First Year Applicants

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Osgoode’s holistic admissions policy identifies a diverse and outstanding group of students whose outstanding academic abilities, varied achievements and sustained engagement make a continuing positive contribution to the Law School, the legal profession and the community. We look for strength in:

  • Post-secondary academic achievements
  • Law School Admission Test (LSAT) scores
  • Varied life/non-academic experiences and achievements
  • Sustained engagement
  • Continuing social and intellectual engagement
  • Overcoming adversity and systemic barriers
  • Written and oral communication

Each year approximately 290 new students join our community of passionate and engaged faculty, outstanding students, dedicated staff and dynamic alumni.