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Located in beautiful Athens, the University of Georgia School of Law is regarded as one of the nation's top law schools. Our school features a welcoming community, challenging curriculum and experienced professors dedicated to teaching the theoretical foundations of law and providing hands-on experience.

Discover why Georgia Law is an excellent place to study law:

 

Affordable Education

Affordable Education

A Georgia Law education is the ideal balance between cost and opportunity. Our tuition is among the lowest in the nation. Nearly half of our students receive merit scholarships, and all enjoy the low cost of living in Athens. Students leave Georgia Law with a wealth of opportunities and low debt.

Accomplished Faculty

Accomplished Faculty

Our professors combine expertise with dedication. They draw on experience as U.S. Supreme Court clerks, trial and corporate attorneys and Fulbright scholars in the classroom. An open door policy is the norm; faculty members are always happy to answer questions and offer career advice to individual students.

Talented Students

Talented Students

Georgia Law is one of the most selective law schools in the nation. Our students have outstanding academic records and excellent LSAT scores. Our first-time Georgia bar passage rate was more than 93% for the July 2012 test.

Rigorous Curriculum

Rigorous Curriculum

Our comprehensive and challenging curriculum prepares students for the practice of law. Students take required courses their first year, and then select from broad course offerings during their second and third years.

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Experiential Learning and Study Abroad

Georgia Law offers local, regional and international opportunities for hands-on experience and community service.  Typically more than 20% of the first year class will participate in summer study abroad programs and internships.

Advocacy Programs

Advocacy Programs

Georgia Law's winning moot court and mock trial programs give students a chance to develop their legal skills in court proceedings that are often judged by the state and nation's leading attorneys, judges and justices.

Career Opportunities

Among the top law schools for supplying clerks to the U.S. Supreme Court during the last decade, Georgia Law has graduates living all over the country, working in private practice, public interest, academia, government and business.

Campus

Friendly Campus & Community Life

The Georgia Law environment is supportive and cooperative. Athens is progressive and offers a low cost of living. Law students have ample opportunities to get involved on campus, polish their legal skills and build personal and professional relationships.


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JD Class of 2016 Profile

Median LSAT:     163

Median GPA:       3.70

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