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Pre-Law

Academics / Departments & Programs / Pre-Law

Become a leader who helps people, resolves disputes, and shapes society.

Calvin’s pre-law program is much more than an advising office. It’s a robust program that equips you for success in law school and a legal career.

Your pre-law experience starts at the very beginning of your time at Calvin, with the question “Is a career in law right for me?” Your pre-law advisor knows the challenges and opportunities that a law career presents and will help you to select courses and programs of study that fit your career goals.

Then, you’ll take advantage of incredible opportunities to deepen your knowledge of legal careers and practice areas. You’ll get advice from attorneys at panel discussions, visit law firms, and participate in a law school recruitment fair in Chicago. Get one-on-one mentoring as you consider your career options, prepare for the LSAT, and navigate the law school application process.

You’ll graduate with a clear vision for your career in law. You'll also have the skills and confidence to perform well on the LSAT and thrive in law school and throughout your career.

Get started by learning more about how the pre-law program works, exploring frequently-asked questions about pre-law at Calvin, or checking out the events we have scheduled for this year.

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HONORS

Looking to stretch yourself further? Find even more collaboration and academic depth in one of Calvin’s two distinct honors programs.

Learn more about the Honors Scholars and Collegiate Scholars programs.

Semester in Washington, D.C.

Study and intern in Washington D.C. for a semester, where you'll find a wide range of law-related internship experiences and opportunities. Learn more »

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Civitas Lab

Join a small group of students who partner with Calvin professors to explore the role that faith plays in law, society, and public life. Learn more »

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ACADEMIC OPTIONS

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Costs & Financial Aid

Families from all economic backgrounds—many just like yours—are making Calvin work. Scholarships, grants and loans are the tools that make Calvin possible.

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