Area of Law: Law Schools & Becoming a Lawyer
Answer Number: 904
University of WindsorRegion: Ontario Answer Number: 904
The University of Windsor Faculty of Law was established in 1969. The University is fully accredited to the doctoral level. The law school is located on the main campus about two miles from downtown Windsor, Ontario.
Windsor Law has available a three-year Juris Doctor (JD) program, along with three combined programs, including an MBA/JD, an MSW/JD, and a joint Canadian and American Dual JD program.
The admission criteria and procedure for the University of Windsor Faculty of Law are:
- A university program;
- Work experience;
- Community involvement;
- Personal accomplishments;
- Career objectives;
- Personal considerations; and
- LSAT scores.
No one single factor is determinative.
Enrolment / Student Body / Faculty
There are usually over 2,700 applicants for first-year, while only about 225 students are enrolled. The total number of students for all three years is approximately 600. There are about 29 full-time and 45 part-time faculty members.
Expenses and Financial Aid
Full-time tuition for the University of Windsor Faculty of Law is approximately $18,000 per year. Estimated additional expenses per year, including room and board, and books and supplies are about $10,000. A variety of awards, bursaries, and entrance scholarships are available. Financial Aid is also available.
Activities and Services
The University of Windsor offers various activities and services including Student Services, which will help students plan their coursework, track down scholarships and even apply to a ‘study abroad’ program. The Career Services Office connects students with both traditional and non-traditional law careers through one-on-one counselling, seminars, Career Days, visiting speakers and on-campus interviews. There are also many other student clubs and organizations including the Environmental Law Society Club, International Law Society, Women and the Law, and the Criminal Law and Social Justice Group.
For more information, visit the University of Windsor, Faculty of Law.
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