JD/MA On Campus

Law And Political Science

Loyola University Chicago

48 months
1033 USD/credit 30990 USD/year
1033 USD/credit 30990 USD/year
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Law And Political Science from Loyola University Chicago permits students enrolled in Loyola’s Law School to complete both a JD degree and an MA in Political Science in a shorter period of time than if both programs were pursued separately.  


Law And Political Science from Loyola University Chicago offers students specialized training appropriate for careers in the public sector or for law practices involving administrative agencies or processes, by combining the study of law with an exploration of the political context within which domestic and international legal systems operate


Our students pursue careers in politics, government, international affairs, law, the non-profit world, journalism, business, education, social services, and other professions, as well as for further graduate (PhD) study at professional schools and institutions of higher learning, both in the U.S. and abroad.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced methodological training
  • Advanced language training/proficiency in a language other than English
  • Advanced research skills
  • International, cross-cultural experience
  • Professional development and experience
  • Networking opportunities

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Undergraduate academic record, both overall and in political science
  • Graduate Record Examination scores preferred but not required (may be requested by admissions committee as needed)
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • A statement of purpose, not to exceed two double-spaced pages, describing academic interests and professional goals
  • A Completed Application Form
  • Language Test Requirement
  • Transcript Evaluation

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    30990 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1033 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • National

    30990 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1033 USD per credit during 48 months.

Living costs for Chicago

1297 - 2491 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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