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  • Locations: Philadelphia, United States
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2023 10/01/2022 ** Rolling Admission 01/09/2023 05/15/2023

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Class Level: LLM Language Requirement: Yes
Scholarship Available: Yes Region: North America
Duration: Academic Year On-site Orientation: Yes
Degree Program: Yes
Program Description:

Thank you for your interest in our LL.M. for Foreign-Trained Lawyers program!

Applicants must have earned a first degree in law (such as an LL.B.) outside of the United States. To apply, please submit the following documents:
  1. Proof of English proficiency (waived if native language is English or if completed a degree in English)
  2. Official law school transcript or proof of passage of home country lawyer license examination (received in a sealed envelope with English translation, if needed)
  3. Two letters of recommendation
  4. Personal statement (1-2 pages)
  5. Resume
  6. $50 application fee (may be waived upon request)
All documents submitted must be in English. Translations must be certified by a credentialed evaluation service. You should submit both the original and the translated versions.

Application deadline extensions are available upon request.

An interview is not required. However, we welcome prospective applicants to visit us or schedule an informal video chat so that we can answer your questions about the program.

English proficiency is one of the most important predictors of your success in our program. For this reason, and to ensure students have the requisite language skills to succeed at Temple Law, we require proof of English proficiency from every applicant who is not a native English speaker:
English Proficiency Exam Minimum Accepted Score
IELTS 6.5 with no individual score below 6.0
Duolingo English Test (DET) 115

If you take the TOEFL and submit your application through ETS, Temple’s Institution Code is 2906. The law school’s Department Code is 03.
This program application applies to students who intend to start their LL.M. at our main campus in Philadelphia. 

Click here to apply to the LL.M. program on our Temple University Japan campus in Tokyo.

NOTE: You can apply through LSAC or apply directly. If you have already submitted an admissions application through LSAC, please do not submit a duplicate application here, as we have already begun processing your application in the LSAC system.

Thank you for your application, and we look forward to being in contact with you.