LAGSL 2020 ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Further to the General Announcement by the Testing and Evaluation Center of the University of 
Liberia, the Louis Arthur Grimes School of Law (“Law School”), will administer its first Law 
School Aptitude Test (“LSAT”) on Saturday, April 4, 2020. 
 
Registration for the LSAT will start on Friday, February 14, 2020 and will end on Thursday, 
March 19, 2020. 

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

  1. Eligibility to sit Exam: Undergraduate cumulative GPA of 2.7; except upon sufficient cause shown and accepted by the Dean, a cumulative GPA of at least 2.6. 
  2. Eligibility for Interview: A score of at least 60% on the written LSAT. 
  3. Eligibility for Offer of Admission: A total score of at least 105 points (70%) of the 150 overall score.

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED

  1.  Completed Application form.
  2.  Original Undergraduate Transcript.
  3.  Copy of Undergraduate Degree.
  4.  Letter of Attestation for applicants who have graduated and/or completed their prescribed course of undergraduate studies (December 2019) but have not received their degrees.
  5.  A statement of career interest in law of up to 2000 words.
  6.  Foreign Students or Liberians with Undergraduate degrees in a foreign language must provide an official translation of the transcript along with any other required documentation. Transcripts must be on a 4.00 scale.
  7.  Two (2) Letters of Recommendation one (1) Professional and the other Character Reference.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES

  1. All applications and required documentation shall be submitted online at admissions@lagsl.edu.lr
  2. All transcripts are to be sent via email by an authorized officer of the University directly  to the Law School via the official Admissions and Records Committee’s email address: admissions@lagsl.edu.lr
  3. All Letters of Recommendation should come directly from all recommenders to the Law  School email address (admissions@lagsl.edu.lr). 
  4. All applicants who applied with in the last one(1) year need ONLY an official payment receipt for the April 4, 2020 LSAT from the Business and Finance Office of the University of Liberia and submit via email(admissions@lagsl.edu.lr) and a typewritten statement of career interest in law of up to 2000 words.
  5. All new applicants are to follow the procedures outlined in 1, 2, & 3.
  6.  Application form must be completed online and can be found on the homepage of the Law School’s website: Apply Here!.
  7. Payment for the LSAT is done at all Ecobank using the University of Liberia Graduate School Account.
  8. All required documents must be submitted together upon submission. The admissions of LSAT committee will not accept a partial submission.

METHODS OF TAKING WRITTEN EXAMS

  1. Applicants will be given the option of taking a paper-based or computer-based exam.
  2. Applicants using the computer-based test will be allowed to bring their personal computers in advance (not later than 24 hours to the exam) for the installation of exam software.
  3. Applicants taking the paper-based exam may, if qualified for an interview, be required to take a Computer Literacy Test(“CLT”).
  4. The CLT shall be given after the documentary review but before the oral interview. 

CONDUCT OF EXAMS

  1. LSAT will be administered using an anonymous examination numbering system.
  2. Applicants will be asked to pick up their examination numbers before the day of the exam.
  3. Applicants are advised to ensure that the email addresses and phone numbers, provided on the application form are correct and active as this will be the official medium of communication between the applicant and the Law School.