Georgia State Law School

Rank 69 (USNWR 2023)
Median LSAT
Median GPA
Acceptance rate

Also known as

  • Georgia State Law School
  • Georgia State University
  • GSU

Georgia State Law School is a law school located in Atlanta, Georgia. The school was ranked 69 in 2023 by USNWR. Annual enrollment for Georgia State Law School is approximately 201.

Admissions website: https://law.gsu.edu/admissions/

Admissions email: lawadmissions@gsu.edu

Admissions phone: 404.413.9200

Can I get into Georgia State Law School with aGPA andLSAT?

Georgia State Law School Key Statistics

Previous year ABA 509 data
Percentiles 25 50 75
LSAT 157 160 162
GPA 3.38 3.61 3.74
Miscellaneous Count Percentile
# Applications 1927 63
# Admissions offers 548 -
Class size 201 62
% Accepted 28.4% 79
% Yield 36.7% 78

During the 2023 application cycle, 1,927 people applied and 548 were offered admission.

Georgia State University has a 1L class size of 201, and yield of 36.68%. 201 out of 548 applicants who were offered admission accepted, meaning that 36.68% of the people who were offered admission ended up attending the school.

The 1L class at Georgia State University has a median LSAT of 160. The 25th percentile LSAT is 157 and the 75th percentile LSAT is 162.

The median GPA is 3.61. The 25th percentile GPA is 3.38 and the 75th percentile GPA is 3.74.

Georgia State Law School LSAT & GPA graph for 2022-2023

LSD has stats for 151 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 Georgia State Law School cost per year?

Grads with debt
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Average debt
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Salary, 25th %
65th percentile
68th percentile
PI Salary
72nd percentile
Employment rate
52nd percentile
Bar pass rate
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Cost of attending Georgia State Law School

In 2023, tuition was $0 and the annual cost of attending was $21,962 (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.

Georgia State Law School employment outcomes

JD graduates from Georgia State University make $90,000 (median) upon graduation if they work in the private sector. If they go into the public sector, a grad can expect to make $63,325.

63.7% of law graduates from Georgia State University go directly to work for law firms, while 3.9% clerk for a judge. 7.3% of graduates go into public interest.

83.9% of Georgia State University graduates pass the bar on their first try.

Some interesting facts about Georgia State Law School

Georgia State Law is located in the heart of Atlanta, a global city with more than five million residents, home to the world’s busiest airport, and host of the 1996 Summer Olympics. With over a dozen Fortune 500 companies’ headquarters, and a thriving legal community, our location encourages hands-on learning and provides both students and faculty with unequaled connections. Georgia State Law truly provides access to the legal world on an international level.

Georgia State Law’s location, coupled with the support of a world-class faculty and a competitive cost, gives students the foundation needed to succeed in today’s legal economy. Our students tailor their studies to their individual interests and graduate with experience under their belts, as well as with a strong network of advocates in the legal profession.

Our students can choose to attend full or part time, with classes offered both during the day and evening, laying the groundwork for success. Exceptional clinics and clinical courses, along with varied externship opportunities, bring legal studies to life. Employers use words like “grit” and “dedicated” to describe our graduates. Additionally, our bar passage and employment placement rates are high and steady, assuring our students that their degrees will carry real success in the real world.

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makes more sense at this point if it's taking this long
Anyone heard anything on deposits or scholarships? Starting to get weird.
Do you know how long it takes for Georgia State to review an application?
@Mountaineer99: NO. Im touring the school in a couple of days so ill ask and report back.
@WateryQuestionableCatfish: per LSD the average time in review in 19 days once you get a under review status
@Mountaineer99: thank you!
I feel like they did not need to send me an email titled "Georgia State Law Application Status" just to tell me my application was now under review
@BeautifulSeahorse: I eagerly await your report
Likewise. Emailed a week ago and haven't heard back
How forgiving is Georgia State with stats
Any word @BeautifulSeahorse ?
is GSU lenient with Scholarship?
GSU claimed packets are in the mail in an email today
@dardar: No
What the chances if getting in if it still says “on hold” at this point in the cycle?
I got an email about the packet on the 22 but haven't gotten anything yet. Has anyone else?
Anyone gotten anything yet?
Anyone whose app was complete in February heard anything yet? Or are under review?
and assume that was grammatically correct, I'm off my rocker today.
Mine was complete 2/1. Still says ready for review. Hoping they open my app sometime in the next week
chance me 157 + 3.65
what is your stats
@CloisteredDisgustingCheese: me too. Good Luck!
159, 3.51
BUT most people have better stats, but i have super strong softs not even taking into account work experience.
Chance me . Seeking Part - Time with 157, 2.8 . Non Traditional applicant with 5 years work experience at the largest energy company in the US
Chance me- I have a 154 and 3.5
@dardar: but i still think u have a good shot of getting in ive been under both medians at schools and have been accepted at others schools. so i wouldnt be much thought into medians as long as ur close . ur above the 50 for gpa so i wouldnt worry.
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