Pre-Law Concentration


The Pre-Law Concentration is offered within the History and Political Science majors, but students in any other major may also earn a Pre-Law Concentration and participate in the program’s activities. Political science faculty serve as coordinators of a series of courses and practica focusing on constitutional, civil, international, and criminal legal issues. The curriculum is designed to prepare you for advanced study in law school.

Quincy professors, alumni, advisors and members of the area legal community devote time and expertise to the concentration, offering you unrivaled access to their assistance in prepping for the Law School Admissions Test (LSAT), exploring internships, obtaining a great recommendation for law school, and planning a satisfying career.

3×3 Program with SLU LAW

Quincy University has teamed up with Saint Louis University School of Law to offer an unprecedented program for incoming students studying pre-law. This partnership allows students to earn a bachelor’s degree from QU and a Juris Doctor degree from SLU LAW through a six-year program (three at QU followed by three more at SLU LAW). Applicants must maintain a qualifying GPA and LSAT score to be considered for the program.

Mock Trial

Quincy University is home to a nationally-recognized Mock Trial Team which participates in tournaments around the country. Many graduates of the program have gone onto successful careers in law. Members of the 2015 graduating class have already been accepted to the law schools of SLU LAW, Valpraiso, Southern Illinois, University of Illinois, Notre Dame, UMKC, Creighton, Drake, and a host of other schools.

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Setting the Bar

The skills I learned [at Quincy University] helped me in my current job and they helped me when I was in law school.
Mallory Littlejohn '08, Lawyer

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