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Partnership Programs

Delaware Law partners with the following institutions to offer special admissions options. Applicants who are interested in any of the following programs are encouraged to contact their school’s pre-law advisor for assistance.

Cabrini College Partnership

Jump to: 3+3 Early Admissions Program | Express or Guaranteed Admissions Program

Delaware State University Partnership

Jump to: Advanced Admission Program | Merit Scholarships

Elizabethtown College Partnership

Jump to: Law Early Admission Program (LEAP)

Goldey-Beacom College Partnership

Jump to: 3+3 Early Admissions Program | Express or Guaranteed Admissions Program | Merit Scholarship Award

Neumann Univeristy Partnership

Jump to: 3+3 Early Admissions Program

The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey Partnership

Jump to: Express Admissions Program

Rowan University Partnership

Jump to: 3+3 Early Admissions Program | Express or Guaranteed Admissions Program | Merit Scholarships | Rowan/Delaware Law Externship

Widener University Partnership

Jump to: Legal Scholars Program | 3+3 Early Admissions Program | Express Admissions Program

Wilmington University Partnership

Jump to: Express Admissions Program | Merit Scholarship Award

Financial Aid


Cabrini College Partnership

Delaware Law in partnership with Cabrini College offers the two options for Cabrini College undergraduates.

3+3 Early Admission Program:

Cabrini College undergraduate students may earn both a bachelor’s degree and a juris doctor degree in six years, instead of the usual seven provided they

  • Complete all major and core course requirements at Cabrini and complete 75% of their bachelor degree’s requirements before enrolling in courses at Delaware Law.
  • Complete and submit a letter to the Cabrini College Program Coordinator stating their intention to utilize the affiliation to attend Delaware Law not later than February 1st of their junior year.
  • Earn a cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher through six semesters of undergraduate studies at Cabrini.
  • Achieve an LSAT score that meets or exceeds the median LSAT score of the current Delaware Law first year entering class.
  • Satisfy all law school admissions requirements relating to character and fitness.
  • Submit a completed application to Delaware Law no later than April 1st of the calendar year in which the student plans to begin legal study.
  • Submit at least one recommendation letter originating from the Cabrini College Program Coordinator.

Students admitted to Delaware Law through the 3+3 program must attend on a full time basis until they have completed their bachelor’s degree. At that time, they may elect to continue their legal studies on either a full or part time basis.

All financial aid applications will be handled directly between the student and Delaware Law.

At the completion of their first year of law school, the student will request an official transcript be sent to Cabrini. Cabrini will award the bachelor’s degree to students who have successfully completed the first year of law school and completed all major and core requirements at Cabrini.

Express or Guaranteed Admission Program (EGAP):

Express admissions students will be admitted to Delaware Law if they meet the following criteria:

  • Earn a cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher through time of law school application review.
  • Achieve an LSAT score that meets or exceeds the median LSAT score of the current Delaware Law first year entering class.
  • Satisfy all law school admissions requirements relating to character and fitness
  • Submit a completed application to Delaware Law no later than April 1st of the calendar year in which the student plans to begin legal study.
  • Submit at least one recommendation letter originating from the Cabrini College Program Coordinator.

Delaware State University Partnership

Delaware Law offers an Advanced Admission Program to students and graduates from Delaware State University (DSU).

Advanced Admission Program

Students are guaranteed admission to Delaware Law School if they:

  • Complete all DSU degree requirements at DSU before enrolling in courses at Delaware Law
  • Earn a cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher through time of law school application review.
  • Achieve an LSAT score that meets or exceeds the median LSAT score of the most recent entering class at Delaware Law School.
  • Satisfy Delaware Law’s admission requirements relating to character and fitness
  • Submit a completed application to Delaware Law no later than April 1 of the calendar year in which they plan to begin law school

Merit Scholarship Award

Delaware Law offers a minimum $10,000 merit scholarship to all DSU students who meet the criteria for the Advanced Admission Program. This award will be renewable provided the student maintains good academic standing at Delaware Law. The award will be subject to any remaining terms and conditions imposed by Delaware Law and will be further outlined at time of acceptance.

Elizabethtown College Partnership

Law Early Admission Program (LEAP)

Delaware Law offers students from Elizabethtown College the ability to apply to Delaware Law through the Law Early Admission Program (LEAP). Students are admitted if they:

  • Complete all major and core course requirements at Elizabethtown College and attain senior status (96 or more credits) before enrolling in Delaware Law courses
  • Earn a cumulative undergraduate GPA that ranks in the top 50th percentile of the class (as calculated by the Law School Admission Council’s Credential Assembly Service)
  • Meet the character and fitness requirements of Delaware Law School
  • Comply with all application, seat deposit, and other deadlines of Delaware Law School
  • Take the Law School Admission Test (LSAT) no later than December of the third year of their undergraduate studies program (for 3+3 students) or December of their fourth year of their undergraduate studies program (for 4+3 students)
  • Earn a LSAT score at, or above the 50th percentile for that test administration

LEAP students must apply no later than April 1 of the calendar year in which they plan to begin study at Delaware Law School, and they must matriculate in the regular division for their first year.

