Admissions Process

Juris Doctor Degree Program

Fill Out An Application
Complete an application for admission online at tls.edu/apply or in-person by visiting the Trinity Law School campus. Incomplete applications will not be considered. In addition to the application, applicants are advised to promptly complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

LSAT
J.D. Applicants are directed to complete the Law School Admission Test (LSAT), a standardized examination designed to assess law school candidates' potential for success in legal study. Applicants who have not yet taken the LSAT are still encouraged to apply. Those without an LSAT or who score below 145 may be eligible for a specialized track called the Flex Track. The Flex Track includes a separate set of academic support components.

Transcripts

Transcripts must be sent directly to Trinity Law School by the issuing school or provided through the Law School Admission Council's (LSAC) Credential Assembly Service to be considered official. 

Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended are required for all J.D. applicants. 

Recommendations
Two recommendations are required for all applicants.  These recommendations may be from professors, instructors, or professional associates who can comment on the candidate's character and potential for success in legal study. Recommendations must be sent directly to Trinity Law School from the recommenders or provided through LSAC's Credential Assembly Service.

Personal Statement
All applicants are required to submit a personal statement. The personal statement should address why the applicant desires to study law, particularly at Trinity Law School. Also, the applicant should address all professional and personal goals for the future, as well as any factors that may have affected academic success in the past.

Interviews
Applicants will be required to interview with the Admissions Office prior to an admission decision. The Admissions Office will contact the applicant to schedule the interview.

Acceptance and Notification
As soon as the decision is made, the applicant will be promptly notified by the Admissions Office concerning their application to study law at Trinity Law School. If an applicant is accepted to the law school, they will also be advised of all the future dates and requirements for matriculation.

Master of Legal Studies Degree Program

Fill Out An Application
Complete an application for admission online at tls.edu/apply or in-person by visiting the Trinity Law School campus. Incomplete applications will not be considered. In addition to the application, applicants are advised to promptly complete the FAFSA.

Transcripts
Official transcripts from colleges and universities at which bachelor degrees or higher were earned are required for MLS applicants.

Recommendations
Two recommendations are required for all applicants. These recommendations may be from professors, instructors, or professional associates who can comment on the candidate's character and potential for success in legal study. Recommendations must be sent directly to Trinity Law School from the recommenders.

Personal Statement
All applicants are required to submit a personal statement that is part of the admissions application. The personal statement should address why the applicant desires to study at Trinity Law School and all professional and personal goals for the future.

Interviews
Applicants will be required to interview with the Admissions Office prior to an admission decision. The Admissions Office will contact the applicant to schedule the interview.

Acceptance and Notification
As soon as the decision is made, the applicant will be promptly notified by the Admissions Office concerning their application to study law at Trinity Law School. If an applicant is accepted to the law school, they will also be advised of all the future dates and requirements for matriculation.