Seeking admission into AHU School of Law is a simple process. We welcome diverse students from different backgrounds and experiences that can and will continue to contribute to our environment of educational excellence. The following are the minimum entrance requirements:
- Upload Unofficial Transcripts: Unofficial Transcripts may be uploaded while completing the application for admissions. This allows our admission representatives to evaluate your application effectively.
- Law Study Evaluation (Transfer Students Only): Prospective transfer students must submit their official law school transcripts to the State Bar of California’s Office of Admissions and submit an Application for Evaluation of Law Study Completed and Contemplated. The cost of obtaining this evaluation from the State Bar is $100. Visit the Transfer Students page to learn more.
- Personal Statement: Submit a personal statement between 300-500 words addressing the following subjects; a. Why do you want to attend Law School? b. What commitments will you make to achieve this goal?
- Professional Resume: Submit a copy of your most recent resume or CV
- Provide Official Transcripts: Prospective students are responsible for supplying the law school with their official transcripts within 45 days of the start of the course.
Important Note: All submissions must be in Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF formats
Student ID Verification
Upon completing your application, all students must submit documentation of a current government-issued photo ID.
Any student seeking enrollment in the Juris Doctor program is required to sign an Enrollment Agreement. This document is a binding contract between the school and the student.
For students with foreign degrees, a foreign course-by-course evaluation must be provided by one of the California Bar approved Evaluation Providers
The law school reserves the right to deny admission to any applicant and to change entrance requirements without prior notice. Applicants are notified of their admission acceptance or denial in writing. The review process generally takes up to 10 days, unless there are special circumstances that require follow-up with the applicant. Special circumstances include:
- Late Registration: Filing an application a less than 5 days before the first lecture of the course
- Pending Credits: Applying for the JD program while awaiting credits from a previously attended institution
- Students with Disabilities: Enrolling into the JD program with a disability
AHU School of Law by the Numbers
Why Choose AHUSOL?
The most significant difference is in our use of Internet technology to organize and concentrate the materials to increase your learning experience. You can communicate live to our instructors as you watch, live, and in real-time through ZOOM! If you miss a lecture, you can access it anytime, anywhere!
Additionally, academic support by California licensed attorneys is available online through live audio and video chat rooms, by email and by phone. All of our instructors are either practising attorneys or retired.