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Application Process

The OU College of Law is looking for professionals who need additional legal training. If this describes you and you have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution, please follow the below steps to apply. 


If you have any questions, please contact us and someone will be in touch shortly.

1. Online Application

Click here to access the online application
Create and validate your account, then begin the application.

2. Standardized Tests (No GRE Required - Only TOEFL for INTL Applicants)

Successful applicants will have an official TOEFL score of 600 on the paper-based test (250 on the computer, 100 on the internet-based test) or higher. Scores must be sent directly from the Educational Testing Service. (Code: 6879)

3. Additional Documents

Please submit via email at

  • Resume
  • Personal Statement – Describe your career experience to date, your future goals and how obtaining the M.L.S. degree will help you achieve those goals. (500 words or less)
  • Letter of Recommendation (Optional) – Letter acknowledging your application and recommendation for the program from your manager, a work colleague, or a former professor. (Must be on corporate letterhead)

4. Official Transcripts

Submit your transcript from every college attended. Request all institution(s) to email (preferred) or mail your official documentation using contact information below. Electronic submission is preferred.

OU College of Law 
M.L.S. Program 
Andrew M. Coats Hall 
300 West Timberdell Road 
Norman, OK 73019-4076


5. Application Fee

$50 domestic applicants/$100 international applicants 
Once this information is submitted, OU College of Law uses a rolling admissions process to evaluate each candidate. Prospective students should expect to be contacted within 2 business days of their finalized application regarding next steps. After that, the application will be presented to the Admissions Committee, and students should expect to hear back within two weeks regarding their application to the M.L.S. program.

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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