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If you have any questions regarding admissions, please contact the Graduate and International Programs office at 814-867-2373 or or visit our website at

Applications are reviewed once an applicant submits all required admission documents.  Although the admissions office attempts to notify candidates whose files are incomplete, it is ultimately the candidate’s responsibility to assure timely completion the candidate's application.

We review completed applications on a rolling basis.  Applicants are encouraged to submit all application materials by:

March 1 for fall (August) admission.  Applicants who anticipate the need for a visa are encouraged to apply by March 1 to accommodate adequate time for visa processing.

The Penn State Law Application Fee of $75.00 can be submitted online by credit card, check or international money order drawn on U.S. funds and made payable to Penn State University.  If, however, you are a sponsored student, the application fee is waived.

Please be sure to email the following documents to complete your application to  Please refer to our website for more detailed descriptions:  Penn State Law Application Requirements:

1.  Transcripts
2.  English Proficiency
3.  Personal Statement
4.  Resume
5.  Letters of Recommendation

(To be completed by U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents only)
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By submitting this application, I certify that this application is complete and accurate. I will inform Penn State Law of any occurrences subsequent to the date of this application that would change the answers to any of the questions asked on this application. I understand that any omission, mis-statement, or inaccuracy in this application or any supporting materials submitted by me, whenever discovered, may result in the voiding of my registration, in which event I will receive no credit for any attendance at the school.