Applying to Santa Clara Law

You’ve decided to join us at Santa Clara Law. We believe you’ve made a smart decision to invest in your future as a lawyer who leads, and we’ll help you every step of the way. From applying to registering for classes to finding the right career opportunities when graduation approaches, we’re here to help.

Pre-Application Checklist

If you’ve already registered for CAS (required to complete your application), applying to Santa Clara Law takes just a few minutes. Here’s what you’ll need to successfully complete your application.

  1. For Fall 2023 admission, take the LSAT or GRE by January 2023.
  2. Register with CAS if you haven’t done so. Most students do this when they register to take the LSAT, but you can do it before if you want. Learn more over at the official CAS site.
  3. Submit a 1-3 page personal statement.
  4. When you register with CAS, you’ll have the opportunity to upload your resume and submit letters of recommendation.This is optional but highly recommended.

Please contact an Admissions counselor for more information about attending Santa Clara Law.

Calendar Dates and Deadlines

Here are important dates related to your Santa Clara Law application.

  • November 1, 2022: Early Action Deadline (non-binding; file must be complete by November 30)
  • December 31, 2022: Priority Deadline for Tech Edge JD and Public Interest JD applications
  • January 2023: Last recommended LSAT or GRE test date for the 2023 application cycle. Check the LSAC website for other test dates and to register.
  • February 15, 2023: Priority Deadline for regular decision

Please contact an Admissions counselor for more information about attending Santa Clara Law.

Application Status

Checking on your application status is easy. After you’ve applied, simply click the button below to get the latest information about the status of your application:

Any Other Questions?

If you ever have questions about the application process, your specific application, or anything else related to this process, don’t worry. Our admissions specialists can respond and help you with any step along the way.

Contact us by emailing lawadmissions@scu.edu, calling (408) 554-5048.