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Transfer Students

Applications for Transfer into the Juris Doctor Program are subject to the availability of places. The Faculty of Law may admit candidates who have successfully completed the first year of a law program at another common law school into the second year of the JD program. Preference will be given to applicants who have attended a Canadian common law school.

Candidates may be eligible for the JD degree from the University of Windsor upon the successful completion of two years of academic work, subject to meeting the Faculty’s academic requirements. The deadline for applications is May 1 each year.

All applications are subject to the University of Windsor’s usual admission criteria. Applicants who have undertaken undergraduate studies outside of Canada and the U.S. must have their foreign transcript assessed by World Education Services or equivalent service. Applicants who have undertaken graduate studies outside of Canada and the U.S. are not required to have their foreign transcript assessed by World Education Services or equivalent service, although such assessment may be requested..