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ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS

Admissions at Abraham Lincoln University

 

The Admissions team at Abraham Lincoln University is here to help. We invite you to explore how ALU’s online degree programs can work for you. Please contact Admissions at +1 (213) 252-5100 or admissions@alu.edu with any questions about our programs or admissions process. We look forward to speaking with you.

 

More information about each degree can be found on our Online Programs or Juris Doctor pages. Additional information is available for those who seek transfer credit or want to study at ALU as an international student.

 

Please also review our Tuition & Financing page. Federal Financial Aid may be applied to the Juris Doctor for those who quality. Military education benefits or scholarships may also apply, depending on the applicant’s circumstances.

 

General Admissions Requirements

 

  1. Identify your program of interest and contact Admissions at +1 (213) 252-5100 or admissions@alu.edu. An admissions representative will serve as your point of contact to ensure that you complete all necessary application steps and determine the best cost savings value of any possible transfer credits. They will also provide you with a summary of courses that are required for graduation.
  2. Complete an online application form.
  3. Read and complete program specific admission requirements.
  4. Order and submit your transcripts. Abraham Lincoln University typically requires official transcripts or official documentation for admissions committee review, so be ready to ask your post-secondary institution(s) to send official, sealed transcripts to:

 

Abraham Lincoln University
Admissions Department
3530 Wilshire Blvd., Ste 1430,
Los Angeles, California 90010, U.S.A.

 

Program-Specific Admissions Requirements

 

Undergraduate Certificate, Diploma, Associate, and Bachelor’s Degree Undergraduate Admissions Requirements

  1. Complete an application form and submit an application fee. All applicants must pay a non-refundable application fee of $50.00 by a credit card, debit card, or usage of a PayPal account in order for applications to be processed, except for active-duty military and veteran prospects who qualify for an application fee waiver. Apply Now!
  2. Provide proof of High School Graduation:
    1. Official or Unofficial high school transcript or copy of diploma;
    2. Official transcript from an accredited college or university indicating that the applicant fulfilled the requirements for graduation from an accredited high school;
    3. Official General Educational Development (GED) certificate or other approved high school equivalency certificates;
    4. Military service members and veterans may provide a copy of their Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD Form 214), Record of Military Processing (DD Form 1966), or Military Branch records that document high school graduation or equivalent.
  3. Obtain and send transcripts for additional transfer credits to be evaluated for possible transfer to an ALU program. Unofficial transcripts will be accepted to expedite transfer credit evaluation. Students who are admitted to the university must submit official transcripts no later than 30 days from the start of the course. (The transfer credit evaluation fee will be waived for military students enrolling under the U.S. Department of Defense Tuition Assistance (TA) program and all U.S. military veterans.) Send official, sealed transcripts to:

    Abraham Lincoln University
    Admissions Department
    3530 Wilshire Blvd., Ste 1430,
    Los Angeles, California 90010, U.S.A.

  4. Provide a current government issued photo ID.
  5. Provide a resume, curriculum vitae, or list of professional accomplishments.
  6. Students applying for Veterans Affairs (VA) Educational benefits must provide:

    •DD214 Form;
    •Official transcripts from all previously attended institutions. If unable to obtain official transcripts, please contact the admissions office.

  7. Once all admissions and enrollment action items are complete, students are enrolled into an online orientation course (ORT100) and are provided access to the Learning Center.
  8. Speak with the Admissions team at any step along the application process. An ALU Admissions representative will serve as your point of contact to ensure that all documentation is provided so that Student Services can develop an individual degree plan that shows the best cost savings value of any possible transfer credits. They will also provide you with a summary of courses that are required for graduation. You can reach Admissions at +1 (213) 252-5100 or admissions@alu.edu.


Master’s Degree Admissions Requirements
including Master’s Level Certificate Programs

  1. Complete an application form and submit an application fee. All applicants must pay a non-refundable application fee of $50.00 by a credit card, debit card, or usage of a PayPal account in order for applications to be processed, except for active-duty military and veteran prospects who qualify for an application fee waiver. Apply Now!
  2. Provide official transcripts as evidence of a bachelor’s degree from a col­lege or university accredited by an accrediting agency recognized by the United States Department of Education or an equivalent degree from a recognized foreign college or university. Transcripts must be sent directly to Abraham Lincoln University by the granting institution(s). Unofficial transcripts will be accepted to expedite transfer credit evaluation. Students who are admitted to the university must submit official transcripts no later than 30 days from the start of the course. (The transfer credit evaluation fee will be waived for military students enrolling under the U.S. Department of Defense Tuition Assistance (TA) program and all U.S. military veterans.) Send official, sealed transcripts to:

    Abraham Lincoln University
    Admissions Department
    3530 Wilshire Blvd., Ste 1430,
    Los Angeles, California 90010, U.S.A.

  3. Provide a current government issued photo ID.
  4. Provide a resume, curriculum vitae, or list of professional accomplishments.
  5. Students applying for Veterans Affairs (VA) Educational benefits must provide:

    •DD214 Form;
    •Official transcripts from all previously attended institutions. If unable to obtain official transcripts, please contact the admissions office.

