Bakersfield College

Bakersfield College Administration Building

How to Apply to Pre-Law Program

This program is for new/current Bakersfield College students. Students with degrees are not eligible for the program.

Students interested in applying for BC’s Pre-Law pathway must:

  1. Complete the Interest Form
  2. Meet with Pre-Law Educational Advisor
  3. Complete the Pre-Law Application Form/Student Contract
  4. Attach a one-page letter of interest with your application stating "Why do you wish to pursue a career in the legal field?"
  5. Submit a completed Pre-Law Application form and letter to:
  6. Create a Comprehensive Education Plan with Pre-Law Advisor

For acceptance and continuation in the Pre-Law program, students must:

  • Attend 2 advising sessions with Pre-Law Advisor five weeks apart every semester
  • Work with the BC Advisor designated to advise Pre-Law Scholars
  • Follow the designated sequence of courses
  • Strive to maintain desirable 3.0 GPA
  • Participate in related Pre-Law activities
  • Agree and adhere to the Student Rights and Responsibilities (herein, ‘student contract’) enclosed in this application.
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