Georgetown Law

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Location

600 New Jersey Ave
NW, Washington, DC 20001
United States of America

Contacts

Website: http://www.law.georgetown.edu/
Phone: (202) 662-9010
E-mail: admis@law.georgetown.edu

Program Information

  • Juris Doctor (JD)
    • 3 year program
    • Applicants may apply to the full-time program, part-time program or both programs
    • For more information, click [ here]
  • Joint programs are available.
    • JD/PhD in Government
    • JD/MAAS
    • JD/MAGES
    • JD/MALAS
    • JD/MAERES
    • JD/MASSP
    • JD/MBA
    • JD/MPH
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    • JD/MSFS
    • JD/MA in Philosophy
    • JD/PhD in Philosophy
    • JD/LLM in Environmental Law
    • JD/LLM in Global Health Law
    • JD/LLM in IBEL
    • JD/LLM in National Security Law
    • JD/LLM in Securities
    • JD/LLM in Taxation
    • Descriptions can be found here

2016 Entering Class Admission statistics

  • Total number of applicants: >8000
  • Class size: 576
    • Full-Time students: 526
    • Part-Time students: 50
  • Median GPA: 3.78
  • GPA 25/75 Percentiles: 3.53/3.87
  • Median LSAT: 167
  • LSAT 25/75 Percentiles: 162/168
  • Gender:
    • Female: 53%
    • Male: 47%
  • Ethnic Minorities: 27%

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Admission Requirements

GPA

  • Minimum grade/GPA: Georgetown Law does not use numerical cutoffs in admission decisions
  • Median grade/GPA of admitted applicants in 2016: 3.78 (4.0-point scale)

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LSAT

  • Minimum score: Georgetown Law does not use numerical cutoffs in admission decisions
  • Median LSAT score of interviewed applicants 2016: 167
  • For evaluation purposes, the admissions committee will consider the highest LSAT score for application consideration
  • The LSAT must be taken before Fall 2017 to qualify for this application cycle. Scores older than June 2012 will not be accepted.

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Supporting Documents

  • Application form
  • Personal statement
  • Resume: list/describe schools attended, work experience, extracurricular and/or community activities and academic honours
  • Letter of recommendation
  • Transcripts: must be sent directly to LSDAS
  • LSAT or GRE test scores
  • USD$ 85 non refundable Application fee
  • Conduct Explanation, if applicable

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Interview

  • Invitational alumni interview
    • Invitation only by the admissions committee to those who they would like to know more about.
    • For those invited, the interview is optional
    • Those not invited will still be considered for admission on a complete basis.
    • Interviews are selected by Alumni interviewers around the country or through a phone/Skype conference call.
    • For more information, click here
  • Invitational group interview
    • Invitation only by the admissions committee to those who they would like to know more about.
    • For those invited, the interview is optional
    • Those not invited will still be considered for admission on a complete basis.
    • For more information, click here

Timeline 2017-2018

  • September 15, 2017: First day J.D. Regular and Early Decision applications accepted
  • November 1, 2017: Transfer/Visiting Students Deadline
  • March 1, 2018: Strongly recommended J.D. Regular and Early Decision Deadline
  • March 1, 2018: Public Interest Law Scholars Deadline
  • March 15, 2018: Early Action Transfer Deadline
  • April 20, 2018: Early Assurance Deadline (Georgetown Juniors only)
  • June 15, 2018: Transfer/Visiting Students Deadline

NOTE: Georgetown Law accepts students on a rolling basis and thus it is to your advantage to apply early. For more information, click here

Tuition 2017-2018

  • Full Time:
    • Tution: USD$ 59,850.00/year
  • Part-Time:
    • Tuition: USD$ 2,137.00/credit hour

For more information, click here For more information on financial aid, click here