Baylor2 Law Program

Each year, Baylor Law selects six highly-talented freshmen to join the Baylor2 Law Program. This program guarantees admission into Baylor Law provided students meet the academic criteria. Selection into the program carries with it a $40,000 scholarship ($10,000 per year for for years of undergraduate study at Baylor University) and a full-tuition scholarship toward a Baylor Law School degree.

Interested students should apply for the program. Finalists are selected to attend an interview day to compete for a spot in the program.

Date

Friday, January 24, 2020 
(Application will open August 1)

Who Should Apply

The Baylor2 Law Program is designed for students with an interest in attending law school who have scored 1360 or above on the SAT (math and critical reading) or a 30 or above on the ACT. Scores may be superscored between the same tests.

Requirements for Consideration

Students interested in applying for the Baylor2 Law Program should follow these steps:

  1. Submit a completed admission file to Baylor University by November 1 and select "Pre-Law" (not Pre-Law Interest) as your desired pre-professional track on the application. Your goBAYLOR account will show you what is needed to complete your application file. You must complete your file by the November 1 deadline to qualify for the interview day.
  2. Submit the Baylor2 Law Program application by November 11 (9:00 a.m. CST). The application requires you to upload your resume and answer two essay questions in 500 words or less (each): 
    • Why are you interested in attending Baylor University and Baylor Law School?
    • Discuss why you are interested in a career in the legal profession.

Requirements During Undergraduate Program

Selected students must meet these requirements for admission to Baylor Law School:

  • Maintain 3.6 cumulative GPA in Baylor undergraduate courses
  • Score at least 162 on the LSAT exam
  • Matriculate to Baylor Law School within 6 years of matriculating at Baylor University
  • Meet general admission and character and fitness requirements for law school admission
  • Contribute to the Pre-Law community while enrolled as an undergraduate student in a manner which will be outlined upon matriculation to Baylor University

The Schedule

You can expect to be on campus from about 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. In addition to your interview, you will:

  • Tour Baylor Law School
  • Attend a panel discussion with current Pre-Law and Baylor Law students
  • Learn more about financial aid
  • Eat lunch with current students and faculty

How You'll Be Notified

A committee of representatives from Baylor Pre-Law and Baylor Law School will select finalists for the program. These candidates will be invited to campus for an interview day on January 24, 2020. If selected to interview, you will be asked to complete a registration form by November 20, 2019. Please do not make travel arrangements until you receive a formal confirmation email by November 22, 2019.

Deadlines & Important Dates

Complete Admission File Deadline November 1
Baylor2 Law Program Application Deadline November 11 (9:00 a.m. CST)
Decision Notifications in goBAYLOR November 18
Registration Due November 20 (9:00 a.m. CST)
Formal Confirmation Email Sent By November 22
Baylor2 Interview Day January 24
Selection Notification Date March 1