About the Program

  • Temple Law Scholars receive provisional admission* to Temple’s Beasley School of Law.
  • They complete undergraduate requirements in the Honors Program at The Fox School.
  • Those who wish additional work experience can defer matriculation into law school for a year.

Options

4/3 Option: Enriched Experience

  • Temple Law Scholars receive a BBA upon completing four years of study at The Fox School, taking full advantage of the programs and services available to honors students.
  • They receive the degree of Juris Doctor upon successful completion of three years of study at Temple’s Beasley School of Law.

3/3 Option: Accelerated Experience

  • Temple Law Scholars begin law school after three years of undergraduate work in the Honors program, receiving their BBA after completing the first year of law school. This option is designed primarily for the older student with considerable life experience.
  • They receive the degree of Juris Doctor upon successful completion of three years of study at Temple’s Beasley School of Law.

Advantages

This program is open only to honors students with:

  • high class standing and SAT scores,
  • superior letters of recommendation,
  • exceptional writing skills as evidenced by a thoughtful, articulate essay on a topic assigned by the Temple Law Scholars Admission Committee
  • experience in community service and leadership positions
  • a genuine interest in the legal profession

This highly selective program provides:

  • Solid understanding of business and business practice as well as of legal studies
  • Enriched undergraduate experience both inside and outside the classroom, through curricular and co-curricular opportunities offered by The Fox School, its student professional organizations such as Phi Alpha Delta pre-law society, and its Center for Student Professional Development, special lectures and events; mentoring by both law school and legal studies faculty, students and administrators, visits to law school classes, and more.
  • Opportunities to gain experience through legal internships in the Philadelphia area.
  • Simultaneous admission to two internationally acclaimed colleges of a Research I University with campuses and programs throughout the Greater Philadelphia region and around the world.

* Matriculation into Temple’s Beasley School of Law depends upon: completing at least 93 credits of undergraduate work at The Fox School and a 3.45 grade point average; placing in the 80th percentile on the Law School Admission Test (LSAT).

For additional information, please contact:

Leora Eisenstadt
Assistant Professor, Legal Studies Department
Voice: 215.204.6672
e-mail: leora.eisenstadt@temple.edu

Dr. Paul Crowe
Associate Professor of Philosophy
Voice: 215.204.8591
e-mail: pcrowe@temple.edu