3+3 Program with Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University

3+3 Program with Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University

John Jay College and the Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University have agreed to a new 3 + 3 partnership, which will allow students to obtain a bachelor’s degree and a J.D. degree in six years, instead of seven. Through this program, a select number of students will complete their bachelor’s degree in 3 years and then immediately move on to Pace to obtain their J.D.

The program will begin in fall 2020 with applications due in spring 2020. More information about the applications will be available in fall 2019.

Eligibility Requirements
  1. Freshmen in their first year are eligible to apply for the program. Applicants must be on track to complete their major and general education requirements by the conclusion of their third year at John Jay. Students further along in their studies will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
  2. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.30.
  3. Applicants are advised to speak with a pre-law advisor and their major advisor to make sure that their major is suited for this program.
  4. Applicants must submit: one letter of recommendation from a John Jay College faculty member as well as a statement of interest in the program.

 

 Program Components
  1. Students accepted to the 3+3 program are required to participate in Pre-Law Institute activities, including: the summer LSAT prep course, Pre-Law Boot Camp I, Pre-Law Boot Camp II, and the Law School Prep Program. Participants in the 3+3 program will be automatically admitted to these programs.
  2. Participants are required to meet with a pre-law advisor once a semester before starting law school.
  3. Participants must complete their major and general education requirements plus sufficient elective credits to meet 90 credits by the end of their third year at John Jay.
  4. Participants must sit for the LSAT exam in the fall of their third year and apply to Pace Law School in the fall of their third year. Participants must achieve at least the median LSAT score for Pace Law.
  5. Participants in the 3+3 program will be strongly considered for scholarships at Pace.

 
Questions? Please contact the Pre-Law Institute at pli@jjay.cuny.edu.

More information about Pace Law is available here: https://law.pace.edu/.