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Applying online at is strongly preferred. You can also download a paper application or request one from the Office of Admissions via email ( or phone (212-636-6810).

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Application Deadline

  • Full-time JD program and part-time, evening JD program
    Applications will be accepted between September 15, 2019 and March 15, 2020.

Generally, applications for the full-time and part-time JD programs are processed within two weeks. Once an application becomes complete, an applicant will receive a decision approximately 6-8 weeks after the completion date.

Application Fee: $70

Fee Waiver Information

In order to apply for a need-based fee waiver, you must fill out the fee waiver application. In addition to the form, please include a copy of one of the following documents:

  • Pell Award Letter
  • Most Recent W-2
  • Current Pay Stub

The Office of JD Admissions is also happy to provide fee waivers for those who have served in the U.S. military, Teach for America, AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and Jesuit Volunteer Corps. To be eligible, please submit a letter of service.

You may email (, fax (212-636-7984), or mail materials to the Office of JD Admissions.

If approved for a fee waiver, you will be granted a fee waiver code via email, so that you can apply electronically through

JD Admissions

Fordham University School of Law
150 West 62nd Street, Suite 4-104, New York, NY 10023

Tel: 212-636-6810

Fax: 212-636-7984