International applicants may have additional application requirements, in addition to the requirements noted below. Click here for information.
International students must be proficient in the English language. International students whose primary language is not English must submit satisfactory scores on the Test of English as a Foreign Language exam (TOEFL). The preferred TOEFL score is 600 paper-based, 250 computer-based, or 100 internet-based.
International applicants must provide documentation of residency. If the applicant has a passport, he or she must submit a clear copy of the biographic page and expiration date. If dependents will accompany the applicant to OU, clear copies of the dependents’ passport biographic pages and expiration dates must also be provided, along with marriage and birth certificate(s), as applicable, to verify family relationships. If the applicant is currently residing in the U.S., a copy of the page from his or her passport showing a current U.S. visa must be submitted.
Financial Support Documentation
International students must submit financial documentation to verify their financial resources, such as a bank statement(s) less than 90 days old showing the total amount of financial support available. If the bank account is not in the student’s name, include a letter from the account holder verifying that he or she will be supporting the student. If the bank statement does not show the money in U.S. dollars, please include a conversion of the balance in U.S. dollars. If the student is being supported by a government, business or organization, the student must provide a letter less than 90 days old stating the U.S. dollar amount of support.
Transfer Eligibility & Requirements:
To be eligible to transfer to OU Law with advanced standing, you must:
- complete at least one full year of study in an ABA-accredited law school; OU Law will only accept course credits in which a student earned a C or better
- successfully complete at least 60 hours at OU Law
To apply for transfer admission with advanced standing, the applicant must submit an application form through the LSAC website. Application materials include:
- $50 nonrefundable application and processing fee
- Personal statement indicating your reasons for wanting to transfer to OU Law
- Two letters of recommendation (optional)
- LSAC Credential Assembly Service Report
- Transcript and class rank from current law school
- Class rank from current law school
- A letter from the dean or registrar indicating you are in good academic standing and eligible to transfer
Applicants who have been dismissed from another law school for scholastic deficiency will not be considered for admission.
If you need an application fee waiver to assist in applying for transfer to OU Law, please contact Autumn Lockett at email@example.com.
Application Deadline & Notification Timeline:
Students applying to transfer for the fall semester may process their transfer application from March 15 to June 30. Spring transfer applicants may process their application from Sept. 1 to Dec. 1 and are notified in December.