At a Glance

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Georgia State University College of Law offers outstanding programs and hands-on learning opportunities in the heart of Atlanta, one of the country’s fastest growing cities and home to the world’s busiest airport. Surrounded by business, government, nonprofit and cultural organizations, Georgia State Law provides an ideal environment for gaining practical experience and engaging in interdisciplinary research and collaboration.

Top-notch faculty members and practical-learning opportunities help students develop the knowledge and the skills necessary to begin practicing law after graduation. Our campus community is diverse in thought and background. This diversity expands students’ understanding of varied cultural perspectives and the world.

Our attrition rate is only 3 percent, with 97 percent of our students graduating from Georgia State Law.

Overview

Degree Programs

Juris Doctor
Dual Degrees

  • Bachelor/J.D. (with the Honors College)
  • J.D./M.A. in Philosophy
  • J.D./M.B.A.
  • J.D./M.C.R.P. (Master of City and Regional Planning) with Georgia Institute of Technology
  • J.D./M.P.A. (Master of Professional Accounting)
  • J.D./M.P.A. (Master of Public Administration)
  • J.D./M.P.H. (Master of Public Health)
  • J.D./M.S.H.A. and J.D./M.B.A./M.H.A (Master of Health Administration)
  • LL.M. (Master of Laws)


Our Faculty

Student-faculty ratio: 11 to 1
Full-time faculty members: 63
Women: 52%
Diversity: 17.46%
More about our faculty
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Our Library

Dollars spent on Law Library materials: $1,060,449
Seating capacity inside the library: 366
Number of full-time equivalent professional librarians: 7.5
Hours per week library is open: 103
More about our Law Library



Full-time resident tuition and fees for two semesters: $16,376
Full-time nonresident tuition and fees for two semesters: $35,974

Tuition

Subject to change

Full time
per semester

Full time
per year

Part time
per credit hour

Fees
per semester

Resident $7,067 $14,134 $589 $1,121
Nonresident $16,866 $33,732 $1,406 $1,121

More about tuition and fees or scholarships and waivers.

Refunds

If your student account shows a credit balance, you may be entitled to receive a refund. Student Accounts refunds the credit balance after verifying you are entitled to receive it.

A refund for out-of-pocket payments (Web or paper check, credit card, cash and wire transfers) only will be processed if your overall account balance is a credit. Georgia State University reserves the right to apply a credit/refund from your out-of-pocket payment to any outstanding charges on your student account, regardless of the date the charge(s) is due. This includes applying your credit/refund to charges for a future or past term.

If your account credit is the result of a Web or paper check, the university will wait 11 business days from the date your payment posts to your student account to process a refund. Learn more.

Scholarship Retention Worksheet

Georgia State Law provides scholarships each year without conditional requirements.

This table provides the number of students entering with conditional scholarships and those whose scholarships have since been reduced or eliminated.

Year Number entering Number lost
2012-13
2011-12
2010-11
0
0
0
0
0
0





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The College of Law is accredited by the American Bar Association and is a member of the Association of American Law Schools. The ABA Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar may be contact at legaled@americanbar.org or 312-988-6738. More contact information is available at americanbar.org.

Georgia State University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools: Commission on Colleges (SACS-COC) to award baccalaureate, masters, specialist, and doctorate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Georgia State University.

Employment Outcomes And Bar Passage Rates

Class of 2013

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… more »

Class of 2012

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… more »

Class of 2011

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… more »

Class of 2010

Of the 198 graduates in the Class of 2010, Georgia State Law has detailed employment status information for 175 in February 2011. The college has… more »

Class of 2009

Of the 185 graduates in the Class of 2009, Georgia State Law has detailed employment status information for 152 in February 2010. The college has… more »

 
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