How to Apply

A decision to earn a legal education is rewarding. We are pleased that you are considering New York Law School (NYLS) as a place to study law. The Admissions team is eager to work with you every step of the way and have provided you with a check list to get your application started.

 check Create a Law School Admissions Council (LSAC) account
 check Prepare and register for the LSAT
 check Complete a NYLS application. The application is FREE!
 check Along with your application you are also required to submit the following:

  • Personal Statement (2 pages maximum)
  • Résumé
  • Letter(s) of Recommendation (minimum 1, maximum 3)
  • Supporting documents if you answered affirmatively on the character and fitness portion in the application.
 check Once your application is submitted and received by NYLS, you will receive an e-mail from our office, confirming receipt and providing you with information on how to log-in and check the status of your application.

You are welcome to check the status of your application at any time. In addition, all decisions will be communicated through our online status checker. Once you have been admitted, a separate username and password will be provided to you in order to access our admitted student portal.