• Earned or will earn a bachelor’s degree from accredited college or university prior to your enrollment
  • Taken one of the following tests:
    • Law School Admission Test (LSAT) or
    • Graduate Record Examinations Test (GRE)


To decide who to accept into Seattle U Law, the Admissions Committee considers three primary factors:

  1. Performance on LSAT or GRE
  2. Undergraduate academic record
  3. Personal and professional accomplishments


  • At least two evaluators review each application
  • Candidates’ statistical profile weighs heavily
  • However, we weigh all factors, including:
    • exceptional professional achievements
    • outstanding community service, and/or
    • particular talents that will contribute to the law school community

Bar admittance

  • To become a practicing attorney, you must graduate from law school and be admitted to a bar in a particular jurisdiction.
  • In addition to an examination, each bar has character and fitness reviews for candidates.
  • We encourage you to determine the requirements for any bar jurisdiction for which you intend to seek admission.

Nondiscrimination policy

  • Seattle University School of Law embraces a wholly nondiscriminatory admission policy and philosophy.
  • We welcome applications from all persons without regard to age, gender, race, religion, national origin, marital status, sexual or political orientation, or disability.
  • Read our complete Nondiscrimination policy

Contact Admission

Seattle University School of Law
901 12th Avenue, Sullivan Hall
Seattle, WA 98122-1090
Phone: 206-398-4200
Toll-free: 800-471-1767