Why Join Pacific Legal Advantage?

Gain an edge in law school when you prepare with the Pacific Legal Advantage Program. This is an immersive, seven-unit program designed to expose students to the legal field and prepare them for the rigors of law school.

How to Apply

Please review the application criteria below to determine if you are eligible to apply. If you are eligible and wish to apply, you should indicate Pacific Legal Advantage as a "pre-professional program" on your application to the university or contact the outreach coordinator at aleforestier@pacific.edu for the next steps in the application process.

Why Join Pacific Legal Advantage?
Legal Advantage Student Kyle Wohlgemuth

The Pacific Legal Advantage Program was one of the reasons political science major Kyle Wohlgemuth decided to enroll at Pacific. That decision has led to some extraordinary experiences.

Application and Selection Process

Students will graduate with the degree of their choice. They will complete seven units of required Pacific Legal Advantage curriculum, through a 3+3 or 4+3 track, in addition to their major and general education.

  • 3.5 GPA. GPA is cumulative and unweighted.

  • First-year students and sophomores only (fewer than 60 transferrable units)
  • 3.5 cumulative college GPA
  • High school transcripts are considered for those with fewer than 30 units
  • Consideration for the 3+3 track is on a case-by-case basis

  • Indicate Pacific Legal Advantage as a "pre-professional program" on your application to the University or contact the Outreach Coordinator
  • Respond to an email or mailing from the program

  • Qualified students who have already been admitted to the University will be considered
  • You will receive a decision notification in March or April 
  • If accepted to Legal Advantage, you must confirm your enrollment to the University and Legal Scholars 

  • Outstanding candidates may receive a $3,000 renewable scholarship
  • Scholarships are awarded based on merit 
  • Recipients will be notified in their acceptance letter in March or April 

Contact Us

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Pacific Legal Advantage
916.340.6177

Stockton Campus