Six-Year Accelerated BA/JD Option (3+3)
Students completing the accelerated BA/JD option will complete all degree requirements in six years. In years one to three, students complete all Undergraduate Curriculum requirements and major requirements, including senior thesis/capstone project. In year four, students begin the Drexel University School of Law coursework. After successful completion of year four, students will receive their bachelor’s degree from Arcadia University. In years five and six, students complete their remaining law coursework as required by Drexel University School of Law.
Students completing the accelerated BA/JD program also have the option to complete all Arcadia degree requirements (128 credits minimum) within three years at Arcadia University. This accelerated bachelor’s degree allows the student assured admission to the Drexel University School of Law, but also allows students to apply to other law schools if the student chooses. In years four, five, and six, students complete the necessary juris doctorate degree requirements.