Solo and Small Practice Management Certificate Admissions Requirements

Applications for the Certificate are accepted on a rolling basis for start dates in January and August. Please allow 4-6 weeks for application processing and applicant notification.

Application Checklist

Citizens or Permanent Residents

To complete the application, please submit the following:

  • Completed Application: Click here to complete an application.

Please note: the Academic Level, Major, Degree and Concentration fields should look like this:

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  • Resume: Please upload a copy of your resume in the given space in the application.
  • Official Transcripts: Please have official transcripts from all institutions attended (including your JD-granting institution) mailed to the address listed below.
  • Processing Fee: There is a $65 nonrefundable processing fee associated with an application. In the application, please indicate whether you will be paying with a credit card or will be mailing in a payment to the address listed below.

Please mail all application materials to:

University of Denver Sturm College of Law
2255 East Evans Ave. #330H
Denver, CO 80208

Documents can be emailed to solo@law.du.edu



International Applicants

To complete the application, please submit the following:

  • Official Transcripts: Please have official transcripts from all institutions attended (including your JD-granting institution or foreign equivalent) mailed to the address listed below.
  • Test Scores: We require all applicants whose first language is not English to adequately demonstrate English competency as a part of the application process. Students may demonstrate competency by submitting scores from IELTS (International English Language Testing System) or the TOEFL. Our institution requires an overall band score of a 6.5 or higher on the IELTS. For the TOEFL, minimum scores 600/250/100 (PBT, CBT, iBT) must be met. Please contact the test center directly where you took the IELTS test and request that your official test scores be sent to the address below. We do not accept unofficial Test Report Forms from students. An institutional code is NOT required. For the TOEFL, please have ETS send your scores directly to the address below as well (institution code 484230). For further information regarding the IELTS, please visit http://www.ielts.org
  • Essay: In no more than two pages, please write an essay responding to the prompt “Why I Wish to Pursue the Solo/Small Practice Management Certificate”.
  • Processing Fee: There is a $65 nonrefundable processing fee associated with an application. In the application, please indicate whether you will be paying with a credit card or will be mailing in a payment to the address listed below.
  • Financial Verification Form: Provide an original bank letter showing cash availability or official proof of scholarship/government sponsorship. Monthly bank statements will not be accepted. Photocopies of financial verification documents will not be accepted. **NOTE: the financial verification form does not apply to students who have filed documents to become permanent residents (resident aliens).

Please mail all application materials to:

University of Denver Sturm College of Law
2255 East Evans Ave. #330H
Denver, CO 80208

Documents can be emailed to solo@law.du.edu