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Denver Law Graduate Legal Studies (GLS) accepts applications throughout the year on a rolling basis. Fall 2019 applications are now open, and we will continue to accept applications until all seats are filled. 

Applicants can expect notification of an admissions decision within 4 to 6 weeks of receipt of a complete application. Please visit our frequently asked questions pages for more information, or reach out to us at with further inquiries.

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Application Submission

GLS accepts two types of applications:

1) DU Graduate Admission Application 

2) Law School Admissions Counsel (LSAC) application - Only for LLM applicants. 

We strongly suggest using the DU application if we are the only school to which you are applying. LSAC should only be used if you are applying to other LLM programs that REQUIRE it. 


Application Deadlines * 

LLM and Master of Legal Studies (semester system)

Listed deadlines are applicable to all programs except for Graduate Tax.

Fall 2019 Semester: (classes begin August 19)

  • Priority Deadline - July 8, 2019 

Spring 2020 Semester: (classes begin January 13)

  • Priority  Deadline - November 25, 2019


Summer semester start is only available for eligible applicants in some programs. Foreign-trained attorneys and domestic students without a US legal background are strongly encouraged to apply for Fall and Spring terms only. Contact GLS for more information.

LLM in Taxation and Master of Taxation (quarter system)

Sturm College of Law
University of Denver
2255 E. Evans Avenue
Denver, CO 80208