2019-2020 Admissions Calendar

September–November

SeptemberNovember: Fall recruitment season

September 1: Applicants may begin to submit applications to the J.D. program

October 1: Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) forms may be submitted to the government, if applying for financial aid

October 28: Last LSAT administration date that meets the Early Decision Plan deadline

November 1: Last GRE administration date that meets the Early Decision Plan deadline

November 15: Early Decision Plan application deadline

January–February

January 13: Last LSAT administration date that meets Columbia Law School’s regular admission deadline

February 1: Last GRE administration date that meets Columbia Law School's regular admission deadline

February 15: Financial aid application deadline

February 15: Regular Decision Plan deadline

May–July

May 1: Enrollment deposit deadline

May 5: Housing application deadline

June 1: Deferral request deadline

July 15: Transfer/Visiting student application deadline for fall term

 

Office of J.D. Admissions

J.D. Admissions maintains an open door policy. Admissions representatives are available to meet you on a call-in or walk-in basis during regular business hours: Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. No appointment is necessary