Bachelor in Law

General

Program Description

University at Buffalo School of law and Medaille College recognize that certain students have the capacity and readiness to complete their undergraduate education and their law degree training in less than the normally required seven years of study. University at Buffalo School of Law and Medaille College desire to encourage and educationally stimulate these students by providing an opportunity for them to accelerate their course of study by completing both their undergraduate degree and their Juris Doctor degree in approximately six years of full-time study.

Medaille College and University at Buffalo School of law shall offer the opportunity for a selected number of Medaille College students to earn a Bachelor of Arts/Science degree and a Juris Doctor degree over the course of approximately 6 years of full-time study.

The program is open to a Medaille student who has maintained a 3.5 GPA and completed three years of undergraduate work. To become eligible, students must take the LSAT, complete the UB School of Law application, and complete all required coursework toward the B.A./B.S. degree. Applications must be submitted to the UB School of Law in the junior year.

Degree earned Certificate/licenses titles and types
B.S./B.A.
  • B.S. Biology
  • B.S. Business Administration
  • B.S. Communication
  • B.S. Criminal Justice
  • B.A. English
  • B.A. International Studies
  • B.S. Liberal Studies
  • B.A. Psychology
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Interested in a law degree?

With our new 3+3 program, you can save one full year of tuition by earning your bachelor's degree at Medaille College and your law degree at University at Buffalo School of Law, in just six years (instead of seven)!

What can you do with a J.D. degree?

Holders of Juris Doctorate degrees go on to careers including, but not limited to:

  • Professional Litigators
  • Corporate Counselors
  • Civil Defense Attorneys
  • Research Lawyers
  • Public Defenders
  • Junior Associates
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Politicians
Last updated Nov 2019

About the School

Medaille College is a private, nonsectarian four-year college with campuses in Buffalo, Rochester and online. Medaille focuses on your success as a student and as a future professional by offering und ... Read More

Medaille College is a private, nonsectarian four-year college with campuses in Buffalo, Rochester and online. Medaille focuses on your success as a student and as a future professional by offering undergraduate and graduate degree programs in hands-on, practitioner-based learning environments on campus and in the Western New York community. Read less
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