JD Transfer and Visitor Admissions

**The application for the fall 2018 incoming class will open by Dec. 1.**

You can apply to transfer to Arizona Law or to study as a visitor after your first year of law studies. 

  • Completed application and domicile affidavit
    Via the LSAC Credential Assembly Service (CAS). Includes a non-refundable $65 application fee. Note that disclosure of your social security number is voluntary per privacy law.
  • Personal statement
    Write a personal statement describing your unique characteristics and personal qualities, including education and work experiences, talents and special interests, socioeconomic background, involvement in community affairs and public service, or any other circumstances that have helped shape your life or given it direction (four double-spaced pages or less).
  • Resume
    A resume is one of the best ways to describe the range of your work and volunteer experiences, skills, and interests.
  • Official law school transcript with past and current grades and rank (Only for 2L transfers)
  • Two letters of recommendation from law faculty you’ve studied under (Please contact law-admissions@email.arizona.edu if you have questions about acceptable forms of recommendation.)
  • Letter from your current dean confirming good standing
  • For visitors, the dean’s letter should also state permission to enroll at Arizona Law and list any conditions limiting units acceptable to your home institution.

Transfer credits awarded will be transferred as pass/fail units and will not exceed those for the same courses/units at Arizona Law. Transfer students must complete 37 graded units after completing the 1L curriculum and 88 units in total. Class rank will be based on grades at Arizona Law.