How to Apply

Application Process

New Applicant

Select from one of the programs below to view application instructions and apply. The application  deadline for all programs is May 1. The Office of Admissions is here to guide you through every step of the application process.

  1. Register with the Law School Admission Council (LSAC) at
  2. Take the Law School Admissions Test (LSAT). The LSAT is offered nine times a year, in January, February, March, April, June, July, September, October, and November. Register to take the test by clicking here.
  3. Subscribe to the Credential Assembly Services (CAS) by clicking here. At this step don’t forget to gather your transcripts and request your letters of recommendation. If you completed and received your undergraduate degree or any post-graduate courses after submitting your application, please send a final official transcript indicating the conferring of the degree and the completion of such courses directly to SULC as soon as it is available. 
  4. Submit your electronic application to SULC (with a $75 nonrefundable fee) by clicking here.

Dual Degree Programs

In conjunction with Southern University-Baton Rouge, SULC is proud to offer students the opportunity to earn more than one degree through a dual degree curriculum. Students applying for admission to the JD/Masters of Public Administration Dual Degree Program must submit all of the documentation required of a first year student outlined above, as well as submit a separate application to the Graduate School of Southern University-Baton Rouge with an official copy of your GRE report. You have to be a full-time student to apply to the dual degree program.

Transfer Students

SULC welcomes students from other law schools. Students applying for admission to the Southern University Law Center as transferees must submit (1) all of the general documentation described above; (2) a letter from the dean of the ABA-approved law school previously attended certifying academic good standing and completion of the required first year curriculum; (3) an official transcript from the law school previously attended; and (4) a letter of recommendation from a law professor.

For more information or questions on any of the information contained above feel free to contact the Admissions and Recruitment Department at 1-800-537-1135 (out of state) 1-800-552-5106 (in state).