Advanced-standing JD applicants: If you have completed or are in the process of completing a law degree that meets educational requirements to practice law or seek licensure in a jurisdiction outside the U.S., you are eligible to apply to our JD program with advanced standing. Learn more about applying as an advanced standing applicant, including the on-line advanced standing application and requirements. To apply, use our online advanced standing application.
Transfer JD applicants: If you have recently completed or are in the process of successfully completing 22 units at an ABA-accredited law school, you are eligible to apply as a transfer applicant to Indiana Law. Learn more about applying as a transfer applicant, including the on-line transfer application and requirements. To apply, use our online transfer application.
International applicants: If your first language is not English and your undergraduate degree was obtained outside of the United States, you must include results of the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) with your application materials.
Addendum: If you believe the admissions committee would benefit from an explanation about part of your application, you should submit an addendum. This optional essay will usually explain problems with, or unusual aspects of, your application. You may also submit an addendum describing any significant adversity you have experienced which may have limited your educational opportunities or negatively affected your academic performance.
Financial Aid: All admitted applicants are automatically considered for merit awards; no separate application is required. U.S. citizens or U.S. permanent residents who wish to subsidize their legal education using federal loans should complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), which can be found at studentaid.gov. The Federal School Code for Indiana University Bloomington is 001809.