Mount St. Joseph University partners with the following law schools to offer a 3+3 option:

Northern Kentucky University, Salmon P. Chase College of Law
University of Cincinnati, College of Law
University of Dayton, School of Law
University of St. Thomas- Minnesota, School of Law

Save Time and Money!

• Finish your Bachelor's and Juris Doctor (J.D.) in 6 years*, instead of the typical 7.
• First-year law classes can count toward both degrees: finish your undergraduate degree while also receiving credit toward the completion of your law degree. The first year of law school meets the undergraduate electives required for a bachelor's degree.
• Finishing sooner allows tuition and living expense savings, as well as head start on entering the job market.
*Your Bachelor and J.D. can be completed in 5.5 years at The University of Dayton if selected for their summer start cohort

How to Apply

  • Apply to the Mount to begin your undergraduate degree.
  • Admission to the partner law schools is contigent on standards established by each partner institution and a Law School Admission Test (LSAT) score.
  • To learn more, contact Peggy Minnich, Director of Admission ay