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WVU Law prepares top lawyers and dedicated leaders for careers that span public service, private practice, government, and business. Our curriculum is competitive and rigorous, combining the best in traditional legal education with dynamic law programs that address emerging challenges throughout our global society.

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WVU Law's Enrollment Management office is your first resource on the path to a top legal education and achieving your dream of becoming a lawyer. We will help you navigate through the admissions and application process, and help you learn about the benefits of earning your law degree from WVU. We look forward to having the opportunity to assist you!

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At WVU Law, we consider an applicant’s academic credentials, personal interests and experiences. You must start your application process online at LSAC. There, you will find the WVU Law Application for Admission and set up your Credential Assembly Service (CAS) report. To attend law school, you must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution — and take the LSAT.

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Choosing a law school is a major investment on the path to a rewarding career. The good news is that WVU Law is consistently recognized as an affordable, best value law school. We strive to keep costs down and find ways to help our students afford the legal education of their dreams. As a result, our student debt is much lower than the national average. Just be sure to fill out your FAFSA.

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