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Arts and Sciences - Law, JD, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 72 months
    Duration
University rank #601 (WUR) Omaha, NE, United States
Creighton University is offering a new Bachelor of Arts and Sciences - Law(Bachelor's Degree/JD) that will allow you to earn a combined bachelor’s degree and law degree in six years.
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Overview

The Creighton College of Arts and Sciences and the Creighton School of Law collaborated on the degree track an created a Bachelor of Arts and Sciences - Law(Bachelor's Degree/JD) to provide this opportunity for highly motivated students to maximize their course work at Creighton. You’ll spend three years on requirements for a bachelor’s degree in the Arts and Sciences and three years on requirements for a law degree.

Outcomes

Employment of lawyers is projected to grow 10% by 2022, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Because more students graduate from law school each year than there are jobs available, competition for positions is strong. Getting 2 degrees in only 6 years gives you a head start.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 72 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Students will spend:

  •  three years on requirements for a bachelor’s degree in the College of Arts and Sciences 
  • three years on requirements for a law degree.
  • the first year of law school will also count toward requirements for the bachelor’s degree.

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    88

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General Requirements

  • The new program is open by invitation to first-year students who have been admitted to the College of Arts and Sciences.
  • To be admitted to the Creighton School of Law after only three years, students should earn and maintain a GPA of 3.5 in their Creighton coursework and must meet additional requirements.  Students are strongly encouraged to participate in the pre-law seminar.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    39724 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 39724 USD per year and a duration of 72 months.
  • National

    39724 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 39724 USD per year and a duration of 72 months.
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Living costs for Omaha

  • 985 - 1520 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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