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Application Period and Deadlines of WU Law's Online LLM Programs

Included in the roster of LLM programs offered by the Washington University of St. Louis School of Law (WU Law) are three online LLM programs as follows:

  • LLM in U.S. Law
  • Master of Legal Studies (MLS)
  • Dual LLM Degree Program

The MLS is open to non-lawyers who would like to build a foundation in law and use it in advancing their legal careers. The online LLM in U.S. Law is designed for foreign-trained lawyers that will equip them with fundamental and essential understanding of U.S. law and its legal system. The online dual-degree is also open to international lawyers and is done in partnership with Tecnológico de Monterrey, Mexico's most prestigious private university. The dual LLM degree comprise of an LLM in U.S. Law to be taught by WU Law and an LLM in Transnational Legal Practice to be acquired through Tecnológico de Monterrey.

All three online LLM programs have four start dates throughout the year: in winter (January), spring (April), summer (July) and fall (October). Given that the winter intake has started for 2018, the following application submission dates and deadlines for the remaining intakes in 2018 will be followed:

April 2, 2018 January 22, 2018 February 26, 2018
July 9, 2018 April 30, 2018 June 4, 2018
October 1, 2018 July 23, 2018 August 27, 2018


Applicants who submit on or before the priority deadline will be able to receive admission decisions at an earlier date and will be given first priority when they register for classes.

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