Baylor Law's LSAT code is 7165.
Visit lsac.org for LSAT information and for more general information about the law school application process.
Baylor Law accepts LSAT scores from this year and the past five testing years (a testing year runs from June-May) as long as we have received the score by the application deadline.
Baylor Law does not offer an LSAT preparatory program.
This is a personal decision, and there is no one way to study for the LSAT.
No. Although the Admissions Committee will see all of your LSAT scores, they report and review the highest score. However, if there is a large number of cancellations, or if your score changes dramatically, we recommend you include an addendum to provide additional context.
Baylor Law does not charge an application fee.
Spring: early December
Fall Early Decision: early December
Fall Regular Decision: mid-March
There is no minimum score that we require. However, you may look at our 25th, 50th, and 75th percentiles here to see where your scores fall.
The personal statement is an integral part of the application. It is an opportunity for the Admissions Committee to get to know you!
No. Applying to multiple quarters does not hurt your chances. Each application is evaluated separately.
Click here for information for international applicants.
We offer a number of opportunities for optional interviews. Click here for more details.
You may email any member of the admissions team with your addendum.
Email an admissions team member, and we will upload it to your file.
Contact an admissions team member, and we will change your information.
The Admissions Committee makes decisions on a rolling basis. We try to make decisions as quickly as possible. If it has been more than six weeks since your file was completed, please feel free to contact a member of the admissions team.
Your online status checker will indicate whether or not a decision has been made. You will receive your admissions decision via mail, email, and/or via the online status checker.
No. All of our classes are during work hours to ensure that Baylor Law students begin adapting to a regular work schedule.
No. However, there is no quarterly credit requirement apart from the first three quarters and the two quarters of Practice Court.
No. All Baylor Law J.D. classes are offered in the Sheila and Walter Umphrey Law Center in Waco, TX.
Several weeks before the start of each quarter, you will receive information about how to register for classes.
Baylor Law offers a number of experiential learning opportunities. Click here to explore offerings.
Yes. You may apply to as many quarters as you desire.
The Fall class generally has 75-90 students. The Spring and Summer classes each generally have 20-40 students.
We believe the quarter system provides the greatest flexibility and reflects the work life of a legal professional. Click here for more information.
The Admissions Committee reviews files on a rolling basis and tries its best to render prompt decisions. However, in the case that the Committee thinks it may be able to offer a favorable decision further in the cycle, it may hold your file for several months.
Yes, although we appreciate it if you submit your file in a timely fashion.
Additionally, if you are taking the LSAT in a foreign country that has a later LSAT date, we will accept your file after you receive your score.
The Admissions Committee may choose to extend the deadline for any given term.
You are welcome to contact any admissions team member for questions about your file.
You will receive a letter and/or email to the address on file.
Being put on the Waitlist means that the Admissions Committee was impressed with your credentials and would like to admit you to Baylor Law if space becomes available.
If you believe there is relevant or new information the Admissions Committee should know (e.g., new grades, new LSAT score, updated resume, etc.), please feel free to email us with this additional information.
Contacting us periodically to express your interest in remaining on the Waitlist is also acceptable.
No. We do not typically accept deferrals. However, the Admissions Committee may consider reactivation requests on a case-by-case basis. If your reactivation request is granted, we will create an application for you for the future term, and the Admissions Committee will review that file early.
Yes. You may apply for the following year.
Yes. Regardless of other admissions decisions, you may apply to as many quarters as you like. Each file is reviewed individually.
Yes. Baylor Law hosts a two-day mandatory orientation the week before classes begin.
Yes. There are several housing options close to campus. You will receive information on housing options further on in the admission process.
Students may purchase parking permits for the parking lot directly in front of the law school.
Students may also park at McLane Stadium, directly behind the law school, and walk across a bridge to the law school.
You can access the Baylor bus system while Baylor University classes are in session. For more information on the bus system, click here.
Employment is strongly discouraged during the first three quarters and the rigorous two-quarter Practice Court Program.
You may have access to the Student Life Center and other facilities such as the health center, the counseling center, sporting events, and the marina.
For a full list of Baylor Law student organizations, click here.