On-Campus LLM FAQs

  • You are welcome to schedule a virtual meeting with an LLM admissions representative. If you would like to arrange for an in-person visit, please contact LLMinfo@northeastern.edu.

  • Yes. The LLM program at Northeastern Law requires two prerequisites:

    1. A first professional law degree (LLB, JD or equivalent) before the start of the LLM program.
    2. Evidence of English proficiency sufficient enough to be successful in advanced legal studies.
  • Potentially. If you plan to earn your first professional law degree before the start of our LLM program, then you can apply to our LLM program during your final year of law school/law studies. We would review your application documents (including your marks for the years of law school/law studies you have completed) and if you are admitted to the LLM program it would be provisionally/conditionally pending completion of your LLB or JD and the receipt of your final law school transcript with degree conferred.

  • Eligibility to sit for a state bar exam is ultimately determined by that state jurisdiction. You are encouraged to determine the requirements for any jurisdiction in which you intend to seek admission by contacting the jurisdiction. Contact information for all relevant agencies in the United States is available through the National Conference of Bar Examiners.

  • Our On-Campus LLM program offers a fall start date in September.

  • Yes. All LLM applicants are considered for an LLM tuition scholarship. There is no additional application required and all applicants are considered at the time their application is reviewed by the LLM Admissions Committee. Tuition scholarships are generally based on the academic and professional credentials of the applicant.