JD Admissions


As one of Canada's leading law schools, the Peter A. Allard School of Law attracts some of the brightest minds across the country and around the globe.  Our students are academically outstanding and intellectually curious, and our faculty members are passionate, innovative and internationally recognized. 

Each year the Allard School of Law admits approximately 180 students to first-year law, for a total population in the Juris Doctor (J.D.) program of around 550 students. The J.D. is a three-year program with a compulsory first-year curriculum and broad course selection available in second and third years.

There are several degree-granting admissions categories: Regular, Discretionary, Indigenous, Transfer and Advanced Standing. There is also one non-degree category: Visiting (Letter of Permission).