Why Pre-Law at Furman?
Preparing for a legal career takes time, resources, and commitment. As a pre-law student, you will benefit from close mentoring from our faculty as you learn about yourself and explore potential legal careers. You will be able to participate in exclusive internship opportunities with the U.S. Attorneys Office, attend LSAT preparation classes offered conveniently on campus, and become actively involved in student legal organizations by becoming a member of the Pre-Law Society or auditioning to serve on Furman's nationally ranked Mock Trial team. These are just some of the advantages of participating in the Pre-Law track at Furman.
If you visit campus, consider attending a class taught by one of our pre-law faculty or schedule a meeting with the Assistant Academic Dean for Advising to discuss potential your options for a major. The pre-law faculty will discuss your ideas and can provide experienced guidance in identifying opportunities that will support your career goals. Also, do not forget to complete the Pre-Law Interest Form so we have a record of your visit and can follow up with you!
As a pre-law student, you will choose a major that matches your interests, skills, and talents. Our faculty are legal experts who will also help you learn about yourself and explore your career options, regardless of your intended major. We'll mentor you as you evaluate a range of potential career paths, and help you understand the academic requirements for applying to law school. To assist you with your research, check out some great resources related to various legal occupations from the Bureau of Labor Statistics or learn more about becoming a lawyer.
Law School Admission
Furman has been highly successful in preparing students for admission to law school, especially given its status as a small liberal arts university. Learn more about our law school admission success.