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It is your responsibility as an applicant to ensure that the Office of Admissions receives all required materials to complete your file. However, as a courtesy, we will keep your online status checker current so that you'll know if items are missing from your application. We will need your e-mail address to communicate with you throughout the admissions process, and so we ask that you notify us immediately if your e-mail address changes.

Required Elements

  • E-Application
    • $75 application fee paid electronically prior to submitting E-App; if applying using a paper application, fee should be paid by check
    • Resume or a comprehensive listing of your activities, accomplishments, and awards
    • Personal statement (double-spaced, no less than 10-point font). This should be no more than four total pages for the required questions and no more than four additional pages for the optional questions for a possible total length of eight pages.
    • Complete responses (and explanatory statements, if applicable) to all "Conduct, Character, and Fitness" questions.
  • Credential Assembly Service Report with LSAT score
    • All undergraduate, graduate, and professional transcripts should be sent to LSAC
    • A minimum of 2 Letters of Recommendation (maximum of three) should be sent to LSAC
  • Supplemental Application (available once all other materials have been received and processed)

International applicants will also need to submit the following

  • Residency Status Supplemental Form (PDF) (for non-US citizens seeking to show a capacity to establish and maintain a domicile in North Carolina; if you are claiming residency in North Carolina, you must also submit the North Carolina residency form)
  • TOEFL or IELTS Score (for international applicants whose native language is not English; this requirement will be waived if you received an undergraduate or master's degree from a U.S. university)
  • JD CAS Evaluation (for international applicants who have undergraduate work completed outside of the United States)
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