About Application Status

Current Status

Application Received
We have received your application and sent you an email acknowledging the receipt. This email contains your username and password which give you access to check the status of your application online. If you have not received this email, please check your spam folder. (Remember to add Ave Maria School of Law to your list of approved senders in order to ensure that you receive import communication pieces from the Office of Admissions.) Please give us several workdays to process your application and update your current status to either "Complete" or "Incomplete".
Your application is incomplete. You should have received an email informing you which of the required documents are missing. Alternatively, you may also check your online status in order to determine which items are missing.
Your application is complete and will be (or has been) forwarded to the Admissions Committee for review.

Decision Status

Decision Pending
No decision has been rendered by the Admissions Committee.
Application Withheld from Review
Your file is currently withheld from review. If you have registered for a future LSAT administration or if you have indicated in your application that you intend to sit for a future LSAT administration, it is our policy to withhold your application from review until we receive your official updated score from the Law School Admission Council.  If you would like the Admissions Committee to review your file without your updated score, our office must receive a written notification or request.
Withdrawn Before Decision
Per your request, your application has been withdrawn. At this time the Admissions Committee in no longer considering your application for admission to Ave Maria School of Law.
Incomplete and Denied
Your application has been incomplete for an extended period of time. At this time, your application is no longer being considered for admission. Should you like your file to be reviewed for admission to the current incoming class, please provide to our office the missing components as soon as possible.
Application In Review
Your application is currently being reviewed by the Admissions Committee. You should expect to receive a decision within 4 to 8 weeks from the time that your application went into review.
Decision Rendered: Deny
Unfortunately, the Admissions Committee was unable to offer you admission to the current incoming class.
Decision Rendered: Waitlist
The Admissions Committee would like to further consider your application through our Wait List process. If you inform us of your desire to receive consideration as a Wait List candidate, the Admissions Committee will re-review your application for admission in late spring. To receive consideration for admission via the Wait List process, please complete the Wait List Interest Form located within the Admissions section of our web site: www.avemarialaw.edu/admissions/waitlist
Please also note that you are welcome to supplement your application file with any materials that you believe to be relevant to your candidacy (e.g., an additional letter of recommendation, a supplemental statement, etc.).
Admission Granted
Congratulations on your admission to Ave Maria School of Law! You will receive an official decision letter via mail within 5-10 business days. You should shortly receive an email with your unique user name and password to access the Admitted Applicants' Portal.
Enrollment Intention Form Received
We have received your enrollment intention form indicating that you have accepted our offer of admission. We look forward to receiving your Enrollment Deposit of $500 by your deposit deadline.
Enrollment Deposit Received
We have received your tuition deposit of $500 and enrollment intention form. We are delighted that you will be joining Ave Maria School of Law!
Admission Deferred
We have granted your request for deferral.
Offer of Admission Declined
You have indicated that you will not be attending Ave Maria School of Law. We wish you all the best in your future endeavors and thank you for considering Ave Maria School of Law for your legal education!