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Online LL.M. Application Process

Online LL.M. Application Process

Please complete the following steps to apply for the Online LL.M. program. Completed applications are typically reviewed within 1-2 weeks. Please note that the review of your application may also include any federally required screening.

We encourage applicants to apply as early as possible and no later than 1 month before the scheduled start of the semester. Start dates for each semester are available on the Academic Calendar.

LSAC Account

Create an account with the Law School Admission Council.


Search for the Dayton Law Online LLM application in LSAC by searching for the following: University of Dayton School of Law - Summer 2021 - International (if you are foreign educated law school graduate seeking admission for Summer 2021).

Apply through the Law School Admission Council (LSAC): This application can be submitted electronically through LSAC’s Document Assembly Service and may be combined with the LSAC’s International Transcript Authentication and Evaluation Service. (LSAC Fees Apply). 


Apply by email and mail (No LSAC Fees): This application can be completed online and saved as a .pdf document.  The completed application (saved as a .pdf) and supporting documentation may be emailed to with hard copy following by mail to the below address. Degree-seeking applicants selecting this option must obtain a course by course credential evaluation through one of the California Bar’s approved evaluation agencies. (Evaluation Agency Fees Apply.)

The University of Dayton School of Law 

Attn: Margaret Ioannides (Online LL.M.) 

300 College Park Dayton, Ohio 



An official transcript of first degree in law. The foreign first degree in law must be authenticated, translated and evaluated course-by-course through an official evaluation agency (either the International Transcript Authentication and Evaluation Service (ITAES) available through the LSAC or through one of the California Bar’s approved agencies). The official transcripts should be sent directly to LSAC’s ITAES or to the evaluation agency NOT to University of Dayton School of Law. Applicants submitting their applications via email and mail must have their evaluations completed through one of the California Bar’s approved agencies. These evaluations must be emailed to mioannides1@udayton.eduwith official hard copy sent to Dayton Law to the following: 

The University of Dayton School of Law 

Attn: Margaret Ioannides (Online LL.M.) 

300 College Park 

Dayton, Ohio 45469-2772 

Personal Statement

A personal statement in English discussing your reasons for applying for an LL.M. degree and your career plans after completing your degree.

Photo I.D.

A government-issued photo identification.

Curriculum Vitae

An updated curriculum vitae.

English Proficiency

Applicants who are NOT U.S. citizens, applicants whose native language is NOT English and applicants who have NOT completed their basic legal or undergraduate studies in a university where instruction was in English: 

Applicants are required to take the TOEFL and attain a score of at least 80 (iBT) or take the IELTS and attain an overall band score of 6.5. Scores must be from a test taken within the past two (2) years. Scores from tests taken more than two (2) years prior to this application will not be accepted.

WAIVER: In limited cases, applicants may submit a written proposal and alternate proof of English proficiency to request a TOEFL/IELTS waiver. In such cases, following review of the proposal and alternate proof of English proficiency, applicants may be invited to demonstrate English competency through an online video interview. Note: Only non-U.S. citizens should review and select the appropriate English-language proficiency statement in the section of this application entitled Standardized Testing.

Attorney Registration Card

If applicable, a photocopy of any attorney registration card (with English translation) you have been issued. NOTE:  A law license is not required for admission into the program.

Scholarship Consideration

Scholarship Request Statement with supporting documentation.

Online LL.M. Program
Margaret Ioannides, Online LL.M. Program Director
Phone: +1.937.329.8651
Message me in LinkedIn
Skype ID: Margaret Ioannides UD LLM

School of Law

Keller Hall
300 College Park
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 2760