The Suffolk Law Scholars Program offers high-achieving students an opportunity to gain provisional acceptance to the Suffolk Law School as they enter the University as first-year undergraduate students.

The program is available to members of the University Honors Program. You can choose from a wide range of majors, and you can select from either the traditional or accelerated track for entry to Suffolk Law School, leading to the Juris Doctor (JD).


  • Provisional admission to Suffolk University Law School as soon as you’re admitted to an undergraduate program
  • Receive one-on-one program advising
  • Build your resume with internship and practicum experience
  • Receive mentorship from peers, faculty, current law students, and alumni attorneys
  • Attend special lectures, workshops, and events

Your Options

4+3 Program

  • Earn your bachelor’s in four years (no summer classes)
  • Complete the JD in three years

3+3 Accelerated Program

  • Earn your bachelor’s in three years (with summer classes)
  • Complete the JD in three years

Admission Requirements

  • Must be accepted into the University Honors Program
  • Have a high class standing; excellent high school GPA
  • Have strong ACT, SAT scores
  • Submit a well-argued and well-written essay
  • Have excellent letters of recommendation
  • Possess above-average maturity
  • Have experience in community service and leadership positions
  • Show a genuine interest in the legal profession and its value to society

Program Requirements

  • Satisfy all academic requirements of your degree program(s) and all entrance requirements for the Law School
  • Satisfy all Honors Program degree requirements
  • Obtain a letter of recommendation to the law school from a member of the Law Scholars Admission Committee
  • Earn a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5 in your undergraduate program
  • Earn an LSAT score equal to or greater than the Law School’s median score of the prior year
  • Comply at all times with the University’s standards for student performance and conduct