Stillman College offers a Pre-Law Program through the Department of Social Sciences. The Pre-Law Program helps students to broaden their view of the world, cultivate such personal qualities as honesty and integrity, and acquire and sharpen the diverse skills needed in law school.
Admission to law school is normally based on personal and academic records and on the results of a student’s performance on the national Law School Admission Test (LSAT). Consequently, the Pre-law program at Stillman College helps students to broaden their view of the world, cultivate such personal qualities as honesty and integrity, and acquire and sharpen the diverse skills needed for success in law school, in a law career, and in life. The core skills include listening ability, general research, critical reading ability, analytical skills, logical thinking, and the ability to communicate clearly, concisely, and persuasively orally and in writing. At Stillman, a Pre-law student may select a major in a social science discipline with a number of elective courses in English, speech, and theatre, or a major in English with a number of elective courses in speech, theatre and the social sciences. Whatever the major, Pre-law students will pursue a demanding, four-year course of study in the liberal arts, which will help them acquire the knowledge and skills needed for the intense competition for admission in law school.
Criteria for admission to Stillman’s guaranteed Pre-law Program include a minimum GPA of 3.3; an ACT score of 21 or SAT score of 950; the appropriate high school courses in mathematics, English, and in the social and natural sciences.