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Applications are submitted externally through the UVic website.
To be considered for entry into first year regular applicants must:
1. Admission decisions are mainly based on your pre-law academic record and LSAT score.
2. Law School Admission Test (LSAT) score should be written no later than the January test date.
3. If your first language is not English and you have not completed a minimum of three full academic years of post-secondary study that was taught and assessed in English, you must submit your Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) results.
Minimum score requirements:
Applicants who do not meet these TOEFL minimums will not normally be admitted to the Faculty of Law.
4. Information about qualification for admission under the Indigenous category can be found here.
5. It is also possible to apply to the program as a "Special Access" applicant. To qualify under this category, your academic achievements must have been significantly delayed, interrupted or adversely affected by: physical, cultural or economic factors; or family or similar responsibilities and the need to attend to these responsibilities or to maintain employment. For more details, click here.
6. Upper-year admissions to the Law Degree may be available for students from other law schools or with foreign law degrees. The number of students admitted to upper-year seats is determined by the number of available places in upper-level courses. Click here for more information.
7. For answers to "Frequently Asked Questions about Admission to UVic Law" click here.
Applicants also have to satisfy UVic's institution admission requirements as listed below.
One of the following (minimum scores):
Verify with the institution directly
For students directly entering an undergraduate program after high school, admission is based on four academic courses.
English Language Requirement - You must have proficiency in English at a level suitable for your desired program.
Information on admission requirements for BC post-secondary transfer students can be found here.
Information on admission requirements for transfer students can be found on this page by selecting 'transferring from another college or university' and select the type of institution you are transferring from.
Training in a program like this one can lead to different careers. Related occupations are presented to show potential career options, not definite outcomes.
Follow the links to learn more about these careers on WorkBC's career profiles.