international applicants

International Applicants

International applicants who attended and graduated from a college or university in another country are required to have their credentials evaluated by JD Credential Assembly Service (JD CAS) and apply as a first-year applicant.

Note: Georgia State Law international applicants must satisfy all first-year applicant requirements. The college has no special grading standards for international students. Read below for additional requirements and policies that may apply.

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English as a Second Language

Applicants whose native language is not English are encouraged to take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) to demonstrate a satisfactory level of proficiency in the English language.


International applicants must earn a satisfactory score on the LSAT.


International applicants who have graduated from a college or university outside the United States are required to submit their foreign transcripts to the Law School Admission Council’s JD Credential Assembly Service for evaluation.

You will register for JDCAS evaluation when registering with the Law School Admission Council – known as LSAC – and your JDCAS report will be included with your LSAC Law School Report at no extra charge. To ensure that your transcripts are received and evaluated in a timely manner, print out a Transcript Request Form for each institution when registering and send it to them promptly.

Note: JDCAS evaluation does not apply to foreign work completed through a study abroad consortium or exchange program sponsored by a U.S. or Canadian institution when the work is clearly indicated as such on the home campus transcript.


International applicants must provide documentation of their visa and financial status prior to admission. Permanent residents must provide a copy of their permanent resident card.


The College of Law offers the juris doctorate (J.D.) 90-hour program and a master’s of law (LL.M.) 24- or 26-hour program.