The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law Master of Laws (LL.M.) Program is designed for foreign lawyers who wish to advance their legal education in a stimulating academic environment. The College offers the dual advantages of a highly-regarded law curriculum at a major U.S. university and an LL.M. program of limited size that allows for individualized attention and support.
The LL.M. program is limited to students who have:
- obtained an LL.B. from a foreign country; or
- completed in a foreign country the university-based legal education required to take the equivalent of the bar examination in that foreign country; or
- qualified to practice law in a foreign country; or
- the equivalent thereof as determined by the LL.M. Admissions Committee.
- All previous transcripts
- A minimum TOEFL score (80) or IELTS score (6.5)
- Two letters of recommendation
- Personal statement
Applications accepted Sept 15-April 15.
Tuition & Fees
International LL.M. students will be charged non-Ohio resident annual tuition.*
*If you reside in Ohio, and believe that you may qualify to pay Ohio resident tuition, please contact the Moritz College of Law Office of Admissions and Financial Aid by phone at 614-292-8807 or by email (firstname.lastname@example.org).
A $225 seat deposit is required to reserve a place in the LL.M. class at the time of admission. $200 of that seat deposit will be applied to the student’s fall semester tuition.
There are a variety of scholarships and loan options available to assist students. All applications completed and received by February 1 will receive priority consideration for scholarship awards. All applicants will be automatically considered for all applicable scholarships.
Moritz LL.M. Scholarship
Scholarship for Southeast Asia
Chinese Excellence Scholarship
Graduate, professional and non-traditional students may choose to live on campus or off campus. We are proud to offer convenient, safe housing for professional, graduate and non-traditional students in our Neil Avenue Building at 1578 Neil Avenue and at the South Campus Gateway.
The following rates are the approved rates for the 2017-2018 academic year. For your convenience, all rent payments can be made online.
Graduate and International Programs
The Ohio State University
Moritz College of Law
55 West 12th Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210-1391
Phone: (614) 292-1241
Get more information at:http://moritzlaw.osu.edu/admissions/llm/