How to Apply

Master of Legal Studies (MLS)

UPDATE: The TOEFL iBT® test can now be taken at home until test centers reopen.


  • Applications for Fall admission are due Aug. 1 (June 1 for international applicants).
  • Applications for Spring admission are due Dec.15 (Oct. 22 for international applicants).
  • Applications for Summer* admission are due May 1.

The International application deadline is only for main campus.  Online International applications follow the regular deadlines.

* Although main campus and online students may start in fall or spring, only online students may start in summer. 

Begin your application.

Application Requirements

  1. Personal statement of 3–4 pages summarizing your qualifications for and interest in the program, along with career objective
  2. Unofficial academic transcripts (Official Transcripts required if admitted)*
  3. One academic or professional Letter of Recommendation is required (Additional letters are optional).
  4. Your resume or curriculum vitae
  5. For applicants who do not hold a degree from an English-speaking country, TOEFL (minimum score of 79 iBT or 550 PBT) or IETLS (minimum composite score of 6.5, with no subject area below
  6. Accelerated Master’s Program applicants must be currently enrolled in the BA in Law degree at the University of Arizona.
  7. $50 Application fee (currently waived)

 *Refer to the UA Graduate College transcript requirements for more information. Transcripts not in English must be translated into English and verified by the issuing college or university.