“Though I didn’t realize it when I was deciding which law school to attend, I’ve come to think that it’s most important to go where you really feel at home. You should choose a place where you’ll feel comfortable, even on your worst days.”
Christine H. Lee (J.D. ’16)
- February: Last month to take LSAT
- Oct. 1: Application period opens
- July 15: Application period ends
First-year J.D. applicants are individuals who have either:
- graduated (or will graduate) from a regionally accredited college or university before fall enrollment
- left an ABA-accredited law school in good standing and have not completed the first year of full-time enrollment
- First-year J.D. students are accepted for the fall semester only.
- Georgia State Law has a rolling admission policy.
- A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university is required to register.
- Georgia State Law cannot admit students who are ineligible for readmission to another law school.
- You must submit all required documents through the Credential Assembly Services of the Law School Admissions Council (LSAC).
- Never send documents directly to our office unless requested.
- We do not grant personal interviews.
- For more information, sign up for an information session or class visit.
- The faculty admissions committee reviews files from January until the class is full.
- Full-time students cannot work more than 20 hours per week at any combination of jobs.
Steps to Apply
Personal interviews are not part of the application process. Admissions staff members may assist you with the application process, but have no authority to make admission decisions. You should not construe any of their statements as promises or contracts binding to Georgia State Law.