By offering a challenging course of study in a highly supportive environment, the James C. and S. Maynard Turk Pre-Law Program gives students a distinct edge in preparation for an outstanding legal career.
With campus conveniently situated in a judicial hub, Roanoke routinely places students in prime internships with federal judges, public defenders, police departments and U.S. Attorneys' offices. The pre-law program eliminates roadblocks by pairing students with pre-law advisors, paying for student testing fees and covering part of the cost of LSAT preparatory courses.
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Careers & Outcomes
Roanoke's innovative curriculum emphasizes critical thinking, research and communication skills essential to working with clients and building a strong legal case. Our program has an impressive record of placing students in top-tier law schools, and a number of our graduates have secured full-ride scholarships. Moreover, Roanoke students have gone on to impressive careers in public interest, criminal and corporate law.
The pre-law program is interdisciplinary, drawing on a variety of different legal perspectives. Coursework is designed to give students the flexibility to investigate subjects most relevant to their future career plans or interests.
We offer a concentration in legal studies. Pre-law students may study any major.