Prospective Student Minimum Requirements
Students seeking admission into the BA/JD Accelerated & Assured Admissions Program must possess the following:
- Minimum combined SAT score of 1330 (New SAT Evidence-based Reading and Writing/Math) or 1870 (Old SAT Critical Reading/Math/Writing), or ACT score of 28.
- Minimum 3.5 Grade Point Average and graduation in the top 10 percent of high school class. (If the school ranks students.)
- Complete and submit the Arcadia University undergraduate application for admission by January 15th.
- Check the box indicating your interest in the 3+3 Prelaw BA/JD Accelerated/Assured Admission Program.
- The Pre-Law Advisory Committee will review your academic qualifications and notify you concerning your admission to the BA/JD Accelerated & Assured Admission Program.
Students completing the program shall:
- Complete all major and Undergraduate Curriculum requirements.
- Earn a minimum of a 3.00 cumulative GPA after the first year of study.
- Earn a minimum of a 3.20 cumulative GPA after the second year of study.
- Earn a minimum of a 3.4 cumulative GPA at the end of the third year of study.
- Comply with all academic standards and expectations for student conduct established by Arcadia University.
Note: Arcadia students who do not meet these requirements or who are not admitted to the BA/JD Assured Admission Program as first-year students (freshmen) may apply to Drexel’s School of Law, if interested, through normal admission channels.
Students seeking law school admission to the Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law through the BA/JD Accelerated or Assured Admission Program shall:
- Complete all major and Undergraduate Curriculum requirements at Arcadia University.
- Complete a minimum of 96 credits before enrolling in courses at the School of Law.
- Earn a 3.4 cumulative undergraduate GPA as calculated by the Law School Admission Council’s Credential Assembly Service.
- Meet the character and fitness requirements of School of Law.
- Comply with all application, seat deposit, and other deadlines established by School of Law.
- Take the Law School Admission Test (LSAT) no later than December of the third year of the program (3+3 accelerated students) or December of the fourth year of the program (4+3 assured admission students).
- Earn a LSAT score at least equal to the median LSAT score for Drexel’s 1L class in the year the student was admitted to Arcadia University.