Description of the 3+3 Program

What is a "3+3" program?
A “3+3 B.A./J.D. Program” or “BA to JD Program” is an accelerated program in which you complete your B.A. and J.D. degrees in six years rather than the typical seven years. These programs exist within many colleges and universities.  The UC Hastings-UCSC “3+ 3 B.A./J.D. Program” is the first and only such program in the UC system.

What are the advantages of a 3+3 program?
A 3+3 Program saves you time and money.  It enables you to save one academic year of your undergraduate education. It also saves you a full year’s undergraduate fees and living expenses.  In addition, students who meet the program requirements will avoid the time, effort, and expense of applying to multiple law schools. Lastly, the program allows you to enter your chosen career one year earlier.

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