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Advanced Standing Applications

Individuals who have attended a foreign law school for more than one year may apply for Advanced Standing into the Juris Doctor program. This will normally require two years or more of full-time study in the JD program at Windsor.

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. Candidates from the National Committee of Accreditation will not be required to have their foreign transcripts assessed by World Education Services or equivalent service.