Mizzou Three-Three

Eligibility requirements

Meet the following criteria. You'll gain admission into the three-three Juris Doctor program.

  • Major in political science with a public law minor.
  • Post a qualifying Law School Admissions Test (LSAT) score. The typical median score at Mizzou is 157-to-159.
  • Maintain a minimum 3.5 GPA at Missouri State.
  • Complete general education requirements at Missouri State (45-49 hours)
  • Complete all requirements within the political science major at Missouri State (42 hours), unless exempted by the program coordinator and appropriate department personnel.

Timeline for eligible MSU students

  1. After your sophomore year at Missouri State, notify the Missouri State political science department that you intend to pursue the three-three path.
  2. Take your LSAT in the June following your sophomore year.
  3. Before the start of your junior year, apply to the University of Missouri School of Law. The MSU political science department will assist you in the application process.
  4. Receive an early admission letter by November, if you’ve met LSAT score requirements. Mizzou makes exceptions for the required GPA and LSAT score on a case-by-case basis.
  5. Complete your first year of law school (full-time, 31 credit hours) in good academic standing (grade of 77.5 or above). These credits fulfill the remaining requirements for your undergraduate degree.
  6. Working with the University of Missouri School of Law, submit your official transcript to Missouri State.
  7. After your transcript is approved, you’ll receive a bachelor’s degree from Missouri State.