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Semester Abroad in Tokyo | Admissions

Applicants must have completed their first year of full-time legal studies or its equivalent and be in good academic and disciplinary standing at an American Bar Association accredited law school. Applications are accepted year-round, up to a year in advance, and are due no later than November 1. Our admissions process is selective, and we make admissions decisions on a rolling basis. Students should apply early as the Japanese government requires that substantial paperwork be submitted to support a student visa. Visa application materials are due no later than November 1. We limit enrollment to 85 J.D. students.

Applicants to Temple's Law Program in Japan must submit:

  1. A completed application form.
  2. A one-page personal statement.
  3. An official law school transcript sealed in an envelope issued by the applicant's law school. (Temple students exempted.)
  4. A letter from the applicant's law school that indicates the applicant's good standing. (Temple students exempted.)
  5. A $50 non-refundable application fee. (Temple students exempted.)