Application to the B.A./J.D. Program
Students entering Rutgers University–Camden from high school should
apply to the program after they have been admitted to Rutgers–Camden.
For students already enrolled at Rutgers–Camden and seeking
admission after their first year: apply by September 15 of the sophomore year.
If you would like to apply to the program or ask any
questions, you should contact Dr. Timothy Martin, the coordinator for the B.A./J.D. program
for the Camden College of Arts and Sciences.
Application to the School of Law–Camden
Once enrolled in the Camden College of Arts and
students should meet with Dr. Timothy Martin, the coordinator for the B.A./J.D.
program for the College of Arts and Sciences. To enhance their
opportunity for acceptance, dual-degree students should apply to the
School of Law–Camden for early admission by January 15 of their junior
year, and must complete the
application process required of all applicants to the law school. Students must take the Law School Admission Test (LSAT) by no later than December
their junior year and should achieve a score equal to or exceeding the
LSAT score achieved by students entering the law school in the preceding
The law school will admit students who achieve this score and meet all
admissions requirements; however, failure to achieve the requisite LSAT
will not automatically result in denial of admission to the law school.
In addition, students must present a minimum GPA of 3.4 or its equivalent at
end of their fifth semester at Rutgers–Camden. At least three-fourths
of the College of Arts and Sciences requirements for the bachelor's
degree must be completed before
matriculation at the law school. The law school may require a personal
interview of the applicant.
Applicants to School of Law–Camden from the
program should present evidence of strong analytical and writing skills.
To ensure that they have had opportunities for research, seminar,
study experiences expected of applicants to the law school,
students should complete (1) at least two writing courses beyond basic
writing and (2) an advanced level seminar or independent study in their
field of study no later than their junior year. Additionally, it is
recommended that their prelaw courses include a basic course in each of
American Constitution or system of government, logic, and statistics,
they be proficient in computer use, including at a minimum word
email, and internet research.
Rutgers School of Law–Camden reserves the right to deny admission
to any person who is not deemed of good character and/or has been charged with,
arrested for, or convicted of the violation of any law (other than minor
traffic violations), dismissed, expelled, suspended, or disciplined within
Rutgers University or elsewhere for academic or any other reasons.