Admissions

There is a distinct admission process for each of the four degree options.


Globally Enriched J.D. Program

Students apply to UDM's J.D. program and select from over 40 global electives (link H) based on their career objectives and interests.

Canadian & American Dual J.D. Program

Students apply to the Dual J.D. program through either the Law School Admissions Council or the Ontario Law School Application Service, but not both. The Dual J.D. program has its own admissions committee made up of faculty members from both UDM Law and Windsor Law. Further information can be found on the program website.

J.D./L.E.D. Program

Students have the opportunity to begin their studies in the program at either UDM or ITESM.

To begin at UDM Law:

1. Students apply to the UDM portion of the program and complete the program requirements.

2. In year three of the UDM portion of the program, students apply to ITESM. ITESM requires: 2.8 UDM GPA at the time of application and graduation from UDM Law, and an advanced level of Spanish proficiency.

3. Upon graduation from UDM Law and acceptance to ITESM, a student begins the L.E.D. portion of the program in Mexico.

To begin at ITESM:

1. Students apply to the ITESM portion of the program.  (Ask Astrid for proper web link)

2. To be eligible to apply for the UDM Law portion of the program, a student must complete at least 78 ITESM credits; have a 3.0 ITESM GPA at the time of application and graduation; and a TOEFL score of 250 by computer or 600 by paper. To complete the application, students must follow UDM's application procedure.

3. Upon graduation from ITESM and acceptance to UDM Law, a student begins the J.D. portion of the program in the U.S.

The NAFTA Program

To obtain all three degrees, students can begin their studies in the Dual J.D. program at UDM Law or begin at ITESM.

To begin at UDM Law:

1. Students apply to the Canadian & American Dual J.D. portion of the program at UDM Law and complete the program requirements.

2. In year three of the Dual J.D. portion of the program, students apply to ITESM. ITESM requires: 2.8 UDM GPA at the time of application and graduation from UDM Law, and an advanced level of Spanish proficiency.

3. Upon graduation from UDM Law and Windsor Law and acceptance to ITESM, a student begins the L.E.D. portion of the program in Mexico.

To begin at ITESM:

1. Students apply to the ITESM portion of the program. (Ask Astrid for proper web link)

2. To be eligible to apply for the Dual J.D. portion of the program, a student must complete at least 78 ITESM credits; have a 3.0 ITESM GPA at the time of application and graduation; and a TOEFL score of 250 by computer or 600 by paper. To complete the application, students must follow UDM's application procedure.

3. Upon graduation from ITESM and acceptance to the Dual J.D. program, a student begins the Dual J.D. portion of the program in the U.S. and Canada.