Outstanding students who qualify for this special program may be able to complete all requirements for a baccalaureate degree and the Juris Doctor degree in six years.
Full-time students who matriculate at the University in their freshman year and who maintain superior academic records with outstanding academic averages and superior scores on the Law School Admission Test (LSAT) may apply to the School of Law at the end of their junior year, substituting the first year of work in the School of Law for up to 30 credits of free electives for the Bachelor of Arts degree. Students who apply must meet the following conditions:
In completing the first year of work in the School of Law, a student in the Three- Plus-Three program must pass all law courses with a grade-point average of at least 2.0. It is mandatory that all non-law academic work toward the combination degree be completed before any work in law is undertaken.
Those interested in pursuing the Three-Plus-Three Program must contact the Dean of Admissions at the School of Law and either the Dean of the School of Justice Studies or the Dean of the Feinstein College of Arts and Sciences, no later than the end of the freshman year. This program is not available to transfer students.