Masters of Law (LL.M.)

Applicants for the University of Maine School of Law’s LL.M. program must have obtained a terminal professional law degree. The degree must be the equivalent of the J.D. or LL.B. degree.


Application Process

A complete application contains the following:

  1. Application (completed and signed):  Applications are available for download on the Law School Admission Council’s website.
  2. CAS Report: Applicants must register with the Credential Assembly Service at www.LSAC.org. Once we receive your application and accompanying materials, we will request that LSAC send the Credential Assembly Service report to the Law School, which includes; Letter(s) of recommendation and copies of all undergraduate and graduate transcripts. There is a registration fee for the Credential Assembly Service as well as a fee for each law school report you request. Please note it may take several weeks from the date of the request for us to receive your Credential Assembly Service Report.
  3. TOEFL: Candidates for whom English is not a native language must also have attained an adequate score on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), the International English Language Testing System (IELTS), the China National Legal English Certification Test, or otherwise be able to demonstrate equivalent English language proficiency. Our classes are taught solely in English.
  4. Certification of Finances: Applicants must show proof of financial capacity to cover the cost of tuition and living expenses. Tuition is $35,000.

Applications for the LL.M. program opened on September 15. A $500 seat deposit is due by June 15 for September matriculation or November 15 for January matriculation.