College of Law

How to Apply

Toledo Law accepts online applications for our J.D. program on a rolling basis beginning Sept. 1 through the Law School Admission Council (LSAC) website. Follow the steps outlined below in our checklist or watch this video for a guide to our application process.

Application Deadlines

Fall start applicants who apply by April 15 will receive priority scholarship consideration.

  • Aug. 1 for fall start
  • Nov. 15 for spring start

Application Checklist

Create LSAC.org Account

Add UToledo to Your List
LSAC is the one-stop portal for your law school application. Create your LSAC.org account to get started. Add "University of Toledo" to the school list on your homepage.

Prep for the LSAT
Preparation is vital for success on the Law School Admission Test (LSAT). Prepare with a no-cost, mock LSAT session at Toledo Law with tips for taking the test, followed by an official PrepTest. Khan Academy also offers a no-cost, online prep course.

Take the LSAT
Visit LSAC for dates, locations, and registration deadlines throughout the year. Scores are accepted from June or prior LSAT (fall start); October or prior LSAT (spring start). Our Admissions Committee considers your highest score instead of an average.

Begin Application

Apply Online
Toledo Law charges no application fee, and you don't need to wait for your LSAT scores to apply. After you create your LSAC.org account, click on the school name, then Start/Continue Application.

Personal Statement
Upload a one-to-three-page personal statement to share information not readily apparent in your other application materials. The Admissions Committee gives considerable emphasis to your statement.

Resume
Upload a one-to-three-page resume describing your academic, extracurricular, and professional activities. Include dates and number of hours per week. Highlight honors, awards or special skills.

Subscribe to CAS

What is CAS?
Credential Assembly Service (CAS) simplifies the application process by forwarding required documents (LSAT scores, recommendation letters, transcripts) to law schools.

Letters of Recommendation
Provide two-to-four letters from individuals who can evaluate your candidacy both in regard to your academic skills and personal qualities.

Transcripts
Submit official transcripts from all institutions attended, even if a degree was not achieved.


Admission Policies

The Admissions Committee sets admission guidelines each year. We begin to review applications in early fall with decisions made on a rolling basis. The committee engages in a holistic review of each applicant and considers undergraduate grades and transcripts, LSAT scores, letters of recommendation, employment, post-graduate educational experience, extracurricular activities, special skills and talents, community service and involvement, personal statement and other factors.

  • Seat & Commitment Deposit
  • Deferral Policy
  • Disability Support Services Policy
  • Non-Discrimination Policy
  • Text Message Policy

Admission FAQ

As you begin the application process, review our list of frequently asked questions. Reach out to Toledo Law Admissions if you need additional assistance, as we are happy to guide you along the way.


Next Steps

Submit FAFSA
After your application is submitted, complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to apply for financial aid. Our federal school code is 003131.

Check Application Status
Check for Toledo Law correspondence OR use the Applicant Status Online (ASO) system. We will email you an ASO username and password after you submit your J.D. application.

Update Contact Information
If you move or change any contact information after you apply, make sure that your information is up to date by directly contacting Toledo Law Admissions.


Questions?
Toledo Law Admissions
419.530.4131
law.admissions@utoledo.edu

Last Updated: 8/3/20