Pre-Law at Saint Mary's

Excellent Preparation for Law School

You want to serve as a resource, a change agent, someone who can make a difference and help others. Whether you have always dreamed of becoming a lawyer or you’re exploring your options, Saint Mary’s will equip you with the skills to get into law school and succeed beyond - no matter your major. Common majors for pre-law students include English, philosophy, and history, but any major at Saint Mary’s will prepare you to write well, think critically, communicate effectively, and more, meeting the American Bar Association (ABA) competencies.

Work one-on-one with a Pre-Law Advisor

Saint Mary’s provides the resources to explore the LSAT preparation, internships, and other experiences that will make you stand out as a law school applicant. A pre-law advisor will work with you to explore and guide you on the journey to law school. An individualized process ensures that you receive the guidance and tools you need to be prepared for law school.

Career Paths of Alumnae

There are many paths to law school. Saint Mary’s alumnae have gone on to law school directly after graduation, or after a few years in the workforce. They are the best indication of how Saint Mary’s prepares you to excel. Your pre-law advisor can connect you with our lawyer alumnae to ask advice or get guidance, or even just inspiration.

  • 90%of Saint Mary’s seniors say they can write clearly and effectively
  • 93%of Saint Mary’s seniors say they can think critically and analytically
  • 100+Pre-Law students at Saint Mary’s

Noteable Alumnae

  • Katlynn Dee ’17
    History and philosophy double major
    Awarded a $90,000 scholarship to DePaul Law School

  • Ashley Marie Ulbricht ’04
    Biochemistry major
    Featured as one of Indianapolis’ Best and Brightest, which recognizes 100 professionals under the age of 40 from 10 industries
    Received a law degree from Valparaiso University

  • Mary Lu Bilek ’77
    English literature and philosophy double major
    Attended Harvard Law School
    Dean of CUNY Law School