Admission Requirements

  1. All applicants must have been awarded a baccalaureate degree prior to attending law school classes. The degree must be awarded from a college or university that, at the time of the applicant’s graduation, appeared on the approved list of any U.S. standard regional or national accrediting agency or association certified by the U.S. Department of Education.
  2. Submission of the online application form.
  3. Submission of the non-refundable application fee ($50) via PayPal or U.S. mail. Your application is not complete until your application fee is received.
  4. Submission of original copies of all certified official undergraduate (including junior college), graduate and law school transcripts to:

    Registrar
    Birmingham School of Law
    231 22nd Street South
    Birmingham, AL 35233
    (205) 322-6122
    (205) 322-2822 (fax)

  5. Letter of recommendation, personal statement, and items listed in the application.

BSL reviews applicants’ academic records and employment history in determining acceptance.

BSL does not require an LSAT score as part of the application unless your degree is from a country foreign to the United States. We do recommend that students with minimal work experience and a recent undergraduate degree with a GPA below 2.75 submit an LSAT score. Applicants should include a detailed work history.

For more information, see the Student Handbook.