Admission to the JD or joint-degree program does not ensure admission to a dual-degree program.

YALE SCHOOL OF FORESTRY

Applicants interested in programs with Yale may apply to VLS and the partner institution at the same time, or apply to the partner institution during the first year of law school. ABA requirements dictate that entering student begins the JD portion of the program first.​

UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE

  • JD/MPhil in Real Estate Finance
  • JD/MPhil in Environmental Policy
  • JD​/MPhil in Planning, Growth and Regeneration

Dual-degree students to Cambridge are selected based upon their performance at VLS. The application processes take place during the first or second year of law school.

Students must apply separately to and be accepted by VLS and the University of Cambridge for admission to each element of the program. Applicants to the dual-degree program must be approved by VLS before applying to Cambridge. Application to the University of Cambridge will ordinarily occur during the fall of the student's second year of study at VLS.​

UNIVERSITY OF CERGY PONTOISE

Dual-degree students to Cergy Pontoise are selected based upon their performance at VLS. The application processes take place during the first or second year of law school.​

Northeastern University School of Law

JD students at Northeastern can earn the MELP degree by taking one summer of classes at VLS, combining one of their co-op experiences at NUSL with a MELP externship, and sharing credits between the two degrees. JD/MELP students are able to earn both degrees in the same three years it would normally take to earn the JD alone.

Quinnipiac University School of Law

JD students at Quinnipiac can earn any of our three master's degrees by taking one summer of classes at VLS, pursuing a summer master's externship, taking an online class, and sharing credits between the two degrees. JD/MELP students are able to earn both degrees in the same three years it would normally take to earn the JD alone.

Rubenstein School of Natural Resources at the University of Vermont

Candidates for the MELP/Master of Science in Natural Resources dual degree may "share" the equivalent of nine credits between the two programs. Applicants to this program must apply separately to, and be accepted by, both Vermont Law School and the University of Vermont.

Thunderbird School of Global Management

  • JD/MBA
  • JD/MA Global Affairs and Management
  • JD/MS Global Management
  • MELP/MBA
  • MELP/MBA Global Affairs and Management
  • MELP/MS Global Management

Applicants interested in programs with Thunderbird may apply to VLS and Thunderbird at the same time or apply to Thunderbird during the first year of enrollment. ABA requirements dictate that entering students begin the JD portion of their program first (where applicable).

Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College

The MELP/MBA degree with the nearby Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College enables students to earn both degrees concurrently. MELP/MBA degree candidates may "share" the equivalent of nine credits between the two programs. Applicants to this program must apply separately to, and be accepted by, both Vermont Law School and the Tuck School of Business.

University of South Carolina School of Law

JD students at South Carolina can earn any of our three master's degrees by taking one summer of classes at VLS, pursuing a summer master's externship, taking an online class, and sharing credits between the two degrees. JD/MELP students are able to earn both degrees in the same three years it would normally take to earn the JD alone.

University of South Dakota School of Law

JD students at South Dakota can earn any of our three master's degrees by taking one summer of classes at VLS, pursuing a summer master's externship, taking an online class, and sharing credits between the two degrees. JD/MELP students are able to earn both degrees in the same three years it would normally take to earn the JD alone.