UB School of Law Degree (3+3) - B.S. + J.D.

Interested in a Law Degree?

With our new 3+3 program, you can save one full year of tuition by earning your bachelor's degree at SUNY Canton and your law degree at University at Buffalo School of Law, in just six years (instead of seven). It's one of the most affordable paths to a law degree in the country!

About the Program

The program is open to a SUNY Canton student who has maintained a 3.5 GPA and completed three years of undergraduate work in Legal Studies or Applied Psychology. To become eligible, students must have an LSAT score at or above the median LSAT for the School of Law’s previous year’s enrolled class (155 in fall 2020), complete the University at Buffalo School of Law application, and complete all required coursework toward the B.S. degree.

Learn more at law.buffalo.edu

What can you do with a J.D. degree?

Holders of Juris Doctor degrees go on to careers including, but not limited to:

  • Professional Litigators
  • Corporate Counsel
  • Wills, Estates, and Trusts Attorneys
  • Judges
  • Public Defenders
  • Criminal Prosecutor
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Politicians

Earn a Bachelor's and a UB Law Degree in 6 Years

Real-World Experience

Instructors in this program have a wide variety of real world experience including attorneys who are practicing, or have practiced law. This allows students to learn from the experiences of professionals from governmental agencies and from the private sector.

No Time? Try SUNY Canton Online!

The Legal Studies degree is one of SUNY Canton's signature online programs. Earn your first 3 years exclusively online before transitioning to UB Law. Students don't have to travel to take an online course, eliminating geographic barriers. Because internet courses don't have set classroom schedules, students can participate at any hour and from anywhere, even from your job.

Learn More!

Current Students:

Visit your academic advisor

Learn more at law.buffalo.edu

New/Incoming Students:

Contact Admissions

Business Department Director
Nick Kocher
MacArthur Hall 422

Applied Psychology
Curriculum and Practicum Coordinator

Christina Lesyk, LMSW, HS-BCP
Associate Professor