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Why Should I Choose Georgia State?
Georgia State Law offers an excellent legal education in a global city that connects students with leaders in businesses, government and nonprofit organizations, while preparing them to become leaders.
On a campus without boundaries, students expand their views of the world, open doors with practical learning experiences and develop professional skills and relationships that enhance success after graduation.
We pride ourselves on our strong sense of community and commitment to the pursuit of justice.
Our innovative approach to research and clinical learning allows students to get a headstart on tackling society’s biggest legal issues. Our faculty and students are on the cutting edge of law practice, theory and technology, which drives our dynamic curriculum.
Georgia State Law offers affordable part-time and full-time programs, numerous legal specialties and hands-on opportunities that cover almost all aspects of public and private law.
The Path to Success
“The incredible externship program allows students to get practical experience and connections before entering practice. Working at the CDC and the Fulton County Superior Court provided me with invaluable insight and relationships that’ll last through my career.”
Rachel Di Santo, J.D. '19
Health Law Program, according to U.S. News & World Report.
overall bar passage rate in Georgia for the February 2020 bar and No. 2 for the July 2019 bar.
Consistently recognized as a best value law school by National Jurist and PreLaw Magazines, we are among the top 10 law schools where graduate starting salaries exceed student loan debt by U.S. News.
Only school in Georgia on the "Top 25 National Law Schools for Black Students" list in the Black Student’s Guide to Law Schools & Firms, and consistently ranked Best Diversity school by National Jurist magazine.
2022-23 Entering Class Profile
- Total applicants: 1,940
- Enrolled: 201
- Average age: 26
- Age range: 19-56
- Men: 40 percent
- Women: 59 percent
- Other: < 1 percent
- Diversity enrollment: 38 percent
- Part-time students: 44
- Full-time students: 157
- Median LSAT: 160
- 25th and 75th Percentile LSAT: 157, 162
- Median UGPA: 3.61
- 25th and 75th Percentile UGPA: 3.38, 3.74
- 77 Undergraduate Institutions Represented
- 53 Undergraduate Majors Represented
*as of August 19, 2022
2022-23 LL.M. Class Profile
- Enrolled: 14
- Average age: 36
- Age range: 23-60
- Men: 57 percent
- Women: 43 percent
- Diversity enrollment: 71 percent
- Territories/Countries of Birth Represented: 9
- U.S. Lawyer Track: 1
- Health Law
- Bar Preparation Track: 13
*as of August 19, 2022