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School of Law
1045 W. Maple St.
Robert A. Leflar Law Center
Waterman Hall
University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, AR 72701

Phone: (479) 575-5601

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Transfer Students

A law student who has completed one year of legal studies with satisfactory scholarship in a law school accredited by the American Bar Association is eligible to be considered for transfer to the University of Arkansas School of Law.

The amount of transfer credit to be granted will depend on the quality of performance and the relation of completed courses to this school’s program. A maximum of 30 credits may be accepted for transfer credit. Credit or units only (not grades) are transferable. Credits will not be accepted for any course or other work in which a grade below 2.0 or equivalent is given at another law school.

Failure to disclose attendance at another college or law school or expulsion or suspension is sufficient grounds to require withdrawal from the School of Law.

Transfer Application Requirements

  1. A completed JD Transfer Electronic Application
  2. A current Credential Assembly Service (CAS) report
  3. A letter from the dean of the applicant’s current law school indicating class rank and certifying that the applicant is in good standing and eligible to continue study (must be sent directly from the current law school to the Office of Admissions)
  4. An official law school transcript showing all courses and grades (must be sent directly from the current law school to the Office of Admissions)

All correspondence concerning the transfer application should be directed to the Office of Admissions. For more information about the transfer admissions process, contact the Office of Admissions at 479-575-3102 or lawadmit@uark.edu.

Accelerated J.D. for Foreign-Trained Lawyers

The School of Law also invites graduates of foreign law schools to apply for our Accelerated J.D. program. We will admit up to 10 qualified applicants each year to this program. In the discretion of the program’s admissions committee, Accelerated J.D. candidates will receive up to thirty hours of credit for completion of a degree from an accredited law school that would qualify the applicant to practice law in the applicant’s country.

School of Law

1045 W. Maple St.
Robert A. Leflar Law Center
Waterman Hall
University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, AR 72701

Phone: (479) 575-5601

Law School Directory

University of Arkansas School of Law