If you wish to apply for a Spring 2021 start for your LL.M. program, please complete the Fall 2020 application form (either through LSAC or using our downloadable application form), but include with your application this Addendum indicating your wish to start in Spring (January) 2021. Spring 2021 applications must be submitted by September 30th.

If you wish to apply for a Spring 2021 start for your graduate program, please complete the Fall 2020 application forms, but include with your application this Addendum indicating your wish to start in Spring (January) 2021. Spring 2021 applications must be submitted by September 30th.

Applications to the Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 semesters will be considered on the basis of spaces available in those cohorts.  Offers of admission made to applicants applying after June 15 for the Fall of 2020 or Spring of 2021 may not be deferred until Fall 2021.

For Fall 2021 prospective applicants, please see below.

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.

Note: the application deadlines listed below are for the Fall 2021 admission cycle.

Thursday, October 1, 2020

Applications open for Fall 2021 enrollment.

Friday, November 13, 2020

Early Action Deadline for Foreign-Trained Attorneys
*Decisions are rendered as soon as possible

Friday, January 6, 2021

Early Action Deadline for U.S.-Trained Attorneys
*Decisions are rendered as soon as possible

Friday, February 5, 2021

Regular Action Deadline for Foreign-Trained Attorneys
*Decisions are rendered as soon as possible

Friday, February 6, 2021

Regular Action Deadline for US-Trained Attorneys (including stand-alone, on-campus Certificates)
*Decisions are rendered as soon as possible

Wednesday, April 1, 2021

Application Deadline for Online Programs (including LL.M., M.S.L., and online Certificates)
*Decisions are rendered as soon as possible

What is Early Action?

Early Action applications are reviewed first in our rolling admissions process and receive early notification.

If you are admitted to an LL.M. program under Early Action, this is not binding. You will have the same deadline as Regular Action admitted students to decide whether or not you will attend Georgetown.