The dates below are intended to provide a general overview of the timing of the admissions and financial aid cycle. Many of these dates are estimates and will vary from year-to-year. Please only use this as a general guide. Admitted students should consult the Enrollment Management Office for more information.
- September 1 — WVU College of Law begins accepting JD applications on September 1 for the following year’s entering class.
October 1 — Applicants can start completing the Free Application for
Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) on October 1. The FAFSA may be completed online at
https://studentaid.gov/h/apply-for-aid/fafsa and is required for all federal
WVU College of Law’s Federal School Code is 003827.
February — JD applicants who were accepted to WVU College of Law
will begin receiving their scholarship notifications in February. The exact date
will vary from year-to-year.
WVU College of Law begins accepting transfer applications.
- March 1 — The deadline for submitting the FAFSA to receive priority consideration for financial assistance is March 1.
March 15 — The priority deadline to submit a JD application to WVU College of
Law is March 15. The JD application will continue to be available until August 1.
Around this time, Student Financial Services will begin notifying JD applicants who submitted the FAFSA by the March 1 priority deadline and have no unsatisfied requirements of their loan awards.
- July 1 — The deadline to submit a transfer application to WVU College of Law is July 1.
- August 1 – The deadline to submit a JD application to WVU College of Law is August 1.