At a Glance
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.
- Bachelor/J.D. (with the Honors College)
- J.D./M.A. in Philosophy
- 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)
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
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Full-time resident tuition and fees for two semesters: $16,376
Full-time nonresident tuition and fees for two semesters: $35,974
Subject to change
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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|
- Total applicants: 2,080
- Enrolled: 189
- Average age: 24
- Men: 105 (56%), women: 84 (44%)
- Minority enrollment: 47 (25%)
- Georgia residents: 173 (92%)
- Part-time students: 46
- Full-time students: 143
- Total students: 661
- Full time: 471 (72%)
- Part time: 190 (28%)
- Men: 56%
- Women: 44%
- Minority enrollment: 31%
- Georgia residents: 92%
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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
Bar Passage Rates July 2013: 94.7% First-time average: 85.7% 2014 ABA Employment Report
Of the 199 graduates in the Class of 2012, Georgia State Law has detailed employment information for 175 in February 2013. The college has detailed… more »
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 »
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 »