Future JD Students

 Choosing a Law School

Official Guide to Canadian Law Schools

General Topics

  • Comments and Reflections About a Canadian Legal Education
  • Law as a Career
  • Choosing a Law School
  • How Law Schools Select Applicants
  • Legal Education in Canada
  • Financing Your Legal Education
  • Admission to the Bar in Canada
  • Bibliography (PDF)

The links below offer a concise description of each school, with information about admission requirements, special programs, financial aid, and more. Each page also includes a link to the school's website. Some of the schools include an admission profile grid to illustrate the credentials of previously admitted applicants.

  • University of Alberta Faculty of Law
  • University of British Columbia Faculty of Law
  • University of Calgary Faculty of Law
  • Dalhousie University Schulich School of Law
  • University of Manitoba Faculty of Law
  • McGill University Faculty of Law
  • Faculté de droit de l'Université McGill
  • University of New Brunswick Faculty of Law
  • Osgoode Hall Law School, York University
  • University of Ottawa Faculty of Law
  • Université d'Ottawa Faculté de droit
  • Queen's University Faculty of Law
  • University of Saskatchewan College of Law
  • University of Toronto Faculty of Law
  • University of Victoria Faculty of Law
  • Western University, Canada
  • University of Windsor Faculty of Law

Important Information

  • Important Information for Applicants to Ontario Law Schools
  • Key Facts about Canadian Common-Law Law Schools
  • Geographic Guide to Canadian Law Schools

The LSAT

All Canadian LSAC-member law schools require that you take the Law School Admission Test (LSAT) as part of the admission process.

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