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Antonin Scalia Law School

Rank 32 (USNWR 2023)
166
Median LSAT
3.83
Median GPA
19.6%
Acceptance rate

Also known as

  • Antonin Scalia Law School
  • George Mason University
  • GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY
  • GMU ASSoL

Antonin Scalia Law School is a law school located in Fairfax, Virginia. The school was ranked 32 in 2023 by USNWR. Annual enrollment for Antonin Scalia Law School is approximately 159.

Admissions website: https://www.law.gmu.edu/admissions/

Admissions email: lawadmit@gmu.edu

Admissions phone: 703.993.8010

Can I get into Antonin Scalia Law School with aGPA andLSAT?

Antonin Scalia Law School Key Statistics

Previous year ABA 509 data
Percentiles 25 50 75
LSAT 158 166 167
GPA 3.45 3.83 3.93
Miscellaneous Count Percentile
# Applications 2114 68
# Admissions offers 415 -
Class size 159 46
% Accepted 19.6% 86
% Yield 38.3% 84

During the 2023 application cycle, 2,114 people applied and 415 were offered admission.

George Mason University has a 1L class size of 159, and yield of 38.31%. 159 out of 415 applicants who were offered admission accepted, meaning that 38.31% of the people who were offered admission ended up attending the school.

The 1L class at George Mason University has a median LSAT of 166. The 25th percentile LSAT is 158 and the 75th percentile LSAT is 167.

The median GPA is 3.83. The 25th percentile GPA is 3.45 and the 75th percentile GPA is 3.93.

Antonin Scalia Law School LSAT & GPA graph for 2022-2023

LSD has stats for 340 applicants for the 2022-2023 application cycle.

The graphs show applicant results plotted against GPA and LSAT. The dotted lines on the graphs represent the 25/50/75th percentiles reported by the school in their ABA 509 report from the previous year.

Each data point represents an LSD user that shared their application results for the benefit of future applicants.

Click on a data point to see that user's profile.

25th, 50th, 75th refer to percentiles from last year's admitted class

How much does Antonin Scalia Law School cost per year?

$39,684.00
Tuition
18th percentile
$23,836.00
In-state tuition
$71,158.00
CoA
24th percentile
63.00%
Grads with debt
19th percentile
$106,826.00
Average debt
62nd percentile
$76,000.00
Salary, 25th %
79th percentile
$100,000.00
Salary
80th percentile
$67,121.00
PI Salary
87th percentile
65.80%
Employment rate
73rd percentile
90.60%
Bar pass rate
79th percentile

Cost of attending Antonin Scalia Law School

In 2023, tuition was $39,684 and the annual cost of attending was $71,158 (tuition plus living expenses).

Cost of Attendance (CoA) is the estimated total amount you will have to spend every year to go to school. Unlike tuition, CoA includes expenses like rent, food, and insurance.

Antonin Scalia Law School employment outcomes

JD graduates from George Mason University make $100,000 (median) upon graduation if they work in the private sector. If they go into the public sector, a grad can expect to make $67,121.

39.7% of law graduates from George Mason University go directly to work for law firms, while 18.6% clerk for a judge. 5.8% of graduates go into public interest.

90.6% of George Mason University graduates pass the bar on their first try.

Some interesting facts about Antonin Scalia Law School

Students at George Mason University, Antonin Scalia Law School, receive an outstanding legal education, are taught to critically evaluate prevailing opinions and pursue new ideas, and ultimately are prepared to distinguish themselves in their chosen fields.

Located just steps away from the nation’s capital, George Mason University, Antonin Scalia Law School, offers students unmatched professional, educational, and cultural opportunities in Washington, DC, and Northern Virginia.

Proximity to the White House, Capitol Hill, and the US Supreme Court—as well as countless government agencies, think-tanks, nonprofits, and law firms—gives students unparalleled access to the top legal minds, organizations, and job opportunities that the nation has to offer. Our faculty is culled from these very institutions, and some of our graduates go on to work at the highest level in those organizations

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waitlisted and i'm honestly shocked
in a good way haha
@silkynostalgicgoblin looks like you are having a good cycle. Congrats!
20:52
Berkeley R
ColorfulThickBullfrog
16:47
Seat deadline is tomorrow. Maybe more action after that
@ColorfulThickBullfrog: Idk when you sent that message but seat deadline is definitely not tomorrow because tomorrow is not April 10th
ColorfulThickBullfrog
15:09
No shit smart ass
R this morning!
ColorfulThickBullfrog
14:32
Sorry to hear that. Does GMU usually send in waves?
WL'd just now.
@ColorfulThickBullfrog: sorry, just didn’t want anyone else to be mislead by your incorrect info. 🤷🏻‍♂️
ColorfulThickBullfrog
9:42
Yeah I made a mistake reading a different year. Just felt like it was kind of aggressive. Most people, if confused, would go to the email or website to clarify seat deposit over blindly listening to someone on LSD (I hope).
I know it's late in the cycle, but my husband's job is moving to VA. Is it even worth my time to apply to GMU with a 155 lsat? It doesn't seem like it...
ColorfulThickBullfrog
21:34
Would be difficult imo. Got waitlisted with a low 160. Have you looked at American or Catholic Univeristy? It’s in D.C. but it’s probably like 10 minutes from George Mason @skillfulhurriedladybird
ColorfulThickBullfrog
11:00
Anyone know why they review waitlist in May if first seat deposit is April 10?
I don't know, but their regular application deadline is 4/30.
ColorfulThickBullfrog
12:05
@AlluringAbidingSheepdog: That is probably why. I forgot that priority app was March 31
ColorfulThickBullfrog
12:09
Waitlist movement for GM seems pretty low which is unfortunate
TediousBrightPossum
14:15
GM is mean
15:47
What is the likelhood of GMU waitlist movement
based on nothing other than the numbers on LSD, chances seem pretty low. Maybe more GMU applicants are just using LSD more this year but considering the number of accepted applicants is already higher than it has been for the last 5 years(by al most 2x for most of those years), it seems unlikely that GMU will need to pull from the WL much, if at all, to fill their class. But who knows. Only time will tell for sure.
actually, I'm retracting (or qualifying) my previous statement. Just realized the current "withdrawn" number is also much lower than past years so the current accepted number may drop a lot if a lot of people move to the withdrawn category.
ColorfulThickBullfrog
15:49
Last years class was 97 admitted students and the current 3L is 260ish. I would assume they aim for around 150+ this year like the norm for them. Last year is a pretty bad indicator of WL movement but previous years suggest it is not large.
ColorfulThickBullfrog
15:51
A few people in general admitted to not withdrawing as of yet but withdrawing in the near future because of the conversative atmosphere.
KindlyTightfistedOgre
20:39
they said at ASD they’re expecting a class of 120 this year. Not sure how WL movement will look in that case.
ColorfulThickBullfrog
21:53
@KindlyTightfistedOgre: A current student said the same thing to me so yeah not a huge increase from 97. Historically they don’t have much WL movement but I’m hoping for a miracle
ColorfulThickBullfrog
22:01
I’ve put a lot of effort into this WL but perhaps I should be realistic with myself and admit it’s highly unlikely 😔
ayeee 28th lets gooo
a genuine T30 now
ColorfulThickBullfrog
11:48
Pretty impressive
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