Admission Standards

If you would like the California School of Law to determine if you are qualified for admissions, please complete our Admissions Evaluation Form.

You are encouraged to contact our Admissions Counselor at 805-770-3030 or 844-500-9200 or by e-mail at for assistance at any point in your application process.

NO LSAT Required.

Applicants with a Bachelors or Associate Degree From An Accredited U.S. College or University Meet The Admission Standards And Are Eligible For Admission.
Law School Prerequisites from ABA
Exceptions for Applicants Without a Degree
Applicants with 60 college units meet the admission standards and are eligible for admission.

Applicants with a Masters Degree
Applicants with a Master’s Degree from an accredited U.S. College or University, with a GPA of 2.0 meet the law school admission standards and are eligible for admission.

Applicants with a foreign Bachelor’s Degree but a US Masters are not required to submit Bachelors transcripts.

Applicants are required to have their Official Transcripts from ALL colleges and Universities attended. All Transcripts must be received directly from the college or university. Most colleges and university’s will have an eTranscript option, which is significantly less money than paper transcripts and will be delivered within 24 hours of ordering.

Applicants using LSAC transcript Service please make sure your account is up to date and provide your LSAC# on the application and California School of Law will request your transcripts.

If ordering eTranscripts please have them emailed to:

If ordering paper transcripts please have them mailed to:

California School of Law
Attn: Admissions
5276 Hollister Ave Ste 262
Santa Barbara, CA 93111

International Students
International Students are welcome to enroll at the California Law School. Only Applicants with a non-U.S. college degree are considered International Students. Applicants with a degree from a U.S. College or University, but living outside the U.S. are not considered international students.

Applicants with a Masters Degree from an accredited U.S. College or University meet our law school admission standards and can be admitted without an undergraduate transcript evaluation.

The Law School does not offer instruction in languages other than English. Students must satisfactorily speak and write English.

International applicants educated outside the U.S. must have their transcripts evaluated by a Credential Evaluation Service approved by the State Bar of California. Students are required to have a course by course evaluation.

Review a list of Approved Credential Evaluation Services.

For further information, contact a California School of Law academic counselor at 805-770-3030 or 844-500-9200, or reach us through e-mail at:

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