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Three Plus Master’s Program or JD Program


This agreement is designed to give opportunities for all Wilson College students to consider a graduate or professional program of study in law, policy, or governmental regulations. Students have the opportunity to achieve a Bachelor’s Degree and a Master’s Degree or a Juris Doctor (JD) Degree in four, five or six years.


A Wilson student must maintain a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.3 at all times after acceptance in the program, complete all general education and major requirements by the completion of their junior year; and submit a Statement of Interest to the Dual Enrollment Admissions Committee by the end of their freshman year. Wilson students must complete their major and general educational requirements by the end of their junior year. Wilson students must meet the median acceptance scores at VLS for the prior year. Students should have no evidence of Character and Fitness concerns that would disqualify the applicant from admission.


Warren Wilson College students must apply for a dual-degree program at Warren Wilson College no later than the end of their freshman year. Students should apply to Vermont Law School by March 31st of their junior year. For students applying to the JD program this includes the LSAT no later than February of their junior year.


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A Student's Perspective

DanNielE Fulmer

"Participating in the 3+1 program between Wilson College and Vermont Law School was one of the most challenging and rewarding experiences of my academic career. I am grateful for the support that I received from professors at both schools while pursuing this accelerated track and humbled by the opportunity I had to learn from distinguished scholars in my field of interest."