Law schools welcome applicants from all majors and backgrounds. During your time at SJU, the Pre-Law Program works to ensure you are taking rigorous courses and engaging with challenging and informational experiential learning opportunities. Take advantage of all of the resources early on and you will feel confident when you begin the application process.

Understand the LSAT

LSAT Prep Course

Saint Joseph's University Pre-Law program will host an LSAT course in Spring 2019.  The course is taught by PLUCK  and will take place on Wednesday evenings from 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM beginning on Wednesday, February 20 and ending on Wednesday, April 17.  There is no class over Spring Break. The course costs $700.00 In addition to Wednesday evening class, there are 3 proctored exams to be taken at University of Pennsylvania.  Dates will be posted here and communicated to all students. The first 20 students to register will be charged $350.00 for the course with the Law Alumni Endowment supporting the rest of the course cost.

Location: Merion Hall 161 B

Registration: Registration is now closed for this class.  Please reach out to the e-mail below if you have questions.

Questions? Please e-mail

Take Courses to Develop Your Skills

There is no one path to a great legal education or career.  The American Bar Association does not recommend any particular major or set of courses.  Rather, they recommend a set of skills, a broad range of courses from demanding teachers, attention to values, exposure to the law, and pursuit of your passions:

Problem Solving | Critical Reading | Writing and Editing | Oral Communication and Listening | Research | Organization and Management | Public Service and Promotion of Justice | Relationship-building and Collaboration | Background Knowledge | Exposure to the Law

Saint Joseph's University’s Justice and Ethics in the Law minor combines ALL these recommended skills, opportunities for legal internships, and challenging professors by offering a wide variety of courses from both the College of Arts and Sciences and Haub School of Business.  Requirements and a list of courses may be found here.

We highly recommend reading more about the skills required for being a successful law student and legal professional here.

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