Georgia State's College of Law is ranked among the top third of the nation’s law schools and was recently ranked #1 for its value in National Jurist magazine. The National Law Journal recently ranked Georgia State at No. 32 in its annual list of the top 50 “Go-To” law schools for its percentage of graduates who were hired as first-year associates at the nation’s top firms.
A diverse and motivated student body brings a rich variety of work and life experiences to the law school. Our dedicated and distinguished faculty members are thoughtful scholars and enthusiastic teachers who are committed to ensuring that our students receive a world-class education.
Law at Georgia State is a professional program that requires an undergraduate degree before you can enroll. Entering freshmen who are interested in eventually entering the College of Law can meet with their academic advisor to determine the best academic plan. Additionally, honors students who plan to go to law school are eligible to apply to the dual BA/JD program offered by the Honors College and the law school.
Some of the opportunities for specialization in the College of Law include Health Law, International Law, Law and Bioethics, Law and Intellectual Property, Law and Education, Law and Disability, Law and Urban Growth, Tax Law, Conflict Resolution, and much more. Visit the College of Law website to learn more.
Total Applications: 2692
Class Size: 228
Minority Enrollment: 47
Average Age: 27
Process begins October 1st and deadline is March 15th for the Fall term 2012
Total Students Enrolled: 661
Total Number of Faculty: 102
Librarians & Deans who teach: 10
Center for Law, Health & Society
Center for Comparative Study of Metropolitan Growth
Health Law Partnership (HeLP) Clinic
Legal & Policy Studies (Brazil)
Summer Academy in International Commercial Arbitration (Austria)
Bar Passage Rate: 93%