3+3 for Simpson Undergraduates
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Simpson Drake 3+3 Program
Qualified Simpson students can earn an undergraduate degree and a law degree in six years rather than the usual seven, with guaranteed Law School scholarships. Students are eligible for the program with any Simpson major.

Through this program, students complete three years of full-time undergraduate study, use Law School courses to meet the balance of required undergraduate credits, and receive their bachelors degree after the first year of Law School.

How do I prepare?

Students should discuss the 3+3 Program with the Simpson 3+3 advisor, Professor Mark Juffernbruch (mark.juffernbruch@simpson.edu, 515-961-1880), and with the Law School’s 3+3 Program Director, Professor Miguel Schor (miguel.schor@drake.edu, 515-271-4184) . The advisors will assist students to ensure that undergraduate degree requirements are met through either their three years of undergraduate study or their first year of Law School.

Participants will take the LSAT and apply to the Law School during the fall of their third year. 3+3 participants apply to the Law School using the normal application process; the only additional requirement is a letter from the Simpson 3+3 advisor confirming that the student will fulfill all the requirements for the bachelor’s degree by the end of the first year of Law School. Participation in the 3+3 Program does not guarantee admission into the Law School.

How does financial aid work with this program?

Every Simpson student enrolling at Drake Law School through the 3+3 program is guaranteed a $5,000 per year Simpson Scholars Award. The award is automatically renewable for all three years of law school and may be combined with other scholarships up to full tuition. Students may qualify for additional Law School scholarships.

What if my plans change?

You may proceed with completing your Simpson undergraduate degree if you decide not to participate in the 3+3 Program or if you are not admitted into the Law School.

Find out more about the Simpson College Drake Law 3+3 Program.

For further information contact: 
Simpson College Admissions Office: 1-800-362-2454/admiss@simpson.edu 
Drake Law Admissions: 1-800-44-DRAKE/law-admit@drake.edu.

Last Modified: 10/24/2013 8:37:00 AM by Ann Van Hemert