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Oxford Admissions Requirements

The Program is open to students in good standing at any law school approved by the American Bar Association, and to graduates of an approved law school. For current non-OU students, applications for admission should be accompanied by a letter from the dean of the law school at which one is presently enrolled stating that he or she is in good standing. Practicing attorneys should present evidence of having graduated from an approved law school.

Frequently Asked Questions

Will course credit transfer?

The University of Oklahoma College of Law became a member of the Association of American Law Schools in 1911, and has been on the approved list of the American Bar Association since this list was first published in 1923. ABA and AALS requirements will be met. Law schools whose students have attended previous sessions have regularly approved the transfer of credits for the courses taken by their students through the OU Oxford Summer Program. Acceptance of any credit or grade for any course taken in the Program is subject to determination by the student's home school.

What are the application and payment deadlines?

Applications will open on November 28, 2023.  For OU students, find the application on The Courtyard.  For non-OU students, please contact Becky Lucas at for a link to an application.

Applications must be submitted on or before April 1, 2023 and will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Applications must be accompanied by a $500 deposit. If a student is not accepted, this deposit will be refunded. The deposit will not be refunded if the student is accepted into the Program and does not attend for any reason (unless canceled due to the worldwide pandemic). Checks should be made payable to the University of Oklahoma.

The balance of all costs (minus the $500 deposit) will be billed to each student in May 2023. Please access the OU Bursar's website for all applicable payment deadlines.

Trinity College will allocate rooms for students on June 1, 2023 (tentative). Students withdrawing from the Program after June 1, 2023 will be charged a cancelation fee of $5,000.

Is there a cancellation or refund policy?

This Program is not subject to cancelation for insufficient enrollment or any other reason that OU can independently remedy. The program may be canceled by Trinity College or by OU due to the presence of foreign military operations impacting the United States or the United Kingdom, or terrorism events (see government guidelines), Acts of God, or a major disaster affecting the UK or the Oxford area particularly, or similar cause (for example, see world-wide pandemic during summers 2020 and 2021). See the U.S. State Department Travel Information for the refund policy in the event Oxford is declared an “Area of Instability” or becomes subject to a Travel Warning. In addition, the Program Director(s) shall use their best efforts to arrangement for each student who has enrolled to attend a similar program, if the student so desires, in case of cancelation. If the Program is canceled in advance, all money advanced by the student shall be refunded within twenty (20) days after the date of cancelation. The College of Law has never canceled its Summer Program at Oxford, except with mutual agreement with Oxford University, and as dictated by government action during the worldwide pandemic in summers 2020 and 2021.

If significant changes are made in the course offerings or other aspects of the Program, those changes will be communicated promptly to any applicant who has paid a deposit or registered for the Program, and an opportunity will be provided for that person to withdraw and obtain a full refund of all monies paid.   

Thank you for your interest in applying to OU Law

Please select your program of interest to learn more about the application process.

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