Fall 2013 Transfer Students:

How to Apply

Elon University welcomes applications from students who have compiled a strong law school record and wish to transfer to the School of Law. Complete your transfer application through the LSAC Electronic Application Service.

Transfer Application Important Dates

January 1:  Transfer applicants may apply using first semester grades

August 16:  Transfer application deadline for fall 2013 enrollment

Transfer Application Checklist-Submit your application via www.lsac.org and provide:

  • An LSAC Credential Assembly Service (CAS) report

  • A personal statement indicating why would would like to transfer to Elon Law

  • Two letters of recommendation, one of which must be from a law professor

  • A letter of good standing from previous law school attended

  • An official copy of most recent law school transcript

  • Either transcript or letter of good standing must indicate class rank

  • A resume

Transfer Application Quick Facts

  • A transfer application will be considered only if the applicant has attended a law school accredited by the American Bar Association.

  • Course credit is generally awarded for work completed with a grade of C or higher.

  • Up to 32 academic credits may be given for work at another law school.

  • The School of Law requires 90 credit hours for graduation.

  • Transfer students are required to complete at least 60 credits at Elon University to receive their J.D. from the School of Law.

  • Transfer students are eligible for membership on Elon Law Review.

  • Transfer students may choose to participate in full intramural Moot Court Competition.

  • International transfer applicants must comply with additional application requirements.

  • Students ineligible for readmission at another law school may not transfer to Elon.

  • For Elon Law's transfer of credit policies, please see the "Courses taken Elsewhere" section of the Student Handbook beginning on page 36.

For those interested in attending Elon Law as a visiting student, click here for detailed application information.