How to Apply

How to Apply

Admission to the program is based on the following criteria:

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher

Applicants with undergraduate GPAs lower than 3.0 may be required by the Graduate Admissions Committee to submit GRE or LSAT scores with their applications

  • 18 undergraduate credits in the social sciences, including undergraduate statistics
  • Personal statement
  • Relevant letters of recommendation

In addition to submitting an application to the Office of Admissions at John Jay College, students are also required to submit an application to the Office of Admissions at CUNY School of Law.

Students must be accepted into both programs in order to be a part of the dual-degree program.


For any questions regarding the John Jay admissions process, contact: 

Office of Graduate Admissions

Additional information about the CUNY Law School admissions process is available at (a