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Pace, Saint Rose Jointly Offer Accelerated Law Degrees

Pace University and The College of Saint Rose join together to offer an accelerated law program.
Pace University and The College of Saint Rose join together to offer an accelerated law program. Photo Credit: File

PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y. -- Pace University School of Law in White Plains and The College of Saint Rose in Albany are collaborating to allow qualified Saint Rose students to earn a bachelor's degree and law degree in six years.

Through a new "3+3 program" offered by the institutions, student who are interested in pursuing law are now able to take their first three years at Saint Rose and then, if accepted, begin law courses during their senior year.

Students will receive bachelor's degrees from Saint Rose upon finishing their first year at Pace. Completion of the program leads to a juris doctor degree from Pace.

The program is open to students in any of 13 majors, including criminal justice, communications, English, mathematics, political science and Spanish. Students may apply to Pace in their junior year and must have a minimum 3.3 grade-point average and score well on the Law School Admission Test (LSAT) to qualify.

All Saint Rose major and liberal education requirements must be completed before transferring to Pace.

For more information about the 3+3 program between The College of Saint Rose and Pace Law School, contact Alfred Chapleau, chair of the Saint Rose Department of Criminal Justice, Behavior and Law, at 518-454-2863 or email chapleaa@strose.edu.

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