Georgia State Law has been ranked a top 10 best value school year after year by the National Jurist and PreLaw.
Our part-time program is ranked No. 14 in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report, March 15, 2014.
In October 2013, Tipping the Scales, an online resource for law students, looked at two key dimensions of the J.D. experience— the quality of accepted students and graduate success. The new rankings also looked at the selectivity at each school.
In April 2014, the college was ranked No. 45 by the legal blog, Above the Law. Above the Law focused on outcomes in developing a top 50 ranking. Employment data, large firm placement, federal clerkship placement and tuition were the key metrics used.
The College of Law is among the nation’s most diverse law schools, according to U.S. News & World Report, March 15, 2014.
The Southeastern Intellectual Property Job Fair® helps students interested in intellectual property law find fulfilling positions as IP attorneys, as well as patent agents and technical advisers. Founded by Georgia State Law’s Intellectual Property Advisory Board, it is the largest event of its kind in the region. Learn more at sipjf.law.gsu.edu.
S.H.A.R.P., or the Solo/Small Firm Hiring Assistance and Recruitment Program, gives students a forum to interview with small firms and solo practitioners for summer positions and post-graduation employment. We provide solo and small-firm employers with resume books throughout the year and invite them to interview candidates on campus once a month.
For the Class of 2013, Georgia State Law has detailed employment data for 194 of its 195 graduates. As of February 2014, the college has self-reported salary data for 181 of the 195 graduates.
For the Class of 2012, Georgia State Law has detailed employment data for 175 of its 199 graduates in February 2013. The college has detailed self-reported salary information for 174 of the 175 employed graduates.
Of the 186 graduates in the Class of 2011, Georgia State Law has detailed employment information for 166 in February 2012. The college has detailed self-reported salary information for 126 of 166 employed graduates.
Bar Passage Rates July 2011: 93.7% First-time average: 88.9% February 2012: 95.8% First-time average: 78.9% Job Placement Nine Months Out