Western University Law School

School / Western University

Contact/Admissions Information

Western University Faculty of Law
1151 Richmond Street
London, ON N6A 3K7
E-mail: lawapp@uwo.ca
Phone: 519-661-3347

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At a Glance

Degrees Offered
  • Juris Doctor (Common Law)
Joint Degrees
  • JD/ MBA (Master of Business Administration)
  • JD/ Msc Computer Science
  • JD/ Msc Geology or Geophysics
  • JD/ BESc (Engineering)
  • JD/ BSc Computer Science
  • JD/ BA Kinesiology
  • JD/ Honours BA Media, Information, and Technoculture
  • JD/ Honours Specialization BA Political Science
Dual Degrees
  • Western/Université Laval Joint Degree (Common Law/Civil)
  • University of Groningen, The Netherlands (JD/LLM)
Speciality Programs/Concentrations
  • Business Law
  • Intellectual Property, Information and Technology Law
  • Legal Ethics at Western
  • Mining Law
  • N/A

Important Dates
  • Application Open: TBC
  • Deadline for Regular Application: Nov.1
  • Deadline to Write LSAT: Feb. 2015 – for entry in Sept. 2015
Academic Minimums
Most successful applicants have a cumulative undergraduate average of “A‑” or higher.

Application Categories
General, Access, Aboriginal, Mature

Application Fee
Applicants pay a $200 OLSAS application fee, plus $90 per Ontario law school applied to. So if you are applying only to Western University, your application fee will be $290.

OLSAS Online Application Form




Personal Statement/Statement of Purpose
Autobiographical Sketch & Personal Statement


Letters of Reference
At least two letters of reference are required and we strongly recommend that at least one be an academic reference.


February 2015 is the latest LSAT score accepted for September 2015 admission. However, It is strongly recommended that applicants write the LSAT no later than December 2014.

Scores of 160 or higher are considered most competitive.

The highest LSAT score is used.

See the admissions website for further details.


Supporting evidence, where necessary

Approximate Costs Per Year
Tuition $18,893
Ancillary Fees $1,000
Housing TBC
Books TBC

Financial Assistance

Western University  Faculty of Law provides student financial assistance in the form of scholarships, awards, prizes, bursaries, emergency funding, and external funding. Please visit their funding page for more information.

First-Year Applicants
Class Size:200
Applicants: TBC
Number of Students Admitted in 2013: 165
Number of Applicants in 2014 Academic Year: 2,498

Range: N/A
Avg.: 162
Median: N/A

Range: N/A
Avg.: 80%
Median: TBC

We make every attempt to provide accurate information on academic programs, admissions, finances (i.e. costs), and student information. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.