It's time for a new law school model, and Charlotte School of Law welcomes transfer students who may not have found the experience they hoped for at other institutions.

Students seeking to transfer from another U.S. law school accredited by the ABA should complete the normal application process and indicate that they are applying as a transfer student. Transfer students must also submit their official law school transcripts along with a Dean's certification letter or letter of good standing from their current law school directly to the Charlotte School of Law. Transfer files will not be reviewed until all items have been received. The maximum number of transferable credits is thirty (30) and only courses in which a grade was earned of "C" or better will be accepted as transfer credit toward graduation requirements.Transfer grades are not computed into the student's grade point average at Charlotte School of Law.

All transfer students must be able to graduate within 84 months from the first date that they matriculated at any law school. Transfer status is granted only to applicants who have continuously attended law school within two years of the proposed date of admission.
 
 

Applicants Seeking Transfer from U.S. ABA-Accredited Law Schools

Transfer students complete the normal application process indicating that they are applying as a transfer student.

Additional requirements:
 
  • Official Law School Transcripts
  • A Dean's Certification Letter, or a Letter of Good Standing, must come from their current law school directly to Charlotte School of Law

Transfer files will not be reviewed until all items have been received. Only courses in which a grade was earned of "C" or better will be accepted as transfer credit toward graduation requirements.

The maximum number of transferable credits is thirty(30). Transfer grades are not computed into the student's grade point average at Charlotte School of Law.

Transfer students must:
 
  • Complete at least sixty (60) credit hours at Charlotte School of Law;
  • Attain a cumulative grade point average of 2.00 or better in all credit hours completed at Charlotte School of Law;
  • Complete all required courses or their substantial equivalent;
  • Satisfy the advanced writing requirement; and
  • Satisfy all other applicable Charlotte School of Law graduation requirements
  • All transfer students must be able to graduate within 84 months from the first date that they matriculated at any law school.
  • Transfer status is granted only to applicants who have continuously attended law school within two years of the proposed date of admission.
  • Only grades of "C" or better will be transferable to Charlotte School of Law. If the course was not graded on a letter basis, the student must provide confirmation from the school that the student would have earned at least a "C" had letter grades been awarded.
  • Grades for courses taken at institutions other than Charlotte School of Law do not compute into a student"?s grade point average.
 
 

Transfer Credits for Graduate Study

Charlotte School of Law may accept up to nine (9) elective credit hours from any graduate program in which a currently enrolled law student participates upon a showing that the courses taken meet a rigorous standard from an accredited institution and that the courses are related to the student's course of legal study. The Associate Dean for Academics shall grant such permission if he or she finds that an approval is in the best interest of the student and Charlotte School of Law.
 
 

Visiting Students

Applications to attend Charlotte School of Law as a visiting student are evaluated by the Admissions on a case-by-case basis.

Visiting status is granted only to applicants who are in good academic standing at another ABA accredited law school. Visiting Applicants must receive permission from their current law school to receive credit for Charlotte School of Law classes. To apply as a visiting student, you must complete a Visiting Student Application at www.lsac.org. Contact the admissions office with questions about this process.
 
 

Assembly Service Law School Report

To use the service, applicants log into their LSAC online account and follow the instructions for registration. Applicants must print out and promptly send a transcript request form to each foreign institution attended, and allow ample time to receive and translate foreign transcripts. Questions about the Credential Assembly Service should be directed to LSAC at 215.968.1001, or Click Here for LSAC website
 

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