Georgia State University College of Law
Individuals who have (or will have) graduated from a regionally accredited college or university, prior to fall enrollment or have attended an ABA accredited law school in good standing and has not completed the first year of full-time enrollment.
|October 1||Begin accepting applications for the next year’s Fall entering class|
|June||Last month in which LSAT can be taken for upcoming Fall enrollment|
|April 30||Deadline for receipt of application and all required materials and documentation to our office|
Note: All required documents must be submitted through the Credential Assembly Service (CAS) of the Law School Admissions Council (LSAC). Do not send any documents directly to our office unless specifically requested to do so.
Complete Online Application
Fill out the required online application and submit it along with your $50 nonrefundable application fee, paid by debit card, credit card or online check through LSAC. We recommend that you make a copy of your application for your personal files.
Submit Personal Statement
Attach a typed personal statement electronically to your online application. This is your opportunity to support your application with anything you wish to say about yourself and your abilities, interests or personal history. The personal statement should be no more than two pages double spaced.
Register with Credential Assembly Service (CAS)
Contact LSAC to initiate your “LSAC Law School Report,” which the CAS will forward to us once they have received all required documentation for your application, including your official LSAT score(s), transcripts of all undergraduate and post-graduate work, and letters of recommendation. Keep in mind that this service needs ample time before deadlines to receive, process and forward your materials.
Take Law School Admissions Test (LSAT)
LSAC administers the LSAT four times a year. The February test is the final date considered for Fall entry. The Admissions Committee considers all LSAT scores in the admissions decision process, however, LSAT scores more than three years old will not be considered. For more information or test registration, go to www.lsac.org.
Submit Letters of Recommendation
The College of Law requires two letters of recommendation, no more than two years old, which must be submitted through your LSAC Law School Report. Instructions for this service, which is included in your CAS registration, are available at www.lsac.org. We prefer letters from college professors who can attest to your ability to enter a competitive professional program. If you have been out of school for some time, letters regarding your work experience will serve our requirements. You may submit up to four letters of recommendaton.
We will notify you by e-mail when we have received your online application. It is then your responsibility to monitor the status of your file through our Applicant Status Online (ASO) system. Your application will be carefully considered and you will be notified of our decision by e-mail.
Note: Personal interviews are not part of the application process. The admissions staff may assist you with the application process; however, they have no authority to make admission decisions and you should not construe any of their statements as promises or contracts binding to the College of Law.