  6. Once all admissions and enrollment action items are complete, students are enrolled into an online orientation course (ORT100) and are provided access to the Learning Center.
  7. Speak with the Admissions team at any step along the application process. An ALU Admissions representative will serve as your point of contact to ensure that all documentation is provided so that Student Services can develop an individual degree plan that shows the best cost savings value of any possible transfer credits. They will also provide you with a summary of courses that are required for graduation. You can reach Admissions at 213.252.5100 or admissions@alu.edu.


Doctorate Admissions Requirements (Non-J.D.)
including Doctorate Level Certificate Programs

  1. Complete an application form and submit an application fee. All applicants must pay a non-refundable application fee of $50.00 by a credit card, debit card, or usage of a PayPal account in order for applications to be processed, except for active-duty military and veteran prospects who qualify for an application fee waiver. Apply Now!
  2. Provide official transcripts as evidence of a master’s degree from a col­lege or university accredited by an accrediting agency recognized by the United States Department of Education or an equivalent degree from a recognized foreign college or university. Transcripts must be sent directly to Abraham Lincoln University by the granting institution(s). Unofficial transcripts will be accepted to expedite transfer credit evaluation. Students who are admitted to the university must submit official transcripts no later than 30 days from the start of the course. Send official, sealed transcripts to:

    Abraham Lincoln University
    Admissions Department
    3530 Wilshire Blvd., Ste 1430,
    Los Angeles, California 90010, U.S.A.

  3. Complete three (3) Doctoral Applicant Reference Forms.
  4. Write a Statement of Purpose addressing why you are seeking the degree.
  5. Provide a current government issued photo ID.
  6. Provide a resume, curriculum vitae, or list of professional accomplishments. While professional work experience is not a condition of admission to the doctorate program, applicants must provide evidence of any previous professional work experience prior to formal admission.
  7. Students applying for Veterans Affairs (VA) Educational benefits must provide:

    •DD214 Form;
    •Official transcripts from all previously attended institutions. If unable to obtain official transcripts, please contact the admissions office.

  8. Once all admissions and enrollment action items are complete, students are enrolled into an online orientation course (ORT100) and are provided access to the Learning Center.
  9. Speak with the Admissions team at any step along the application process. An ALU Admissions representative will serve as your point of contact to ensure that all documentation is provided so that Student Services can develop an individual degree plan that shows the best cost savings value of any possible transfer credits. They will also provide you with a summary of courses that are required for graduation. You can reach Admissions at 213.252.5100 or admissions@alu.edu.

Juris Doctor Admissions Requirements

An ALU School of Law admissions representative will serve as your point of contact to ensure that you provide accurate and complete information on all application steps. All admissions items are necessary to determine qualifications and an applicant’s potential to practice law. All items are required before an applicant’s package can be submitted to the admissions committee. More items are required for students with additional circumstances regarding prior law school history or other issues – please see below.

 

For more information about our Juris Doctor program including Business & Professions Code Section 6061.7(a) Information Report (admissions data, tuition and fees, financial aid, enrollment data, employment outcomes, General Bar Examination passage data, and more) as well as other disclosures, please click here.

 

  1. Complete an application form and submit an application fee. All applicants must pay a non-refundable application fee of $50.00 by a credit card, debit card, or usage of a PayPal account in order for applications to be processed, except for active-duty military and veteran prospects who qualify for an application fee waiver. Apply Now!
  2. Complete an Online Assessment Test. If you received an LSAT of 140 or above, upon verification you are not required to take the assessment test.
  3. Write a Personal Statement between 300-500 words answering:
    1. Why do you want to attend law school?
    2. What will you do when you receive your J.D?
  4. Provide a professional Resume.
  5. Provide two Academic, Professional, or Personal Letters of Recommendation.
    1. Only one letter may be from the Personal category.
    2. Recommendation letters should provide an understanding of your professional or academic experience, or other qualifications that demonstrate your work ethic, analytical skills, personal characteristics, inspirations, and other relevant qualities.
  6. Provide official transcripts as evidence of a bachelor’s degree from a col­lege or university accredited by an accrediting agency recognized by the United States Department of Education or an equivalent degree from a recognized foreign college or university. Transcripts must be sent directly to Abraham Lincoln University by the granting institution(s). Send official, sealed transcripts to:

    Abraham Lincoln University
    Admissions Department
    3530 Wilshire Blvd., Ste 1430,
    Los Angeles, California 90010, U.S.A.

  7. Students applying for the Juris Doctor are required to present transcripts from their Bachelor’s degree or higher. All submitted academic credentials must be earned from a college or university accredited by an accrediting agency recognized by the United States Department of Education.
  8. Degrees earned from institutions outside of the US must be presented with an official translation for degree and subject equivalency comparable to instruction in the United States, provided by a credential evaluation service approved by the State Bar of California. The ALU admissions office will provide a list of these services upon request.
  9. Unofficial transcripts will be considered, but official transcripts should be submitted promptly for review. At latest, the University must receive official transcript(s) from the institution(s) you attended within 30 days of the start of the course.
  • Provide a current government issued photo ID.
  • Students applying for Veterans Affairs (VA) Educational benefits must provide:

    •DD214 Form;
    •Official transcripts from all previously attended institutions. If unable to obtain official transcripts, please contact the admissions office.

  • Additional steps are required for students who have prior law school history, international students, or those who may have issues that otherwise touch on qualifications and potential. A member of ALU’s admissions team can assist you at +1 (213) 252-5100 ext. 1 or admissions@alu.edu regarding these scenarios.
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