Sep 23, 2020  
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2020-2021 College of Liberal Arts

Law - New York Law University


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4+2 BA or BS/JD Program

Drew students interested in a career in the law have the opportunity to gain admission to New York Law School (NYLS) while earning an undergraduate degree at Drew. Students who qualify for the 4+2 program gain automatic admission to New York Law School to gain their NYLS Juris Doctor (J.D.), alongside their Drew bachelor’s degree in six years, as opposed to the traditional seven.  Program participants also receive a minimum merit scholarship of $25,000 from New York Law School.

Eligibility and Application Criteria
Students should consult with Drew’s pre-law adviser to plan their course of study.  Students should apply directly to NYLS by April 1. See Application Materials & Requirements for a list of required materials.

Students who wish to participate in the 4+2 program are required to:

  • Complete all the degree requirements for the bachelor’s degree at Drew including a minimum of 60 Drew credits (transfer credits not included) towards the degree.
  • Have and maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.50 at the time of application and at the end of their senior year at Drew.
  • Take the LSAT in December of their senior year and earn a minimum score of 155.
  • Present two letters of recommendations, including one from the Pre-Law Advisor, that are deemed satisfactory by NYLS.
  • Must meet all requirements for NYLS for admission, including a review of the student’s files from Drew for character and fitness requirements.
     

Students who are admitted to NYLS under the 4+2 program and complete the requirements of the agreement will be provided with:

  • A minimum merit scholarship of $25,000 for each year they are enrolled in the NYLS two-year J.D. program.
  • Guaranteed housing provided by NYLS with compliance of all NYLS housing policies and procedures.

 

For further details: contact pre-law faculty advisor Professor Jinee Lokaneeta, Department of Political Science and International Relations or make an appointment with the pre professional advisor in the Career Center, http://www.drew.edu/internships-career-development/.


4+3 BA or BS/JD Program

Drew students interested in a career in the law have the opportunity to gain admission to New York Law School (NYLS) while earning an undergraduate degree at Drew. Students who qualify for the program gain automatic admission to New York Law School to gain their Juris Doctor (J.D.).  Program participants also receive a minimum merit scholarship of $25,000 from New York Law School.

Eligibility and Application Criteria
Students should consult with Drew’s pre-law adviser to plan their course of study.  Students should apply directly to NYLS by April 1. See Application Materials & Requirements for a list of required materials.

Students who wish to participate in the 4+3 program are required to

  • Complete all the degree requirements for the bachelor’s degree at Drew including a minimum of 60 Drew credits (transfer credits not included) towards the degree.
  • Have and maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.3 at the time of application and at the end of their senior year at Drew.
  • Take the LSAT no later than December of their senior year and earn a minimum score of 153.
  • Present two letters of recommendations, including one from the Pre-Law Adviser, that are deemed satisfactory by NYLS.
  • Must meet all requirements for NYLS for admission, including a review of the student’s files from Drew for character and fitness requirements.
     

Students who are admitted to NYLS under the 4+3 program and complete the requirements of the agreement will be provided with:

  • A minimum merit scholarship of $25,000 for each year they are enrolled in NYLS three-year J.D. program.
  • Guaranteed housing provided by NYLS with compliance of all NYLS housing policies and procedures.
     

For further details: contact pre-law faculty advisor Professor Jinee Lokaneeta, Department of Political Science and International Relations or make an appointment with the pre professional advisor in the Career Center, http://www.drew.edu/internships-career-development/.

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