Duquesne University Law School

Lake Erie College (LEC) and Duquesne University Law School (DULS) have established a 3+3 Program in which a student completes three full years of study at LEC, followed by three years at DULS, culminating in a baccalaureate degree from LEC after the fourth full year of study and the J.D. degree from DULS after the sixth full year of postsecondary study. DULS will accept for regular admission all candidates from LEC who meet the following eligibility requirements: 

  • cumulative GPA of 3.50 or above for three years (96 credits) 

  • completion of one undergraduate major program of study and all general education requirements

  • minimum LSAT score in the 60th percentile, taken by the end of the fall term of junior year

  • recommendation by a jointly administered Selection Committee

  • completion of DULS Office of Admissions protocols and application

Please direct any questions concerning the Law School Early Admission Agreement to Dr. Swartz-Levine, Dean of the School of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences. She can be reached by phone at 440.375.7456 or by email at jswartz@lec.edu.

About Duquesne University School of Law: A private Catholic university law school located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The School of Law was founded in 1911, and is the only multiple-division law school in western Pennsylvania. Located on the 47-acre (190,000 m2) Duquesne University campus, the law school is walking distance to Pittsburgh's downtown legal, corporate, and government communities. The School of Law currently boasts over 5,800 alumni practicing in every field of law, in all 50 states and several foreign countries. Learn more: http://law.duq.edu/.