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.
Master of Laws (LL.M)
- 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)
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
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Full-time resident tuition and fees for two semesters: $17,050*
Full-time nonresident tuition and fees for two semesters: $36,658*
*Tuition and fees are subject to change.
Subject to change
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A refund for out-of-pocket payments (Web or paper check, credit card, cash and wire transfers) will only 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|
**Georgia State Law scholarships have no conditional requirements.
- Total applicants: 1,879
- Enrolled: 190
- Average age: 25
- Men: 91 (48%), women: 99 (52%)
- Minority enrollment: 60 (32%)
- Part-time students: 45
- Full-time students: 145
- Total students: 617
- Full time: 470 (76%)
- Part time: 147 (24%)
- Men: 49%
- Women: 51%
- Minority enrollment: 34%
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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
For the Class of 2018, Georgia State Law has detailed employment data for 161 of its 179 graduates.
Bar Passage Rate July 2018: 85.4% for… more »
Bar Passage Rate July 2017: 84.5% for J.D. Program State first-time average: 79.4% July 2017: First-time average: 20% for LL.M. Program State first-time average: 11.1%… more »
For the Class of 2016, Georgia State Law has detailed employment data for 189 of its 203 graduates. As of March, the college… more »
For the Class of 2015, Georgia State Law has detailed employment data for 196 of its 199 graduates. As of June 2016, the college has bar passage rates for the… more »
For the Class of 2014, Georgia State Law has detailed employment data for 196 of its 197 graduates.
Bar Passage Rate July 2014: 92% First-time… more »
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 »
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 »
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 »