Loyola University Chicago

Beazley Institute for Health Law and Policy

School of Law


Applicants should note the deadlines and start dates for each specific program. Early applications are advised. Applications are complete once all supporting documentation has been submitted.

To learn more about applying to Loyola’s JD Degree program, please visit the Law School Admissions site.

Campus JD Program Deadlines

Campus LLM Program Deadlines
Fall enrollment only
Application Deadline: July 1
Fall Term Begins: Late August

Online Program Deadlines (MJ, Online LLM)
Fall Term Application Deadline: August 1
Term Begins: early September

Spring Term Application Deadline: December 1
Term Begins: early January

Summer Term Application Deadline: April 1
Term Begins: early May

JD Degree Requirements

MJ Degree

  • Applicants must possess a Bachelor’s degree.
  • Applicants must possess at least two years of relevant professional work experience.
  • No entrance examination is required

LLM Degree:

  • Applicants for the LLM degree must possess a Bachelor's degree and a primary degree in law (JD or LLB).
  • Applicants must possess at least three years of experience in the health care and/or legal fields.
  • Applicants are not required to be licensed to practice law. Those who are members of the bar must submit a letter from each jurisdiction in which they are licensed confirming that the applicant is in good standing.
  • No entrance examination is required

Applications for the Master of Jurisprudence (MJ) and Master of Laws (LLM, campus and online) programs are only accepted online. Use the link below to begin the application process.

There is no fee to apply.

Required Documentation:

1) official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended;
2) one letter of recommendation from a person familiar with their education or work experience;
3) a current resume or CV; and
4) a 1-2 page essay detailing the applicant’s motivation for applying to the program and plans to utilize the degree.

Applicant files are presented to and reviewed by the Loyola Admissions Committee only after all application materials have been received. Accepted applicants are notified promptly. If you have any questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Graduate Enrollment Management at 312-915-8950 or GradApp@luc.edu.

International Applicants

International Applicants are required to submit non-U.S. transcripts. Please review all requirements for international applicants.

Graduate Enrollment Management
Loyola University Chicago
820 N. Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611 


Application Form for Graduate Programs