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MLS, Master of Legal Studies

Application Deadlines

Fall: July 30 (June 15 for students requiring a visa)
Spring: November 30 (October 30 for students requiring a visa)
Summer: May 1 (MLS online only)

Application Process

For an application to be considered complete, it must include:

  • The complete MLS application form and the following uploaded documents:
    • Personal statement no longer than 1,250 words on double-spaced, typed pages.
    • Resume that does not exceed three typed pages.
    • Writing sample
    • Explanations to affirmative answers to any conduct questions
    • Two letters of recommendation
    • Transcripts from all institutions attended, including the transcript showing a bachelor's degree was conferred
  • Mail $65 application fee to ASU Law at:
ASU Law Admissions Office
P.O. Box 877906
Tempe, AZ 85287

Pay Online

Please refer to the special instructions for Foreign Educated Applicants.

ASU Law Alumni

ASU Law graduates are eligible to receive an exclusive, low-cost preferred tuition rate for the MLS degree through our Law for Life program.

MLS Admissions Overview


Contact ASU Law MLS Admissions at, or call 480-965-1474 with any questions.