Pre-Law

A well-rounded liberal arts education is the best way to prepare for a career in law because it prepares the mind for the mental gymnastics and rigor of law school.

Preparing you for law school

The Pre-Law program helps you achieve what you need to enter a range of legal careers. Whether it is individual advising, free LSAT prep sessions, a range of law courses, or hands-on skill development through an internship or our moot court competition, we have what you need to begin a successful career as a lawyer, judge, law enforcement officer or government official.

It’s about more than just becoming a lawyer

Our students are accepted to some of the top law schools in Illinois and around the country. Our graduates work in law firms of all sizes, in government positions such as the Federal Bureau of Investigations and as in-house counsel for large corporations. A number of our graduates also work for public interest organizations and local police forces.

Law schools attended by recent graduates

Indiana University Maurer School of Law, Saint Louis University School of Law, The Law School at ...

Pre-Law News

  • Lessons from the ‘Dobbs’ Decision

    Broad impact of Supreme Court’s ‘Dobbs’ decision will include how it shapes classes and elections, according to political science professor Andre Audette.

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  • 1853 Podcast No. 28

    Episode 28: May 12, 2022

    Political science research by seniors Grant Miller (top, left) and Matt Datlof (top, right) and professor Andre Audette (top center); juniors Shay Hafner (bottom, left) and Ally Clay talk about being accepted into the prestigious Fund for American Studies summer program (interview begins at 9:50).
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  • KAILYN GORE: ?The major thing that made me interested in Monmouth was the interaction I had with ...

    Promoting Citizenship

    Trustees’ Scholar Kailyn Gore founded and operated a nonprofit to increase civic education among New Jersey’s middle school and high school students.
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Pre-Law Events

  • Yahnke Internship

    Yahnke Internship FundPreparing you for the real world

  • LeSuer Nature Preserve

    come experience theGlory of Nature.