Alternative Admission For Mississippi College Students

MC Law may grant admission to a limited number of applicants who are undergraduates at Mississippi College without meeting the ordinary requirement of submitting an LSAT score.

Provided the following conditions are met: 

  • The applicant scored at or above the 85th percentile on the ACT or SAT for the administration of the exam taken by the applicant;
  • The applicant has a cumulative grade point average of 3.50 or higher through six semester of academic work as an undergraduate student at MC or ranks in the top 10% of the applicant’s undergraduate class at MC through six semesters of academic work; and
  • The applicant will complete a bachelor’s degree prior to matriculation at MC Law.

 A graduate who has received a bachelor’s degree from MC within 12 months of the date of matriculation is also eligible for admission under the criteria above.

 MC Law may grant admission to a limited number of applicants who are undergraduate students at MC who are enrolled in the university’s 3+3 program under the same criteria as listed above.

 MC Law may also grant admission to a limited number of applicants who are seeking the J.D. degree in combination with the Masters of Business Administration from MC without meeting the ordinary requirement of submitting an LSAT score and who meet the following criteria:

  • The applicant scored at or above the 85th percentile on the GRE or GMAT; and
  • The applicant achieved a 3.5 grade point average or higher through six semesters of academic work at MC.

 Application Instructions

 To be considered for admission to MC Law under the alternative rules for admissions for MC students an applicant must do the following:

  • Complete this application and submit it to the Admissions Office at MC Law.  The Application should be signed (can be electronic) and dated. It can be sent electronically to Ms. Bobbie Cole at brcole@mc.edu or mailed to the Admissions Office at 151 E. Griffith Street, Jackson, MS 39201. An electronic copy of this application can be requested by contacting Ms. Cole.
  • A resume listing your accomplishments to date and a personal statement must accompany the completed application.  The personal statement should be between two and three pages, double spaced, on a subject of the applicant’s choosing.  The Admissions Committee places significant weight on an applicant’s personal statement.
  • Send transcripts from ALL academic institutions attended to the MC Law Admissions Office.
  • Contact the MC Registrar’s Office to request ACT, SAT, or GMAT scores to be sent to the MC Law Admissions Office.
  • Letters of recommendation are not required, but we encourage two.  Please ask your recommenders to send their letters directly to the MC Law Admissions Office at 151 E. Griffith Street, Jackson, MS 39201.

Once the above items are received, then an applicant’s file is considered complete and ready for review.  The Admissions Committee reviews files on a rolling basis.  An applicant is notified of the Admissions Committee’s decision by letter.