Future JD Students

International Transcripts

  • Transcripts must be sent if your degree was received from an institution located outside the United States, its territories, or Canada, and you are applying to a Credential Assembly Service-requiring law school that also requires the authentication and evaluation feature.
  • Do not have a transcript sent from an international institution if your bachelor's degree is from a US, US territory, or Canadian school, AND:
    • the total amount of work you completed at all international institutions combined is equal to or less than the equivalent of one year of undergraduate study in the United States, its territories, or Canada, OR
    • your work was completed through an overseas study program that was clearly sponsored by a US, US territory, or Canadian school.

Unique Academic Record Requirements for the Authentication and Evaluation Feature of the Credential Assembly Service

People's Republic of China

  • Official degree certificates (zhuanke, bachelor's, master's, etc.) and graduation diplomas in Chinese for all programs undertaken along with a complete and literal English translation
  • Official college or university academic record (transcript) in Chinese showing all courses and grades for all years of study along with a complete and literal English translation

NOTE: The academic record must be issued by the institution's central administrative office responsible for preparing and verifying official student records. Documents issued by an individual academic department or by a notary public are not considered official.

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