Pre-Law Program with Drexel Law School
A 3+3 program leading to a B.A. in Political Science from Arcadia University and a J.D. from Drexel University.
About the 3+3 Program
This program allows students to pursue the
B.A. in Political Science on an accelerated
three-year track, with assured admission to
Drexel University’s Earle Mack School of Law
for students who meet the admissions criteria.
This accelerated program integrates
undergraduate and graduate training and
provides comprehensive global learning
The program meets the needs of students who
want to pursue accelerated training in law,
allowing for an intensive and rigorous six-year
academic program that integrates classroom
learning with real-world experiences and
practical fieldwork. This program allows talented students to pursue an accelerated
option that is both more affordable and
custom-designed to prepare them for a highly
competitive job market.
Assured Admission Criteria to Earle Mack School of Law
Admission to the Pre-Law accelerated
program at Arcadia University does not
guarantee a student admission to Drexel
University’s Earle Mack School of Law.
Students will be admitted only if they meet the
- Complete all Political Science major
and core course requirements at
Arcadia University, and complete 96
or more credits before enrolling in
courses at Earle Mack School of Law.
- Earn a cumulative undergraduate
GPA of at least 3.4, as calculated by
the Law School Admission Council’s
Credential Assembly Service.
- Meet the character and fitness
requirements of Earle Mack School of
- Comply with all application, seat
deposit, and other deadlines
established by Earle Mack School of
- Take the Law School Admission Test
(LSAT) no later than December of the
third year of the program.
- Earn an LSAT score at least equal to
the median LSAT for Drexel’s 1-L
class in the year the student was
admitted to Arcadia University. For
example, the median LSAT for
Drexel’s 2010 entering class was 159.
Hypothetically, students admitted to
the EAP in the 2010-11 academic
year must score at least 159 on the
In addition to the GPA and course
requirements listed above for admission into
Drexel’s Earle Mack School of Law, Arcadia
University will require the following of students
to maintain enrollment in the EAP:
- Earn a minimum of a 3.00 GPA after
the first year.
- Earn at least a 3.20 cumulative GPA
after the second year.
- Earn a minimum of a 3.40 at the end
of the third year.
- Comply with all academic standards
and expectations for student conduct
established by Arcadia University.
Arcadia students who do not meet these
requirements or who are not admitted to EAP
as first-year students (freshmen) may apply to
Drexel’s Earle Mack School of Law, if
interested, through normal admission
- Professor: Dr. Finbarr O’Connor
- Associate Professor: Dr. Warren Haffar
- Assistant Professor: Dr. Angela Kachuyevski (Director)
- Adjunct Professors: Michael Archie, J.D., Hon. Christopher Cerski, J.D. (Pre-Law Adviser), Dr. Amy Cox, Sandra Jones, M.A.IPCR