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Georgia State Law School

Rank 78 (USNWR 2022)
160
Median LSAT
3.55
Median GPA
27.0%
Acceptance rate

Also known as

  • Georgia State Law School
  • Georgia State University
  • GEORGIA STATE UNIVERSITY
  • GSU

Georgia State Law School is a law school located in Atlanta, Georgia. The school was ranked 78 in 2022 by USNWR. Annual enrollment for Georgia State Law School is approximately 222.

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 3.35 3.55 3.76
Miscellaneous Count Percentile
# Applications 2125 64
# Admissions offers 573 -
Class size 222 65
% Accepted 27.0% 80
% Yield 38.7% 78

During the 2022 application cycle, 2,125 people applied and 573 were offered admission.

Georgia State University has a 1L class size of 222, and yield of 38.74%. 222 out of 573 applicants who were offered admission accepted, meaning that 38.74% 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 3.55. The 25th percentile GPA is 3.35 and the 75th percentile GPA is 3.76.

Georgia State Law School LSAT & GPA graph for 2021-2022

LSD has stats for 173 applicants for the 2021-2022 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?

$37,618.00
Tuition
18th percentile
$18,010.00
In-state tuition
$60,609.00
CoA
64.10%
Grads with debt
19th percentile
$85,644.00
Average debt
19th percentile
$72,500.00
Salary, 25th %
64th percentile
$90,000.00
Salary
62nd percentile
$62,500.00
PI Salary
65th percentile
46.70%
Employment rate
40th percentile
88.30%
Bar pass rate
82nd percentile

Cost of attending Georgia State Law School

In 2022, tuition was $37,618 and the annual cost of attending was $60,609 (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 private sector, a grad can expect to make $62,500.

62.4% of law graduates from Georgia State University go directly to work for law firms, while 3.9% clerk for a judge. 5.5% of graduates go into public interest.

88.3% 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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