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UNIVERSITY OF SASKATCHEWAN - [USASK], SASKATOON, SASKATCHEWAN - PROGRAMS

Saskatoon, SaskatchewanLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1907Established Year
  22400Enrollment

Juris Doctor [J.D]

 3 years
 part time
  English
 on campus

Field of Study

Offered by     College of Law, University of Saskatchewan

$ 30,810 

1st Year
Fees

International Student Tution

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Program Description

  • The University of Saskatchewan offers a Juris Doctor with a duration of 3 years.
  • This course is offered on a part-time study, full-time not available for this program.
  • This program is provided on-campus.
  • This program provides the opportunity to pursue a legal education in a collegial and student-centered environment.
  • In this program, teaching and learning facilities, world-class faculty, innovative programs, and course offerings combine to provide an extraordinary educational experience, preparing students for the exceptional opportunities of the future.
  • Students in the program may complete the regular program, or they may choose to complete the JD. program with an option in French Common Law.
  • The faculty and student ratio for this program are 1:17.
  • The average salary goes up to 54,000 USD after completing this program.
  • At the University of Saskatchewan, there are more than 25000 students that have come from over 130 countries.
  • This university offers more than 130 programs, it has 13 colleges, 6 affiliated colleges, and three graduate schools under it.
  • They offer multiple scholarships, around $13 million are provided for scholarships, bursaries, and awards.
  • It ranked at #401 by the survey reports of Times World University Ranking, 2020 in the world, and 16-18 in Canada.
  • The university comprises of 3 campuses spread in the area of 2,425 acres across the regions of Saskatoon, Regina, and Prince Albert.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Doctorate
Duration3 years
Fees$ 99,261 for 3 years
Delivery TypePart Time
Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Feb 01)
Language Proficiency TOEFL,IELTS
Offered by College of Law, University of Saskatchewan
Program Urlhttps://law.usask.ca/programs/juris-doctor-jd.php

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • Two full years (60 credit units) of academic work at a recognized university or equivalent.
  • There are no recommended pre-law programs or classes, they accept students from all accredited programs.
  • Applicants have a Law School Admission Test (LSAT) score.
  • Proof of English proficiency may be required for international applicants, whose first language is not English.
  • Admission is offered on an ongoing basis until all seats are filled.
  • Students must be qualified in IELTS or TOEFL to get admission in this program.

Indian Student Eligibility:

  • The student has graduated from senior secondary school or equivalent.
  • Students must have graduated from a university or college in a related field or equivalent.


Required Document List

Required Documents are:

  • Transcript: Students must submit the official marks statements or transcripts that are provided by the college.
  • Certificates: Certificates like High School or University/College Certificates are to be submitted of education qualification.
  • Resume/CV: Outline of academic achievements and/or awards, publications, relevant work, and volunteer experience.
  • Test Results: Provide proof of English proficiency, if English is not the first language in student country, as proof of IELTS/TOEFL result scores is to be submitted.


Application Deadline

Fall
Feb 01


Scores Required

86 / 120

Avg. Score in

TOEFL

6.5 / 9

Avg. Score in

IELTS


Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

YearYear 1Year 2Year 3
Tuition fees$30810$30810$30810
Books fees$1875$1875$1875
Others$402$402$402
Total fees$33087$33087$33087

Living Costs

HeadAvg Cost Per Year
Room$ 6,624
Food$ 480

Ranking

Academy Ranking of World Universities 2020

Ranked #151/ 300

Law [ International ]


Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
Paul Foundation scholarships $20,174 Yes N/A
Forktip Women’s- Innovation Scholarship Variable Yes 30 Aug, 2020
Ontario Graduate Fellowship $8,459 Yes N/A
Go Clean Scholarship $3,500 Yes 31 Dec, 2020
Ellis R. Ott Scholarship for Applied Statistics and Quality Management Variable Yes 01 Apr, 2020
Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation Doctoral Scholarships Variable Yes 03 Jan, 2021
BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020
JN Tata Endowment Scholarship Variable Yes 09 Mar, 2020
Debesh Kamal Scholarship $1,385 Yes 30 Apr, 2020
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VISA & Work Study

VISA

  • International Students will need to apply for a valid Student VISA before entering Canada.
  • A student visa is an immigration document that allows students to live and study in Canada.
  • The student must have a student visa to enroll in any degree, program, or course that takes more than 6 months to complete.
  • Whether students also need an Entry Visa depends on their country of citizenship.
  • The Temporary Resident Visa (Entry Visa) is a stamp placed on their passport that allows them to enter Canada.
  • In most cases, students Entry Visa will have the same expiry date as their Student VISA.
  • A student VISA is usually valid for the length of the student’s study program, plus an extra 90 days. 
  • The students need these documents to apply for a study permit:
    • Proof of acceptance i.e The offer letter that the student received from the university.
    • Proof of identity 
    • Proof of financial support i.e Documents showing the financial status.

Work Study

  • On-campus working options are available for full-time students.
  • In case, an institution has campuses in different cities, students must not work on the campus where they are enrolled full-time.
  • Working as a teaching or research assistant at a library, hospital, or research facility affiliated with the institution is also an option for students
  • An International student with a valid student visa is eligible to work off-campus while completing studies.

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