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Juris Doctor

Loyola University New Orleans

36 months
Duration
42840 USD/year
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About

The full-time curriculum is sequenced over a period of six semesters of resident study; this is a minimum time frame, and the Juris Doctor program at the Loyola University New Orleans may not be completed by acceleration in two and one half years. 

Overview

The full-time day Juris Doctor program at the Loyola University New Orleans has two curricular tracks:

  • Civil law, geared for students who will practice in Louisiana or other civil law or mixed tradition jurisdictions.
  • Common law, geared for students who are likely to practice in other states or other common law jurisdictions.

Full-time first-year students will be scheduled by the administration in required foundational courses totaling 15 hours in the first semester and 14 hours in the second semester. The Juris Doctor program is offered by Loyola University New Orleans.

Part-time students

  • The part-time evening program offers one curricular track: civil law.
  • The part-time day program offers a common law or civil law track.

The part-time curriculum is sequenced over a period of eight semesters of resident study.

Part-time first-year students will be scheduled by the administration in required foundational courses totaling 12 hours in the first semester and 11 hours in the second semester.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Conventional Obligations I or Contracts 
  • Torts 
  • Civil Procedure 
  • Criminal Law
  • Lawyering 
  • Constitutional Law
  • Successions or Trusts and Estates
  • Evidence
  • Civil Law Property II or Elective 
  • Constitutional Criminal Procedure
  • Business Organizations I
  • Sales and Leases or Elective
  • Louisiana Donations and Trust or Elective 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

90 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Admission to Loyola's College of Law is competitive, based on the applicant’s undergraduate academic record, score on the Law School Admissions test (LSAT), and personal statement. 

A complete file consists of the following:

  • A completed application through Law School Admissions Council
  • A Law School Admissions Test (LSAT) score.
  • A complete report which includes all prior undergraduate transcripts sent by the Law School Admissions Council (LSAC) to Loyola College of Law Admissions office.
  • A personal statement.
  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university (or three fourths of a bachelor’s degree if applying for our Early Admission Program, see below).
  • Two letters of recommendation. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    42840 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 42840 USD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    42840 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 42840 USD per year during 36 months.
  • In-State

    42840 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 42840 USD per year during 36 months.
  •  $ 32130 per year for part time students

Living costs for New Orleans

1125 - 2151 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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