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School of Law

Admissions

We're thrilled that you are considering the University of South Carolina School of Law for your legal education. 

Applications For Fall 2021

We are now accepting applications for the Fall 2021 academic year. Our priority deadline for complete applications is March 1, but we continue to accept and evaluate them through the early summer. Please contact the Office of Admissions at usclaw@law.sc.edu or give us a call at (803) 777-6605 if you have any questions. 

Apply Now

All applications are processed electronically through the LSAC website. If you've taken the LSAT, you probably already have an LSAC account. If not, you'll need to create an account. 

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The University of South Carolina School of Law will pilot a special admissions program during its 2020 - 2021 admission cycle that will enable candidates who meet certain provisions to apply for admission without an LSAT score. Click here to learn more about the requirements for candidate eligibility.

Viewbook, Employment Summary, Class List

Download our print viewbook [PDF] to learn more about South Carolina Law, including an employment profile of recent graduates and a list of upper division classes and clinics grouped by legal practice area.

Admissions Requirements

Find out what you'll need to complete the application, see character and fitness guidelines, and get application instructions.

Character and Fitness Requirements

 Learn about character and fitness guidelines for the ABA.

Taking the LSAT

All about the LSAT: when you should take it, how to sign up, and test prep. 

Visit

 Sit in on a virtual class, connect with a current student, and stay up to date with opportunities to visit the law school.

Financing Your Education

Get general information about tuition and fees, financial aid, and law school scholarships. 

FAQs

Get answers to frequently asked questions about the admissions process. 

Admitted Candidates

Students who have received a letter of acceptance can find pre-enrollment requirements and general information on parking, housing, and orientation.

Connect with the Admissions Team

Find out about our virtual event offerings this fall!

 

Questions?

If you have any questions throughout the application process, contact our admissions team at 803-777-6605. You can also check our FAQs for common issues.

 


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