The liberal arts environment provides a rich foundation for students preparing for
law school, since there is no single undergraduate major that is ideal for all students
considering law school.
You’ll benefit from courses that require you to read challenging works, to write papers
demonstrating verbal organization of complicated materials, and to develop your speaking
Pre-Law at Illinois Wesleyan — Our Advantages:
Our small classes and individual attention will help you develop reading, writing
and critical thinking skills that are absolutely essential in successfully pursuing
You'll have the flexibility to take courses that interest you where, as a result,
you will be more successful – especially since law schools prioritize GPA over a particular
course of study.
Members of the Pre-Law Advisory Committee will be available to talk with you about
your course selections, law school options, applications, personal statements and
any other questions about law school you might have.
IWU’s general education requirements are designed to help you explore a broad range
of disciplines and develop enduring qualities of mind and character. A challenging
liberal arts education is indisputably the best pre-law academic preparation that
you can pursue.