Special Applicants

Key Dates

  • July 15: Fall application deadline
  • Dec. 1: Spring application deadline
  • April 1: Summer application deadline

Individuals who fall into the categories below may apply as a special student:

  • An attorney admitted to practice in Georgia or another state who wishes to audit courses at Georgia State Law.
  • Graduate students who wish to take an advanced course in the college in support of their academic program.

Course Credit

Course credits earned while enrolled with a special student status do not count toward a J.D. if you subsequently enroll in the law program.

Attorneys: Steps to Apply

Contact the Office of Admissions to request an application for admission. There is a $50 nonrefundable application fee.
Attach a typed personal statement electronically to your online admissions file to indicate your purpose in taking specific law courses. The personal statement should be no more than two typed, double-spaced pages.
An official transcript from your law school must be mailed directly to the Georgia State Law admissions office. This transcript must confirm receipt of your law degree. Transcripts that are photocopied, emailed or faxed will not be accepted.
Provide a copy of your active bar membership card.
Applicant must receive written permission from the Georgia State Law professor teaching the course sought.

Graduate Students: Steps to Apply

Contact the Office of Admissions to request an application for admission. There is a $50 nonrefundable application fee.
Attach a typed personal statement electronically to your online admissions file to indicate your purpose for taking specific law courses and add anything you wish to say about yourself and your abilities, interests or personal history. The personal statement should be no more than two typed, double-spaced pages.
This letter from your graduate advisor must give permission and conditions for your attendance and agree to accept transfer credit from Georgia State Law.
An official transcript of your graduate work must be mailed directly to the College of Law admissions office. Transcripts that are photocopied, emailed or faxed will not be accepted.
Applicant must receive written permission from Georgia State Law professor(s) teaching the course(s) sought.
 
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