LEAP eligibility requirements at Elizabethtown College can be found here.

Goldey-Beacom College Partnership

Delaware Law in partnership with Goldey-Beacom College offers two options for Goldey-Beacom undergraduates.

3+3 Early Admission Program:

Goldey-Beacom College undergraduate students may earn both a bachelor’s degree and a juris doctor degree in six years, instead of the usual seven provided they:

  • Complete all major and core course requirements at Goldey-Beacom and complete 75% of their bachelor degree’s requirements before enrolling in courses at Delaware Law.
  • Earn a cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher through six semesters of undergraduate studies at Goldey-Beacom.
  • Achieve an LSAT score that meets or exceeds the median LSAT score of the current Delaware Law first year entering class.
  • Satisfy all law school admissions requirements relating to character and fitness.
  • Submit a completed application to Delaware Law no later than April 1st of the calendar year in which the student plans to begin legal study.

Students admitted to Delaware Law through the 3+3 program must attend on a full time basis until they have completed their bachelor’s degree. At that time, they may elect to continue their legal studies on either a full or part time basis.

All financial aid applications will be handled directly between the student and Delaware Law.

At the completion of their first year of law school, the student will request an official transcript be sent to Goldey-Beacom. Goldey-Beacom will award the bachelor’s degree to students who have successfully completed the first year of law school and completed all major and core requirements at Goldey-Beacom.

Express or Guaranteed Admission Program:

Express admissions students will be admitted to Delaware Law if they meet the following criteria:

  • Earn a cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher through time of law school application review.
  • Achieve an LSAT score that meets or exceeds the median LSAT score of the current Delaware Law first year entering class.
  • Satisfy all law school admissions requirements relating to character and fitness
  • Submit a completed application to Delaware Law no later than April 1st of the calendar year in which the student plans to begin legal study.
Merit Scholarship Award

Delaware Law offers a minimum $10,000 merit scholarship to all Goldey-Beacom students who meet the criteria for either the 3+3 or the Express Admission Program. This award will be renewable provided the student maintains good academic standing at Delaware Law. The award will be subject to any remaining terms and conditions imposed by Delaware Law and will be further outlined at time of acceptance. Additionally, Delaware Law will award a one year single occupancy housing scholarship to all Goldey-Beacom students admitted under the 3+3 and Express Admission Programs.

Neumann University Partnership

3+3 Early Admission Program:

Neumann University undergraduate students may earn both a bachelor's degree and a juris doctor degree in six years, instead of the usual seven years, provided they

  • Complete all major and core course requirements at Neumann and complete 75% of their bachelor degree’s requirements before enrolling in courses at Delaware Law.
  • Earn a cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher through six semesters of undergraduate studies at Cabrini.
  • Achieve an LSAT score that meets or exceeds the median LSAT score of the current Delaware Law first year entering class.
  • Satisfy all law school admissions requirements relating to character and fitness.
  • Submit a completed application to Delaware Law no later than April 1st of the calendar year in which the student plans to begin legal study.

Students admitted to Delaware Law through the 3+3 program must attend on a full time basis until they have completed their bachelor’s degree. At that time, they may elect to continue their legal studies on either a full or part time basis.

The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey Partnership

Delaware Law offers an express admissions program to students and graduates from The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey.

Express Admit Program

Students are guaranteed admission to Delaware Law School if they:

  • Submit their application no later than April 1 of the calendar year in which they plan to begin law school
  • Rank in top 50th percentile of their graduating class and/or attain a cumulative gpa of 3.0 or higher in their undergraduate studies.
  • Achieve an LSAT score that meets or exceeds the median LSAT score of the most recent entering class at Delaware Law School.
  • Satisfy Delaware Law’s admission requirements relating to character and fitness

Students admitted through the Express Admissions Program have the option of attending Delaware Law either full-or part-time.

Rowan University Partnership

Delaware Law School offers two special admissions programs for Rowan undergraduate students.

3+3 Early Admission Program:

Rowan University undergraduate students may earn both a bachelor’s degree and a juris doctor degree in six years, instead of the usual seven, provided they:

  • Complete all major and core courses requirements at Rowan and complete 75% of their bachelor degree’s requirements before enrolling in courses at Delaware Law.
  • Earn a cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher through six semesters of undergraduate studies at Rowan.
  • Achieve an LSAT score that meets or exceeds the median LSAT score of the current Delaware Law first year entering class.
  • Satisfy all law school admissions requirements relating to character and fitness.
  • Submit a completed application to Delaware Law no later than April 1st of the calendar year in which the student plans to begin legal study
Express or Guaranteed Admission Program

Express admissions students will be admitted to Delaware Law School if they meet the following criteria:

