12 months
29272 USD/year
29272 USD/year
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Comparative Law from Brigham Young University aims  =to provide an opportunity for lawyers trained in jurisdictions outside the United States to study the U.S. legal system. 


Comparative Law from Brigham Young University provides maximum exposure to the U.S. legal system and interaction between master of law students and students seeking the juris doctorate degree. Students obtain a solid foundation in the basic principles of U.S. law while being allowed the flexibility to pursue personal academic interests. To ensure a superior educational experience for students in the program, admission is generally limited to six to eight students per year.

Students at Comparative Law from Brigham Young University will:

  • be able to engage in legal analysis, research, and advocacy pertinent to the United States legal system.
  • demonstrate competency in explaining and applying fundamental principles regarding the law and legal system of the United States.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Legal Analysis
  • Research
  • Advocacy

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

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  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • English proficiency test - TOEFL (minimum required score of 90), IELTS, or E3PT.
  • Law School Application form
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Official verification to practice law in native country or credential evaluation
  • Financial information
  • $50 application fee
  • Resume
  • Application - Submit an application by the program deadline
  • $50 non-refundable application fee
  • Honor Code Commitment and Ecclesiastical Endorsement
  • Receive at least a 3.0 grade-point average in the cumulative undergraduate GPA from a regionally accredited university in the United States, or a comprehensive grade-point average of 3.0 from an equivalent university outside the United States. 
  • Evidence of Bachelor’s Degree and Transcripts

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29272 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29272 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    29272 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29272 USD per year during 12 months.

Latter-day Saint Tuition - $14636

Living costs for Provo

944 - 1633 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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