Transfer of Credit Earned Outside of SLU LAW (opens in new window)
Transfer applicants must produce evidence of satisfactory study in an ABA-accredited or provisionally accredited law school and be eligible to continue at the school from which the transfer is sought. SLU LAW will review an application for transfer based upon completion of the first semester of law school. We will consider accepting a maximum of 30 hours of credit toward the J.D. from another law school, and we will consider accepting course grades of at least a C or its equivalent. In addition, transfer applicants must submit the following:
SLU LAW will consider a student's transfer application based upon grades earned during the first semester of law school. One of the benefits of early acceptance is the possibility of completing the process to be selected as a staff member of one of our student-run publications. When acceptance is granted based only on first semester grades, it will be contingent upon the following:
To earn the J.D., SLU LAW students must complete a minimum of 91 semester hours of course work. A transfer student's cumulative GPA is calculated based only on grades earned in courses taken at the SLU LAW. Transfer students are provided an estimated class rank based on the students in their same ranking group.
Visiting Applicants Fall/Spring Semester
The School of Law grants visiting status to a limited number of students who wish to complete a semester or a year of law study at Saint Louis University and receive their degree from another law school. An applicant with visiting status must submit the following:
The School of Law grants visiting status to a limited number of students who wish to complete a summer semester and/or take one or two courses at Saint Louis University and receive their degree from another law school. An applicant with visiting status must submit the following: