Jennifer R. Kott

Director of Admissions

Jennifer R. Kott has more than 23 years of admissions experience at some of the country’s most respected colleges, universities and law schools. Kott joined the admissions staff at the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law in February 2017.

From 2003 to 2007, she served as the Assistant Director of Admissions and Recruitment at Tulane University Law School, where she was honored with the 2007 Distinguished Staff Award. Among her many achievements at Tulane Law, Kott led her admission team through the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, helping displaced students return to New Orleans and strengthening the school's recruitment programs at a difficult time.

In 2007, Kott became Director of Admissions at The University of North Carolina School of Law at Chapel Hill, where she was deeply involved managing the admissions pipeline. While serving as Director, Kott was appointed Prelaw Advisor for the College of Arts & Sciences at UNC. In addition to her duties as Director of Admissions and Prelaw Advisor, Kott also served as the faculty advisor to the student organizations, the Carolina Law Ambassadors and the UNC chapter of the national prelaw fraternity, Phi Alpha Delta. She was also the Selection Committee Chair for interviewing and selecting finalists for the UNC/Duke Robertson Scholars Leadership Program.

Kott holds a BA in Sociology from Elon University and is a founding sister of the Theta Nu Chapter, Alpha Xi Delta fraternity. She has been active in national admissions organizations, including the Law School Admission Council (LSAC), serving as a panelist at multiple annual meetings and conferences and as a member of the Misconduct and Irregularities Subcommittee and the National Recruitment Calendar Workgroup.


  • B.A. Elon University, Elon, North Carolina

Work Experience

  • Director of Admissions
    James E. Rogers College of Law
    2017 - present
  • Assistant Director, Admissions and Financial Aid
    Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law, Chicago, Illinois
    2016 - 2017
  • Director of Admissions
    Office of Admissions and Financial Aid, The University of North Carolina School of Law, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
    2007 - 2015
  • Pre-Law Advisor
    College of Arts & Sciences & the General College, The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
    2010 - 2013
  • Assistant Director for Admission & Recruitment
    Office of Admission and Financial Aid, Tulane University Law School, New Orleans, Louisiana
    2003 - 2007
  • Manager, Co-op MBA Admissions Program
    Graduate School of Business Administration, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts
    2000 - 2003
  • Northeast Undergraduate Admission Representative
    Office of Admission, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, Georgia
    1996 - 2000