Last updated: July 7, 2013

Compiled by Heather C. Struck

Pre-law Advisor

Binghamton University – State University of New York

Some schools requirements a Dean's Certification at different stages in the enrollment process. 

The following schools require a Dean’s letter required for all First Year JD applicants:

  • Brigham Young University
  • Howard University
  • University of Richmond (admission decision can be made prior to receipt of dean’s letter)
  • Stanford University
  • Yale Law School

The following schools require a Dean's letter required for First Year JD applicants who answer "Yes" to academic/disciplinary action questions on the law school application:

  • Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
  • Brooklyn Law School
  • Columbia University
  • Cornell University
  • Duke University
  • University of Florida
  • New York University