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George Washington University Law School

Since enrolling its first class in 1865, The George Washington University Law School has produced some of the finest minds across the spectrum of legal scholarship. That tradition continues today, as GW Law graduates use the knowledge and skills they gain here to influence the critical legal conversations of our times.

Contact Info


Website: http://www.law.gwu.edu/Pages/Default.aspx
Address: 2000 H Street, NW Washington, DC 20052
Admission Phone: (202) 994.7230
Admission Email: [email protected]

2016 Quick Overview

The Below Data Compiled By: The American Bar Association 

Students1706
Student-faculty ratio24:1
Tuition $56,244 per year (full-time, in-state)
$56,244 per year (full-time, out-of-state)
$41,580 per year (part-time, in-state)
$41,580 per year (part-time, out-of-state)
Tuition Guarantee Program0
Estimated Living Expenses$26,286
Founded In1923
ABA AccreditedYes
Application deadline03/01/17
Full-time program application fee$ 0
Financial Aid Deadline06/30/17
Can first years start other than fall?No

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Real Time Applicant Admissions Data

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Real Time HIC User Applicant Status Admissions Data

Actual(A)/Practice(P)

Username LSAT GPA Status Scholarship Sent Received Decision Updated
tfishman854 163 A 3.96

Accepted

- - - 2 months ago
kkmonet6 151 A 3.91

Accepted

Yes 01/30/18 - 03/16/18 2 months ago
krisbrad57 165 A 3.95

Accepted

Yes 01/07/18 01/08/18 02/01/18 4 months ago
Michaelisa 163 P 3.93

Accepted

Yes 12/04/17 12/07/17 01/09/18 4 months ago
Amayer17 165 A 3.77

Accepted

Yes 10/17/17 10/18/17 11/20/17 6 months ago
jrs2192 170 A 3.99

Accepted

Yes 11/23/16 11/23/16 12/15/16 one year ago
Rn293 165 A 3.82

Accepted

Yes 12/27/16 01/06/17 01/13/17 one year ago
cfendian 161 A 3.86

Accepted

Yes 12/13/16 01/04/17 01/25/17 one year ago
sjustudent94 158 A 3.98

Accepted

- - - one year ago
Nfinkels 180 A 2.94

Accepted

Yes - - - 2 years ago
krheaume 164 A 3.88

Accepted

Yes - - - 2 years ago
cbcoger 150 P 3.50

Interested In Applying

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chr47946 160 P 3.50

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Kitanathomas98 160 P 3.86

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Mkessler 140 P 3.14

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No - - - 2 weeks ago
matthewrein 165 P 3.66

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ddrayton 167 P 3.50

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legallllybrunette 165 A 3.89

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christaandersen 165 P 3.82

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caudillsg 150 P 3.86

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Briannemarie23 151 A 3.84

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lm6424 165 A 3.67

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mer115 152 A 3.72

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tsoemily 158 A 3.60

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Olivia73 161 A 3.85

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briankaam 168 P 3.97

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Jennifer.weinberg15 162 P 3.78

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kpennathur 150 P 3.05

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tlmaurer 164 A 3.85

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Bailey22 156 A 3.51

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Levendam 160 P 3.70

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emmacostain 160 P 3.86

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KCH11001 165 P 3.00

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rcastaldi1984 170 P 3.74

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Hg6194a 160 P 3.70

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Hg6194a 160 P 3.70

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Christina.gill 165 P 3.01

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Bdoyal 162 A 2.90

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No - - - one year ago
cruz07 155 P 3.56

