Masters in Comparative Jurisprudence Application Requirements
The following items must be submitted to Mercer University School of Law to be considered for admission:
- Completed Application for Admission
- Curriculum vitae/résumé (which should include, where applicable: education, work experience, scholastic honors, and publications).
- Typed statement of no more than three pages explaining why the study of law is important to your professional growth and development.
- One confidential letter of reference from persons having knowledge of your academic ability and/or professional promise, mailed or emailed directly by the writers.
- Official TOEFL or IELTS report (if English is not your primary language). Submit test results to Mercer Law School, MCJ Program, Admission’s Office.
- Official university transcript(s) translated to English.
- A Declaration of Finances, in U.S. dollars equivalents, verifying adequate financial resources to cover the cost of attending Mercer University School of Law for the MCJ program.
Note: All Masters of Comparative Jurisprudence materials must be submitted by February 15 to firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail to:
Mercer University School of Law
Admission’s Office - MCJ Program
1021 Georgia Avenue
Macon, GA 31207
Passport and Visa Requirements
- A valid government-issued passport and a U.S.-issued F-1 Student Visa are required for any student enrolling at Mercer University School of Law who is not a citizen or permanent resident of the United States.
- An I-20 Form is required to obtain the F-1 Visa. The I-20 Form is issued to an accepted international applicant after the applicant has submitted the enrollment deposit. The University has been authorized under federal law to enroll non-immigrant alien students and to issue I-20 Forms.
- Because this process can be lengthy and requires specific paperwork, international applicants are encouraged to begin the process early.
Mercer University International Program Contacts
- For assistance with Application Requirements Passport and Visa Requirements, contact Nicole Baker in the office of International Programs.
- For general admissions and program questions, contact Dr. David Ritchie, MCJ program director at Mercer University School of Law.
- Completion of application requirements, February 15.
- Admission decision, March 1.
- Completion of passport and visa requirements, April 1.
- Program start date, June 6..