MONMOUTH — An settlement concerning Western Oregon College (WOU) and Willamette University will make it simpler for WOU college students intrigued in legislation to pursue a graduate degree at Willamette University College or university of Regulation (Willamette Legislation).

The two establishments signed the arrangement on July 20.

This system admits WOU undergraduate students and alumni who meet specified academic credentials to Willamette Legislation and provides each individual university student a $10,000 scholarship, renewable every single calendar year the college student is enrolled at Willamette Regulation and stays in excellent standing.

“This partnership gives our college students with a good opportunity to take the skills they’ve developed at WOU and make a major phase toward their career aims in law,” WOU Interim President Jay Kenton explained. “We’re happy to partner with Willamette University in this software and are delighted that our college students will have accessibility to analyze at these types of an esteemed regulation college.”

The eligibility necessities for WOU pupils and alumni incorporate: at the very least 45 of the student’s very last 60 credits ought to have been concluded at WOU have to have done at least 90 credits full ought to have completed a WOU bachelor’s degree right before matriculating at Willamette Legislation will have to have earned a minimum amount cumulative quality level average of 3.2 in WOU courses and at minimum 3. on all transferred classes and need to have gained a least rating on the LSAT (regulation university admission test) or GRE (graduate report assessment) at or over the 50th percentile of the most new class to matriculate at Willamette Law.

“We are so happy to partner with WOU and give its proficient learners and alumni a clear path to legislation university admission,” Willamette Legislation Dean Brian Gallini mentioned. “WOU graduates have usually experienced terrific accomplishment at Willamette, and we hope this partnership will present long term WOU graduates with improved accessibility to a authorized schooling.”

Willamette hopes to broaden mentorship chances to WOU undergraduate pupils to assistance examine legal occupations, produce expertise for law educational facilities and a improved being familiar with of the legislation university admission approach, and help with setting up to finance a graduate instruction.

To discover more, visit the WOU transfer pathways web page at https://wou.edu/transferpathways for extra information.