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LSAT and GPA Questions

  1. What are the minimum acceptance criteria for the Program? 
  2. What are the average GPA and LSAT scores for the incoming class?
  3. Are there cut-offs with respect to LSAT and GPA scores? 
  4. What is the latest date that an applicant can write the LSAT? 
  5. Do you consider only the highest LSAT score achieved? 
  6. What is considered with respect to GPA? 
     

What are the minimum acceptance criteria for the Program?

The Canadian & American Dual J.D. Program's Admissions Committee considers seven criteria - Grade Point Average and University Program; Work Experience; Community Involvement; Personal Accomplishments; Career Objectives; Personal Considerations; and Law School Admissions Test Score.

Of these seven criteria, in reviewing applications, the Committee places greater weight on the applicants' Grade Point Average and Law School Admission Test Score.

Are there cut-offs with respect to LSAT and GPA scores?

There are no cut-offs for the dual J.D. program with respect to these scores.
 

What are the average LSAT and GPA scores for the incoming class?

For 2012/2013, the incoming class had an average LSAT score of 159 and an average GPA of 3.1

What is the latest date that an applicant can write the LSAT?

February is the latest date in which to write the LSAT in order to submit your complete application by the April 15th deadline.

Do you consider only the highest LSAT score achieved?

The Admissions Committee considers all the applicants' LSAT scores but we are required to report the highest LSAT score to the ABA.

What is considered with respect to GPA?

The Admissions Committee considers the applicant's cumulative GPA score. However, if the applicant scored significantly higher in the later years of his/her course of study, then this will also be considered by the Committee.