Application for Admission to The University of Oklahoma College of Law
M.L.S. Program Only (Fall Admission Application Deadline: March 15: Rolling thereafter)
(Spring Admission Application Deadline: December 15: Rolling thereafter)
Updated July 01, 2016

* * * Please Read Before Applying * * *

This application is for admission to the M.L.S. Program only.

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

For information about applying to our M.L.S. 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 a bachelor's degree from an accredited college
or university prior to attending the OU College of Law.

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 M.L.S. 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) 322-5338.

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: The OU College of Law offers rolling admissions for the M.L.S program. The Admissions Committee meets regularly and should render a decision within 2-4 weeks after it is submitted. Please have all applications submitted by August 1 for the Fall start or January 1 for the Spring start.


To qualify for admission to the M.L.S. program, applicants must have earned a bachelors degree. Admission is highly selective, and those admitted must have excellent academic records, strong letters of recommendation, and leadership potential.

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 600 paper-based, 250 computer-based, or 100 internet-based.

The M.L.S. 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
       M.L.S. Program
       Andrew M. Coats Hall
       300 W. TIMBERDELL RD.
       NORMAN OK 73019-5081
  • Personal Statement
    Limit your answer to no more than one double-spaced page or 500 words. Please email as an attachment to Describe your career/academic experience to date, your future goals and how obtaining the M.L.S. degree will help you achieve those goals. (500 words or less)

  • Letters of Recommendation (optional)
    Letter acknowledging your application and recommendation for the program from your manager, a work colleague, or a former professor. (Must be on corporate letterhead)

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

  • Other Required Documents - Please mail or email 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 M.L.S. Admissions Committee plans to mail and email admissions decisions by early March, but admissions may continue until the start of fall classes. Applicants are urged to submit the on-line application as soon as possible. The program offers a rolling admission policy, but students should submit supporting documents as soon as possible to receive priority review for August enrollment.