  • Complete all Rowan degree requirements at Rowan before enrolling in courses at Delaware Law.
  • Earn a cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher through time of law school application review.
  • Achieve an LSAT score that meets or exceeds the median LSAT score of the current Delaware Law School first year entering class.
  • Satisfy all law school admissions requirements relating to character and fitness.
  • Submit a completed application to Delaware Law School no later than April 1st of the calendar year in which the student plans to begin legal study.
Merit Scholarship Award

Delaware Law will offer up to $35,000 in merit scholarships to all Rowan students who are admitted through the 3+3 or Express Admission program. This award will be renewable provided the student maintains good academic standing at Delaware Law. The award will be subject to any remaining terms and conditions imposed by Delaware Law and will be further outlined at time of acceptance. Additionally, Delaware Law will award a one year single occupancy housing scholarship to all Rowan students admitted under the 3+3 and Express Admission Programs.

Delaware Law will consider Rowan students for any need-based financial aid for which they would be normally considered.

Rowan/Delaware Law Externship Opportunity

Delaware Law will act as an externship placement for Rowan students in the following manner:

  • Rowan students may audit any Delaware Law course agreed upon in advance by both Delaware Law and Rowan.
  • Rowan students participating in the externship opportunity are guaranteed admission into the Delaware Law Jurist Academy in all years when the Jurist Academy is offered. Rowan externship students may not be eligible for Jurist Academy stipends. The number of Rowan externship students participating in Jurist Academy in any one year is limited to four.
  • Delaware Law agrees to maintain attendance records for all Rowan students participating in the externship placement.

Widener University Partnership

Delaware Law in partnership with Widener University offers three options to Widener University undergraduates.

Widener Legal Scholars Program

Under the Widener Legal Scholars Program, Widener undergraduate students in any major qualify for admission to Delaware Law without having to take the LSAT provided they:

  • Submit a completed law school application to Delaware Law
  • Score at, or above the 85th percentile on the SAT and have not taken the LSAT (Applicants who have taken the LSAT are not eligible for consideration under this program.)
  • Maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher, or have a GPA in the top 10 percent of their class, through six semesters of study
  • Satisfy all Delaware Law admissions requirements relating to character and fitness
  • Students admitted to Delaware Law under this program for the 2016-2017 academic year qualify for an annual scholarship in the amount of $33,000, renewable for each succeeding year of full-time law school study, for a total scholarship award of $99,000.
3 + 3 Early Admissions Program

Widener University undergraduate students may earn both a bachelor's degree and a juris doctor degree in six years, instead of the usual seven years, provided they

  • Major in Political Science, History, or English through Widener’s College of Arts & Sciences
  • Complete 75 percent of their bachelor's degree requirements in three years
  • Submit a completed application to Delaware Law by April 1 of the calendar year in which they plan to begin law school.
  • Rank in the top 50th percentile of their class and/or attain a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher in their undergraduate studies
  • Achieve an LSAT score that meets or exceeds the median LSAT score of the most recent entering class at Delaware Law
  • Satisfy all Delaware Law admissions requirements relating to character and fitness

Students attend Delaware Law in their fourth (senior) year of undergraduate study. Courses fulfill the students' remaining requirements to earn the bachelor’s degree. Students must attend Delaware Law on a full-time basis until they have completed their bachelor’s degree. At that time, they may elect to continue their legal studies on either a full- or part-time basis.

Express Admission Program

Widener undergraduates are guaranteed admission to Delaware Law provided they:

  • Submit a completed law school application by April 1 of the calendar year in which they plan to begin law school.
  • Rank in top 50 percent of their class and/or attain a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher in their undergraduate studies
  • Achieve an LSAT score that meets or exceeds the median LSAT score of the most recent entering class at Delaware Law
  • Satisfy all Delaware Law admissions requirements relating to character and fitness

Wilmington University Partnership

Delaware Law offers an express admissions program to students and graduates from Wilmington University

Express Admissions Program

Students are guaranteed admission to Delaware Law School if they:

  • Complete all Wilmington University degree requirements at Wilmington University before enrolling in courses at Delaware Law
  • Earn a cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.5 or higher through time of law school application review.
  • Achieve an LSAT score that meets or exceeds the median LSAT score of the most recent entering class at Delaware Law School.
  • Satisfy Delaware Law’s admission requirements relating to character and fitness
  • Submit a completed application to Delaware Law no later than April 1 of the calendar year in which they plan to begin law school

Students admitted through the Express Admissions Program have the option of attending Delaware Law either full-or part-time.

Merit Scholarship Award

Delaware Law offers a minimum $10,000 merit scholarship to all Wilmington University students who meet the criteria for the Express Admission Program. This award will be renewable provided the student maintains good academic standing at Delaware Law. The award will be subject to any remaining terms and conditions imposed by Delaware Law and will be further outlined at time of acceptance.

Financial Aid

Students who enroll in a Higher Education Partnership Program at Delaware Law are eligible for financial aid.

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