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Academic Advantages at Georgia State Law
At Georgia State Law, no one goes it alone. We have various programs in place to help you navigate your first year and beyond.
- The Academic Success Program helps you to avoid and overcome academic challenges.
- Students are paired with a dedicated faculty adviser.
- Mentoring and networking available through 25+ student organizations, alumni and the Center for Professional Development.
- Our mindfulness training and yoga programs give you the skills to balance life as a law student.
Our engaged faculty are sought-after practicing attorneys and legal scholars who write casebooks and legal codes, help frame civil rights issues, serve as legal experts, and advise on domestic and international matters. They are dedicated to your success, and are an integral part of our rich, vibrant and supportive learning community.
Through our innovative curriculum, practical training, and a cutting-edge professional development center, you will be ready for any position upon graduation. From philanthropists to politicians, partners at international law firms to solo practitioners, our alumni do it all.
Students master the theory of law and put it into practice through our innovative curriculum. Our holistic approach blends legal theory with legal experience. Students are able to hit the ground running after graduation with the skills and confidence that employers value.
At A Glance
J.D. Tuition & Fees Per Year
- $17,202 Full-Time Georgia Resident
- $36,810 Full-Time Non-Georgia Resident
Ultimate Bar Passage Rate
of the class of 2021 have employment 10 months after graduation.
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
Faculty & Research
- 18 Research centers & clinics
- 5 Fulbright Faculty Members
- 12 Named/distinguished professorships
- 6.34 to 1 Student-faculty ratio
- 136 Total Faculty Members
- 71 Full-time Faculty
- 49% Female Faculty
- 16% Minority Faculty
- Each student is assigned a personal librarian upon acceptance
- Two story-library features a café, study rooms and terraces that overlook downtown Atlanta
- The Law Library houses a database of writing competitions where students can win money to fund their education.
- Dollars spent on Law Library materials: $1,060,449
- Seating capacity inside the library: 445
- Number of full-time equivalent professional librarians: 7.5
- Hours per week library is open: 103
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 [email protected] 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.