any questions you may have or schedule a meeting via Zoom.

Please read this letter from our Dean about the vaccine requirement. For the most up-to-date informartion, see our University webpage about the COVID-19 vaccine requirement here.


The Doctor of Juridical Science (S.J.D.) augments the Law School's highly regarded LL.M. degree programs by providing a rigorous academic experience and supporting the development of leading legal scholarship.

Our doctoral candidates form an integral part of Fordham Law's vibrant and diverse community of professors, scholars, and students.

SJD Admissions

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

Tel: 212-636-6883

Fax: 212-636-6922