Foreign Applicants

Applicants who completed their [undergraduate and/or] legal degrees at institutions outside the United States or Canada must fulfill additional requirements:
  • Applicants whose primary language is not English or whose education has been in a language other than English must achieve a minimum score of 100 on the Internet-based Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), 600 on the paper-based TOEFL test or a minimum of 6.5 on the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) exam. More information on TOEFL is available online at www.TOEFL.org and more information on IELTS is available online at www.ielts.org.
  • The degree(s) must be from a university accredited in the country in which it is located or the applicant must be admitted to practice before the highest court in that country.
  • The applicant must submit a degree equivalency statement with an assessment of grade-point average based on foreign academic work as provided by a credentials evaluation service:

  • International Education Research Foundation
    P.O. Box 3665
    Culver City, CA 90231-3655

    Tel: (310) 258-9451
    Fax: (310) 342-7086
    www.ierf.org / info@ierf.org

    World Education Services, Inc.
    Bowling Green Station

    P.O. Box 5087
    New York, NY 10274-5087
    Tel: 212-966-6311
    Fax: 212-739-6100

    www.wes.org / info@wes.org

    Global Services Associates
    2554 Lincoln Boulevard, #445
    Marina del Rey, CA 90291-5082
    Tel & Fax: (310) 828-5709
    www.globaleval.org / info@globaleval.org