Georgia State University College of Law

Georgia State University College of Law

High quality full- and part-time programs lay the groundwork. Exceptional clinics and clinical courses and varied externship opportunities bring legal studies to life. Georgia State Law is in the middle of a global metropolis of more than 5 million residents and is at the heart of the region’s legal community. With more than a dozen Fortune 500 companies’ headquarters nearby, our downtown Atlanta location encourages hands-on learning and provides students and faculty with unsurpassed connections. The outcomes associated with the value of a Georgia State Law education reflect these and other points of distinction. Employers use words such as “grit” and “dedicated” to describe our graduates. Our bar passage rates and employment placements are high and steady, assuring students their J.D. degrees have significance in the professional world.

Contact Info


Website: http://law.gsu.edu/
Address: 33 Gilmer Street SE Atlanta, GA
Admission Phone: (404) 413-9200
Admission Email: [email protected]

2016 Quick Overview

The Below Data Compiled By: The American Bar Association 

Students633
Student-faculty ratio11:1
Tuition $16,858 per year (full-time, in-state)
$36,456 per year (full-time, out-of-state)
$13,204 per year (part-time, in-state)
$27,910 per year (part-time, out-of-state)
Tuition Guarantee ProgramNo
Estimated Living Expenses$17,572
Founded In1984
ABA AccreditedYes
Application deadline06/01/16
Full-time program application fee$ 50
Financial Aid Deadline04/01/17
Can first years start other than fall?No

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Georgia State University College of Law

Real Time Applicant Admissions Data

Georgia State University College of Law

Real Time HIC User Applicant Status Admissions Data

Actual(A)/Practice(P)

Username LSAT GPA Status Scholarship Sent Received Decision Updated
ShardeS 152 P 3.57

Interested In Applying

- - - 3 weeks ago
Clancaster18 160 P 3.71

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- - - 2 months ago
lorelai11 161 A 3.74

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- - - 5 months ago
ambergriffin12 159 P 3.20

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- - - 6 months ago
edudley 144 A 3.64

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- - - 9 months ago
drewneiner 158 P 3.80

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mjn2051 165 P 3.00

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Anbaker30 140 A 2.98

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Jade.battle228 150 P 3.00

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alyssasuszek 165 P 2.65

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EdwardMcAlpine 149 A 3.63

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calebbriggs 165 P 3.18

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jasmines2492 160 P 3.01

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KayEsAre 135 A 3.32

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Tasha1296 160 P 3.40

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dr1215 165 P 3.50

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tylerfairfax 159 A 3.21

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victoriahurse 141 A 3.93

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kierin 160 P 3.40

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madisonrsnyder 154 A 3.40

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jesicahmitchell 155 A 2.78

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cgottfried 148 A 3.65

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Jmturner425 155 A 3.21

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aburne24 152 A 3.20

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krmawa 165 P 4.28

Interested In Applying

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ahenso11 159 A 2.40

Pending

03/06/17 03/13/17 - 7 months ago
sa353835 152 A 3.30

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gthoma37 164 A 3.50

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11/03/16 - - 12 months ago
Marisakpayne 155 A 3.43

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Dfvera 150 P 3.50

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dlamonte1 153 A 3.51

Pending

No - 01/28/16 - 2 years ago
tgraham12 142 A 3.16

Rejected

- - - 7 months ago
Mcaro 146 A 3.50

Rejected

- - - 2 years ago
mpr32 156 A 3.57

Waitlisted

01/04/16 01/05/16 - 2 years ago
Total Full-Time Part-Time
Number of Applicants19521428252
Number of Offers53247953
Number of Matriculants20116734
75% GPA3.613.623.46
Median GPA3.413.443.36
25% GPA3.213.213.1
75% LSAT155155152
Median LSAT158158155
25% LSAT160160158
2016 Scholarship Data
Total Number of Students633
Total Students Receiving Grants179
% of Students Receiving Grants28.3
75% Grant Amount$4,000
Median Grant Amount$6,000
25% Grants Amount$14,541
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 (23.5)
  • % of Total Half to Full Tuition (3.6)
  • % of Total Full Tuition (0.8)
  • % of Total More than Full Tuition (0.3)

2016 Ethnicity Statistics

  • White (413)
  • Hispanics (38)
  • Black or African American (72)
  • Asian (42)
  • American Indian / Native (3)
  • Other (64)
  • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander Total (5)
  • Two or more races Total (12)
  • Nonresident Alien Total (8)
  • Race and Ethnicity Unknown Total (39)


  • Total Women% (48.9)
  • Total Men% (51.1)
Georgia State University College of Law Bar Exam Statistics
YearTakersPass%State Average%Average Pass Difference%
2015 202 88.44% 73.45% 14.99%
2014 202 91.58% 80.23% 11.35%
2013 199 94.38% 85.15% 9.23%

Total Graduates 2016

  • Employed Bar Exam Required (172)
  • Employed J.D. Advantage (23)
  • Employed Other (5)
  • Unemployed (30)
  • Pursuing Graduate Degree (2)

The Above Data Compiled By:  The American Bar Association