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Admissions FAQ

Windsor Law’s Admission Committee considers seven different criteria when assessing an applicant’s file. The LSAT score and Grade Point Average are each only one of the seven criteria. We emphasize that no one single factor is solely determinative of admission to the law school. The Admissions Committee assesses applications in light of all seven criteria categories. The chief source of information about applicants is that which is provided by them in their Personal Profile. Applicants should take care to present a full and rounded view of themselves in their Personal Profile.

Approximately 165 students are accepted into the J.D. program at Windsor Law. We receive approximately 1800- 2200 applications each year. Approximately 85 students are accepted into the Canadian & American Dual J.D. program at the University of Windsor Law School. We receive approximately 700 applications for the Canadian & American Dual J.D. program each year.

The latest LSAT score accepted is the January test score of the year of application.

Due to rolling admissions you may expect a response to your application to law school between February and August.

Windsor Law and Detroit Mercy School of Law have collaborated to create the Canadian & American Dual J.D. Program. Students in the Canadian & American Dual JD Program earn two law degrees in three years by comparative and interactive study each year on the campus of both the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law and the University of Windsor Faculty of Law. This program gives students a special opportunity to immerse themselves in two different legal cultures and to practice law in a globalized world. Today, the practice of law increasingly crosses borders and this unique program allows you to earn both an American JD and a Canadian JD in the same three years it takes most law students to receive one degree.

Current tuition and fee information is available at www.uwindsor.ca/cashiers to assist students with the cost of their legal education we award approximately $3 million in financial aid each year.

All Ontario law schools use a common electronic APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION TO AN ONTARIO LAW SCHOOL. This Application, other admission materials and a Personal Profile for the University of Windsor, may be obtained from: The Ontario Law School Application Service P.O. Box 1328, 170 Research Lane Guelph ON N1G 5E2 Telephone: 519-823-1940 Facsimile: 519-823-5232 Website: www.ouac.on.ca/olsas

General Inquiries: 519-253-3000 ext. 6459, 6460, and 6462

Admissions Counselling: 519-253-3000 ext. 4230

Email: uwlaw@uwindsor.ca

Website: www.uwindsor.ca/law