Admissions » Admission to First Year J.D. Program

Thinking of applying to UM Faculty of Law for an undergraduate law degree? Here is what you need to know.

  • Apply Online: Application to First Year Law for 2021-22 is now closed. Deadline was December 1, 2020

Eligibility Requirements for All Categories to First Year Law

Admissions policies are under review by the faculty and university and updated information will be posted when the process is finalized.


The Juris Doctor (J.D.) is a three-year degree program. There are three categories of admission to First Year Law.

CANADIAN INDIGENOUS CATEGORY

INDEX SCORE (REGULAR) CATEGORY

INDIVIDUAL CONSIDERATION CATEGORY
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Cost of Attendance (JD Program):

 2020-2021 Year*:

Domestic International
Tuition Fees $10,999 $26,910
Non-Instructional Fees (approximately)
$2,000 $2,000
Books & Supplies $1,000 $1,000

The basic full-time tuition and student fees (approximate): $13,999 (domestic) and $29,910 (international).

Please visit: www.umanitoba.ca/registrar for further information.

*Disclaimer: Fees are approved annually by The University of Manitoba Board of Governors. In the event of a discrepancy between the fee rates approved by the Board and those published on this website, the fee rates approved by the Board will prevail. Students will be notified of any corrections that result in a re-assessment of their student account.


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