• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
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Overview

Features of the Juris Doctor - Trial Advocacy at Liberty University

 Begin your trial skills training in your second year and engage in more intense training through the trial team program. You will gain the skills to conduct a full jury trial, exploring the philosophy and strategies involved in dealing with juries.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • Applications reviewed on a rolling basis.
    • Submit all application materials by April 1 for international applicants applying for a student visa.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description

      Degree must be completed within 7 years.

  • Credits
    90 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Evidence
  • Lawyering Skills 
  • Trial Advocacy
  • Advanced Trial Advocacy or Trial Team
  • Federal Jurisdiction

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • To be admitted to Liberty’s J.D. program, you’ll need a bachelor’s degree from an institution that is accredited by an accrediting agency recognized by the Department of Education. 
  • One letter of recommendation is required, addressing your academic performance and abilities, preferably from a faculty advisor or professor in your major field of study. If you have been out of school for several years or have served in the military, a letter from an employer or commanding officer is appropriate.
  • Applicants are encouraged to submit a current résumé with the Application for Admission form. Your résumé should include your work experience, honors, awards, extracurricular activity, and community service.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    36782 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 36782 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    36782 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 36782 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Lynchburg

  • 942 - 1540 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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