Take advantage of all that the School of Law has to offer as early as your first year.
Undergraduate Students at the University at Buffalo are encouraged to accelerate their course of study by completing their Bachelor of Arts and Juris Doctor in just six years of full-time study, saving students one year’s worth of time and tuition.
Eligible UB students must take the LSAT or GRE no later than January of their junior year and submit the BA/Law J.D. Requirements for Progression Form no later than February 1 of their junior year.
The School of Law has established a BA/JD “3+3” Program with the following academic majors:
For more information on program requirements, consult your academic advisor and the course catalog.
In order to progress to the first-year (1L) School of Law curriculum in what would otherwise be one’s senior year, UB BA/Law J.D. combined degree students must:
To be eligible for matriculation to the School of Law’s J.D. program UB “3+3” BA/JD students must submit the BA/Law J.D. Requirements for Progression Form. The School of Law reserves the right to request and conduct an in-person interview prior to progression to the School of Law curriculum.
In order to submit the Progression Form UB Students should gather the below transcripts and supporting documents:
Important Note: UB BA/Law J.D. combined degree students are not required to apply through the Law School Admission Council (LSAC).
Eligible UB students must take the LSAT or GRE no later than January of their Junior year in order to complete the Progression Form.
The Progression Form must be completed by no later than February 1st of a student's Junior year.
Combined degree students are strongly encouraged to consult regularly with their academic advisor regarding undergraduate curricular requirements.
Students are encouraged to meet with the Office of Admissions for questions concerning the minimum overall GPA requirement, Standardized Test Score requirement, and preparing their progression form. All questions regarding undergraduate core curriculum, departmental, or other academic requirements should be directed to the students’ academic advisor.