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Applying to the Legal Studies Program

Applying to a Legal Studies program at Delaware Law is easy.

Application Deadline:

August 1st for the fall semester;
December 1st for the spring semester
May 1st for the summer semester (session one);
June 15th for the summer semester (session two)

Applications may be submitted after the stated deadlines, however, we encourage you to apply early to ensure timely processing of your application.

Application Steps

  • Apply easily online.
  • Request that your high school, college, or university forward an official transcript of your academic record. If you have earned a bachelor’s degree, send only your official college transcript. To verify the transcripts are official, they need to be sent:
    1. Via email directly from the school to [email protected] or
    2. Via mail directly from the school to Legal Studies Admissions, Delaware Law School, 4601 Concord Pike, Wilmington, DE 19803. 
  • A personal interview with an advisor is strongly recommended for all transfer students. Please submit your application and an advisor will contact you shortly.
  • Factors considered in the admission process include the following required materials to be submitted with your application:
    • proof of high school completion
    • college transcripts (if any)
      • Please direct e-transcripts to [email protected].
      • For paper transcripts, mail to:  
        Legal Studies Admissions
        Polishook Hall
        4601 Concord Pike
        Wilmington, DE 19803
    • one letter of recommendation
    • personal statement (essay concerning why you wish to pursue your chosen degree program and how you think this degree will further your professional and personal goals, 1-2 pages, single-spaced)

SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION TODAY!  You will be directed to Widener University’s application portal. When you start your application, choose the application type: "Continuing Studies."

Attention Transfer Students! Please review our Policies for Transfer Students.

The application steps are illustrated below:

Step One:
Application Process Step 1

Step Two:
Application Process Step 2

Step Three:
Application Process Step 3

Step Four:
Application Process Step 4

Step Five:
Application Process Step 5

Step Six:
Application Process Step 6

Have questions before you apply? Please contact us and we will be happy to assist you.

Contact Information

Delaware Law School
Graduate, International, Compliance, and Legal Studies
Email: [email protected]
+1 302.477.2780 telephone
+1 302.477.2067 fax