Application Status

Applicant Status Glossary

The following definitions are used for an individual applicant’s status online website. The link and passwords to the site are provided to an applicant upon the law school’s application processing.

Application Received

We have received your application and will send an e-mail with your username and password for the online status checker. Please allow up to 7 business days for us to process your application. We will update your status and send you an email once your application has been processed.

Application Incomplete

Your application is incomplete. We will be in touch soon asking for the missing item(s). Please contact us if you do not hear from us. Your application will not be reviewed by the admissions committee until it is complete.

Application Complete

Your application is complete and ready for review by our admissions committee. It could potentially take 6-8 weeks for a decision to be made.


The admissions committee has reviewed your application and has offered you a spot in the next incoming class at Mizzou Law!


You have been admitted and subsequently have been approved by the admissions committee to defer your admission to the following year


The admissions committee has reviewed and denied your application.

Denied — Application Incomplete

You do not have a complete application. The admission committee cannot review incomplete applications. Your application has been denied.

Full Deposit Paid

The admissions office has received your full seat deposit. This deposit is nonrefundable and be applied towards your fall tuition.

Partial Deposit Paid

The admissions office has received the first $250 seat deposit. This is nonrefundable and will go towards your fall tuition.


The admissions committee has asked you to join the waitlist.

Waitlist Confirmed

You have confirmed your spot on Mizzou Law’s waitlist.

Waitlist Declined

You have declined your spot on Mizzou Law’s waitlist.

Waitlist Declined — No Response

You did not respond to e-mails from the admissions office asking to confirm your spot on the waitlist therefore you have been withdrawn from the list.

Withdrawn — Declined Admission

You have declined Mizzou Law’s offer of admission and any potential scholarships for the upcoming academic year.

Withdrawn Before Decision

You have requested to remove your application prior to receiving a decision from the admissions committee.

Withdrawn — No Deposit Paid

You failed to pay your seat deposit to secure your seat in the entering class and have subsequently been withdrawn.