Application Deadlines

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Georgetown Law accepts applications to our LL.M. Degree Programs to begin in the fall semester only. Applicants may apply Early Action or Regular Action.

Because of the large number of applications we receive and our rolling admissions system, it is to your advantage to complete your application as early as possible in the application cycle. Please note that applications will not be reviewed until all required documentation has been received. 

If you are applying for a Certificate alongside a full LL.M. degree program, please refer to the LL.M. dates and deadlines.

Friday, September 29, 2017

Applications open for Fall 2018 enrollment.

Friday, November 10, 2017

Early Action Deadline for Foreign-Trained Lawyers
*Applications completed by this deadline will receive a decision by Monday, December 18, 2017.

Friday, January 5, 2018

Early Action Deadline for U.S.-Trained Lawyers
*Applications completed by this deadline will receive a decision by Monday, February 5, 2018.

Friday, February 9, 2018

Regular Action Deadline for Foreign-Trained Lawyers

Scholarship Deadline: learn more about scholarships & fellowships.

Friday, February 23, 2018

Regular Action Deadline for U.S.-Trained Lawyers

Monday, April 2, 2018

Deadline for stand-alone Certificates and Online Programs Applications.
*Decisions are typically rendered within 6-10 weeks after your application is completed.

Late applications may be submitted after the regular action deadlines listed above, but will be considered on a space-available basis. For applications submitted after the regular application deadlines, the application fee will increase to $100.  

J.D./LL.M. Joint Degree Application Deadline for Georgetown J.D. Students

  • May 1 of the 2L/3E year: First day J.D./LL.M. Joint Degree Applications accepted
  • June 30 of the 2L/3E year: J.D./LL.M. Joint Degree Application Deadline

Georgetown J.D. students may apply for one of four J.D./LL.M. Joint Degree Programs at the end of their 2L or 3E year. Please click here for more information about how to apply.

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