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Concord Law School Online

The Concord Law School, established in 1998, is part of the Kaplan University and serves as its online arm for providing legal education. It has earned reviews for being the top online law school in the United States. Concord Law School is regionally accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and the Distance Education and Training Council (DETC). It is also registered with the Committee of Bar Examiners of the State Bar of California.

There are three law degree programs available online at Concord Law School: the Juris Doctor (JD) degree program, Executive Juris Doctor (EJD) program, and the Small Business Practice LLM program. Graduates of the online JD degree can expect to apply for admission to the California State Bar at the end of the four-year course. The EJD program is for those who want to get an in depth legal education in three years without having to meet the regulatory requirements to take the bar. The LLM program is for practicing attorneys who want brush up on their knowledge about small business law.

Admission requirements at Concord Law School is as follows:

- Official transcripts from colleges/universities (at least Bachelor's degree)
- Initial interview
- Concord Online Admissions Test
- Non-refundable application fee - $100

Starting June 2010, the annual tuition for Juris Doctor degree and Executive Juris Doctor degree is $9984. The tuition for the Small Business Practice program is listed at $900 per unit. Financial aid is available at Concord in the form of Federal aid and private lending programs.

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