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Application Process

Choose from two options:

Option 1: Apply through Law School Admissions Council (LSAC) LLM Credential Assembly Service

Option 2: Apply directly to Widener Law Delaware by downloading the Application Form (pdf) and submitting it, along with the required application materials listed below, via email to DelawareLawGradPrograms@widener.edu, fax to 302-477-2059, or standard mail to:

Delaware Law School
Graduate Programs Office
4601 Concord Pike
Wilmington, DE 19803-0474

Items 1 through 6 are required from all LLM applicants:

  1. Application & Application Fee
    A completed application and $60.00 non-refundable application fee, payable to Delaware Law School.
  2. Official Transcripts
    Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended.
  3. Resume
    The applicant must submit a resume. There is no page limit.
  4. Personal Statement
    The applicant is required to submit a 2-page word statement of educational and professional goals, double-spaced, that will serve as both a statement of purpose and a writing sample. The thoughts and words of the statement must be uniquely those of the applicant. With the exception of basic proofreading, no other(s) may assist in the creation of this statement.
  5. Letters of Recommendation
    The applicant must submit two letters of recommendation addressing the applicant’s academic and professional potential. Letters of recommendation must identify you as an LLM applicant.
  6. English Proficiency
    LL.M:For applicants whose first language is not English, current TOEFL or IELTS scores showing sufficient proficiency in the English language is required. Delaware Law requires a minimum score of 83 on the Internet-based (iBT) TOEFL, or a minimum score of 6.5 on the IELTS to be competitive for admission to the program. Applicants must have taken the TOEFL or IELTS within two years of submitting their application.

    Applicants requesting an English Proficiency waiver must complete the English Language Proficiency Test Waiver form (pdf).
Additional Information and Requirements for International applicants

If seeking F-1 immigration status, the international applicant must submit a Financial Documentation form (pdf). Immigration documents required for international students studying full time in the U.S. will not be issued until the student has completed the form.