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rbuchana 160 P 3.48

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gthoma37 164 A 3.50

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TylerMorgan 165 P 3.72

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smb7be 165 P 3.70

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winklezm 167 A 3.27

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christaandersenn 160 P 3.87

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pgovil 156 A 3.65

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candicecrutch 155 P 3.78

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Jsimonelli 161 A 3.62

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VirginiaLefever 162 P 3.40

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Rcm40 144 A 3.82

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brettbski 156 A 3.93

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sonnyp215 160 A 3.86

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wtaylor96 162 P 3.95

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jjriver2 160 P 3.50

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graysonmoronta 160 P 3.40

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alecedwards 168 P 3.67

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ilerman 172 P 3.71

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Rollin 155 P 3.90

Interested In Applying

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Lemontree12 132 A 3.00

Interested In Applying

No 03/10/16 03/10/16 - 2 years ago
mehreen12 175 P 3.40

Interested In Applying

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jpc91 164 A 3.50

Interested In Applying

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kfern108 160 P 4.00

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mtbmatt 160 A 2.82

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adwhiting27 156 A 3.56

Interested In Applying

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bbo8 165 P 3.40

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AllysonFleming 168 P 3.95

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boomer95 160 P 3.82

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dcanic 158 A 3.42

Interested In Applying

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Kbenton2 170 P 3.71

Interested In Applying

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klharrison08 150 P 3.41

Interested In Applying

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cristiandynell 155 P 3.24

Interested In Applying

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BredricB 143 A 2.94

Interested In Applying

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safriday 163 A 3.77

Interested In Applying

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alyssagilboy 151 A 3.52

Interested In Applying

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manujr1302 150 P 3.50

Interested In Applying

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All135 160 A 3.87

Interested In Applying

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dwayne444 168 P 3.20

Interested In Applying

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kierin 160 P 3.40

Interested In Applying

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msmedley 168 A 4.00

Interested In Applying

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joebarton9 153 A 3.63

Interested In Applying

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KaelyneYumul 165 A 4.00

Interested In Applying

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akal1181 158 A 3.83

Interested In Applying

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Skula1 167 A 3.83

Pending

- - - 5 months ago
Kltaylo3 156 A 3.20

Pending

02/28/17 02/28/17 - one year ago
FPassawe 147 A 3.69

Pending

12/15/16 - - one year ago
DustinLorenzo 163 A 3.90

Pending

- - - 2 years ago
chrismerk99 160 P 3.61

Pending

09/29/16 09/29/16 - 2 years ago
avinim 156 A 3.64

Pending

12/29/15 - - 2 years ago
Jackieeeebee 161 A 3.31

Rejected

- - - one year ago
gilbert2252 157 A 3.27

Rejected

12/31/16 02/01/17 02/13/17 one year ago
sa353835 152 A 3.30

Rejected

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maggiestrouse 157 A 3.47

Rejected

01/25/17 01/25/17 02/14/17 one year ago
lmfleisc 159 A 3.51

Rejected

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sblazer 154 A 3.52

Rejected

- - 01/26/17 one year ago
blackbeauty5866 131 A 3.77

Rejected

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adeck 156 A 3.24

Rejected

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mpr32 156 A 3.57

Rejected

12/17/15 12/18/15 01/20/16 2 years ago
pcvlrm 161 A 3.49

Rejected

09/29/15 - - 3 years ago
saraheller45 164 A 3.70

Waitlisted

- - - 3 months ago
ccarbonell 152 A 3.77

Waitlisted

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browjn14 162 A 2.97

Waitlisted

01/04/18 10/28/17 12/05/17 5 months ago
clairemarie14 157 A 3.90

Waitlisted

- - - one year ago
sabrinam 155 A 3.89

Waitlisted

- - - 2 years ago
Total Full-Time Part-Time
Number of Applicants69436160505
Number of Offers27022585117
Number of Matriculants45842335
75% GPA3.813.83.87
Median GPA3.713.73.75
25% GPA3.353.353.39
75% LSAT158159152
Median LSAT165165156
25% LSAT166166163
2016 Scholarship Data
Total Number of Students1706
Total Students Receiving Grants891
% of Students Receiving Grants52.2
75% Grant Amount$24,000
Median Grant Amount$17,000
25% Grants Amount$13,000
Scholarships awarded based on maintaining a certain academic performance
Offering Conditional Scholarships:This school does not award scholarships that may be reduced or eliminated based on law school academic performance

  • % of Total Less Than Half Tuition (43)
  • % of Total Half to Full Tuition (6.6)
  • % of Total Full Tuition (2.6)
  • % of Total More than Full Tuition (0)

2016 Ethnicity Statistics

  • White (922)
  • Hispanics (37)
  • Black or African American (144)
  • Asian (226)
  • American Indian / Native (15)
  • Other (327)
  • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander Total (4)
  • Two or more races Total (5)
  • Nonresident Alien Total (115)
  • Race and Ethnicity Unknown Total (203)


  • Total Women% (53.8)
  • Total Men% (46.1)
George Washington University Law School Bar Exam Statistics
YearTakersPass%State Average%Average Pass Difference%
2015 411 79.95% 73.43% 6.52%
2014 575 86.23% 75.97% 10.26%
2013 612 90.56% 80.60% 9.96%

Total Graduates 2016

  • Employed Bar Exam Required (549)
  • Employed J.D. Advantage (39)
  • Employed Other (12)
  • Unemployed (38)
  • Pursuing Graduate Degree (6)

The Above Data Compiled By:  The American Bar Association