JD Frequently Asked Questions

FAQs: About the Law School

Just learning about the Law School? Here is some basic information to get you started.

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FAQs: Application Materials

Please visit this page before you begin the application process. Remember to get started early!

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FAQs: Admissions Process

Here are the answers to some important questions about the admissions process.

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FAQs: Application Components

Working on your application? We'd love to help. We get literally thousands of questions each year on the various parts of the application. Here are some of the most frequent questions.

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FAQs: Binding Early Decision

Is the University of Chicago Law School your first choice? If so, consider applying Early Decision and receive a decision before the end of the year. 

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FAQs: Academic Program and Curriculum

Read more to get an introduction to our academic culture and philosophy.

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FAQs: Student Life Basics

Here are some of the basics on student life at the University of Chicago Law School.

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FAQs: The Quarter System

The University of Chicago Law School is one of the few law schools on the quarter system and prospective students often have questions about it. Learn more here.

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