Frequently Asked Questions
Is Arizona Summit Law School fully accredited?
Yes. Arizona Summit Law School received full approval from the American Bar Association in June 2010 as the final step in its accreditation process.
Can Arizona Summit Law School graduates take the Bar Exam?
Yes, students who have graduated from Arizona Summit Law School have gone on to take Bar examinations in Arizona and other states throughout the country. For information about each state’s Bar examination requirements, please visit www.ncbex.org.
Does Arizona Summit Law School offer an online program or legal degree?
No. Arizona Summit Law School does not offer an online program or an online legal degree. However, Arizona Summit Law School does offer a limited number of online courses that are approved under ABA regulations.
Does Arizona Summit Law School offer a part-time program?
Yes. Arizona Summit Law School is the only Arizona law school offering a full-time program, part-time day program and part-time evening program. All programs have the same entrance criteria.
What is the difference between the full-time and part-time program?
There is virtually no difference in the programs, except for the amount of time it takes to complete them. On average, Arizona Summit Law School’s full-time program takes two to two and half years to complete, while the part-time program typically takes four years.
If I enroll in the part-time program, are my courses taught by part-time professors?
Days. Nights. Full-time. Part-time. No matter what your scheduling availability, the quality of your education will remain the same. Our full-time professors teach both day and evening courses. Arizona Summit Law School also uses adjunct professors for both day and evening classes who are established lawyers and judges and often have specific experience in the courses they teach.
What are the prerequisites for attending Arizona Summit Law School?
To apply, Arizona Summit Law School applicants must have a four-year college degree and an LSAT (Law School Admission Test) score acquired within five years of their law school application. If you’ve completed your four-year degree and have not taken the LSAT, please visit www.lsac.org to schedule a testing date.
What do I need to do to apply?
To apply to Arizona Summit Law School, you’ll need to fill out an online application on www.lsac.org.
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Additionally, you will need to submit college transcripts, your LSAT score, two letters of recommendation no older than two years, a personal statement and a résumé to your profile.
Can I work while I go to Arizona Summit Law School?
At Arizona Summit Law School, our students come with a variety of financial responsibilities. While we accept students in a variety of different situations, the American Bar Association requires that full-time (12 credits or more) students not be employed more than 20 hours per week.
How much does Arizona Summit Law School cost?
The cost of law school varies depending on your housing situation, travel requirements, scholarships and financial aid. For more information about costs, please visit "Cost of Attendance" under the Admissions section.
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