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Graduate Pathway in Law (LLM)

INTO Saint Louis University, United States


Next enrollment cycle

January 2023

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Total Course Fee

USD 34,800

Course Accredited By


  • 1 Years
  • On Campus
  • Postgraduate
  • Pathway Programme
Graduate Pathway program offering the academic foundation, essential language skills and GMAT/GRE test preparation to successfully move on to master’s degrees.
An INTO SLU Graduate Pathway program in Law (LLM) will prepare students to enter their next semester of a master’s degree program at Saint Louis University.

Why Saint Louis University?

  • SLU is ranked among the highest research universities in the US by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.
  • SLU's impressive campus boasts 134 buildings on 271 acres of land in Midtown St. Louis
  • SLU provides a great academic environment where there’s a 9:1 student to faculty ratio.
  • Students can choose from one- to three-semester Undergraduate and Graduate Pathway programs.
  • Students are fully admitted to SLU provided successful completion of conditional admission criteria at the end of the Pathway and submission of all required admission credentials.
  • LL.M. graduates are allowed to take the Bar exam in a limited number of U.S. states
  • A comprehensive curriculum with significant coursework opportunities in international and comparative law, health law, employment law, business, commercial and tax law, criminal litigation, civil litigation, urban development, land use and environmental law and intellectual property.
  • You will be able to participate in the SLU LAW Legal Clinics and advocate for individuals or companies dealing with various issues. Externship opportunities are available at Catholic Immigration Law Project, Interfaith Legal Services for Immigrants and Legal Services.
  • A Pathway program provides academic, language and cultural support in order to succeed at a US university.
  • Students are guaranteed progression to an undergraduate degree program through a curriculum consisting of credit-earning courses.
  • Students will benefit from fully integrated classes with both domestic and other international students on campus while learning from highly trained university instructors and tutor.


  • Start dates: January, August
  • Program length: 2 Semesters

Enrollment Cycles

  • January 2023
  • August 2023

Age requirement

  • 16

Academic requirements

  • First degree in law adequate for Bar qualification in home country (LLB or equivalent). 2.75 GPA on a 4.0 scale. Current résumé. Statement of purpose. 2 letters of recommendation.

English language entry requirements

  • 2 Semesters: TOEFL 79, IELTS 6.5, PTEA 52, Duolingo 130, or Completion of Academic English Level 5
  • 24 credit hour program
  • 5 credit hours apply from Pathway
  • 19 credit hours remaining toward degree

Semester 1

  • EAP 4100 Graduate Reading & Writing as Researchers 3 Credits
  • EAP 4150 Listening & Speaking for International Graduate Students I 2 Credits
  • EAP 4020 Law Vocabulary 1 Credits
  • LAW 9993 Pro-Seminar in US Legal Studies 1 Credits
  • EAP 4010 Recitation for the Pro- Seminar 1 Credits
  • Total 8 Credits

Semester 2

  • EAP 4200 Advanced Reading & Writing as Researchers 3 Credits
  • EAP 4250 Listening & Speaking for International Graduate Students II 2 Credits
  • LAW XXXX Introduction to US Law: Legal Research and Writing 3 Credits
  • LAW XXXX American Legal Culture 2 Credits
  • EAP 4010 Recitation for Intro to US Law 1 Credits
  • EAP 4010 Recitation for American Legal Culture 1 Credits
  • Total 12 Credits

Notes * These courses are generally delivered through the INTO Center and are for Pathway students only.

  • Standard 
  • Tuition Fees: $34800

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