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Now is an exciting and promising time to go to law school. It is our pleasure to introduce you to Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University. Our superb location lies in the heart of the nation's most dynamic legal marketplaces. Our unique Path to Practice combines the solid foundation of a traditional legal education with a distinctive skills curriculum. We invite you to consider how useful and diverse a JD degree can be. Come visit our campus, attend a first-year class, and speak with members of the law school community. Discover the distinct advantages that make Pace the ideal choice for many students. 

New JD Students
Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University enrolls two classes each year: one in the Fall, beginning in August, and one in the Spring, beginning in January. Students may choose between a full-time day program and a part-time day program. Pace's Accelerated Program allows students to graduate within two and a half years, instead of the traditional three-year curriculum. International applicants who hold a first degree in law (LL.B.) or equivalent from a foreign institution (non-U.S.) may apply to the Two-Year JD for International Lawyers.

Transfer/Visiting Students
Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University accepts transfer and visiting students from other ABA-approved law schools. Students must submit a formal application for consideration.


Joint Degree Students
Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University offers a variety of Joint Degrees, allowing students to further explore other areas of interest. A joint degree gives students the marketplace-desired expertise to become an asset in the ever-growing and demanding work force.

How to Apply
Our admissions process is paperless. You must apply electronically to Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University through LSAC. You will need to register with the Credential Assembly Service if you have not already done so. Please call LSAC at 215-968-1393 for help. For detailed application instructions, please click here.

Visit Pace Law
The Office of Admissions offers campus tours with our Student Mentors. Class viewings are also available. To schedule a campus visit, please use our online request form.

Financial Aid
Financing a legal education is an important step in your application process. Pace's Office of Student Assistance is here to help you with all of your financial aid needs. Financial Aid 101 provides an overview of your financial options.

We invite you to learn more by exploring our online Viewbook and scheduling a visit to our campus. Please contact our Admissions Staff at (914) 422-4210 or admissions@law.pace.edu with any questions you may have.      

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