Application for Admission to The University of Oklahoma College of Law
John B. Turner LL.M. Program Only: Rolling Admission
Updated March 16, 2018

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This application is only for admission to the John B. Turner LL.M. Program.

This application cannot be used for admission to any other college at The University of Oklahoma.

For information about applying to our John B. Turner LL.M. Program, please visit

For information about applying to other colleges at The University of Oklahoma, please visit OU Prospective Student Services at

You must have your first degree in law prior
to attending the John B. Turner LL.M. Program.

Application Fee

There is a nonrefundable $50 application and processing fee. You must pay by check, money order, or credit card; please note that no application will be processed until payment is received. Submit the application, and mail a check to the address given in the payment section. Please e-mail the College of Law LL.M. Program with any questions you have regarding the information required on this form. If you are having technical issues with this form please e-mail or call (405) 325-6603.

Getting Started

To proceed, you will need to provide a username of your choosing, and answer a few introductory questions. You'll be emailed a temporary password that will allow you to begin the on-line application process. You will be able to return to the application at anytime during the application process and review or update information as needed. The final stage of this application process is where you will select a payment method and submit your application. Once it has been submitted, no changes can be made on-line. NOTE: Although the Application Deadline is March 15: Rolling thereafter for Fall or December 15: Rolling thereafter for Spring, the Admissions Committee meets regularly throughout the Fall and Spring semesters and strongly encourages prospective students to complete the application process as soon as possible.


To qualify for admission to the LL.M. program, applicants must have earned their first law degree - LL.B., J.D., or equivalent. Admission is highly selective, and those admitted must have excellent law school records, strong letters of recommendation, proficiency in English, and leadership potential. Although not required, some work or research experience following completion of the first law degree is preferred.

This program does not require the LSAT exam; however, students must be proficient in the English language. International students whose primary language is not English, must submit satisfatory scores on the Test of English as a Foreign Language exam (TOEFL). The preferred TOEFL score is 90 IBT.

The LL.M. Admissions Committee will carefully examine all parts of the application.

Additional Requirements

Submit the following supporting documents as soon as possible by mail to:
       OU College of Law
       John B. Turner LL.M. Program
       Andrew M. Coats Hall
       300 W. TIMBERDELL RD.
       NORMAN OK 73019-5081
  • Personal Statement
    Limit your answer to no more than three double-spaced pages. Please email as an attachment to Be sure to indicate why you wish to earn an LL.M. degree concentrating in energy, natural resources, and indigenous peoples. Additionally, please indicate whether you prefer to concentrate the bulk of your studies in one of these areas.

    In order to ensure the educational benefits of a diverse and active class, the College of Law LL.M. Admissions Committee evaluates applicants on the basis of many factors beyond test scores and grade point averages. Those factors may include, but are not limited to: extracurricular activities, unique work or service experience, demonstrated compassion or leadership potential, a history of overcoming hardship or disadvantage, maturity, exceptional talents or skills, trends or improvement in academic performance, success in a challenging undergraduate environment, and graduate school performance. Please describe any factors you wish the Committee to consider when evaluating your application. You may indicate any circumstances that you believe may have adversely affected your academic performance, including but not limited to: experiencing some hardship or disadvantage (e.g. social, cultural, economic, language, educational, physical), family crisis, excessive employment, medical condition, or military service.

  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae - Please email as an attachment to

  • Other Required Documents - Please mail a certified copy of all college transcripts, graduate and undergraduate, and any other supporting documents to the address above. All foreign transcripts must be evaluated.

  • Please pay the Application Fee by check, money order, or credit card.

Admissions Decisions

The LL.M. Admissions Committee plans to mail and email admissions decisions as quickly as possible. Admissions are on a rolling basis. Though the program offers a rolling admission policy, students should submit supporting documents as soon as possible to receive priority review.