University of Georgia School of Law

University of Georgia School of Law

At the University of Georgia School of Law, rich history and tradition converge with diversity and innovation. Here, students engage with peers and faculty as they experience the charm of Athens, Georgia, and the vast resources of the university. They are challenged. They grow. The future begins here. Georgia Law is at the forefront of the globalization movement in higher education with a wealth of opportunities for international students. During their studies at Georgia Law, students learn about emerging legal issues in the context of a rapidly advancing global society. International offerings include a broad international curriculum, faculty recognized for their work and research in international and comparative law, a host of conferences and projects on global outreach and international trade, and an engaged and supportive intercontinental alumni network.

Contact Info


Website: http://www.law.uga.edu/
Address: 225 Herty Dr, Athens, GA 30602
Admission Phone: (706) 542-7060
Admission Email: ugajd@uga.edu

2016 Quick Overview

The Below Data Compiled By: The American Bar Association 

Students576
Student-faculty ratio14:1
Tuition $19,488 per year (full-time, in-state)
$37,536 per year (full-time, out-of-state)
N/A per year (part-time, in-state)
N/A per year (part-time, out-of-state)
Tuition Guarantee ProgramNo
Estimated Living Expenses$14,472
Founded In1930
ABA AccreditedYes
Application deadline06/01/17
Full-time program application fee$ 50
Financial Aid Deadline03/01/17
Can first years start other than fall?No

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University of Georgia School of Law

Real Time Applicant Admissions Data

University of Georgia School of Law

Real Time HIC User Applicant Status Admissions Data

Actual(A)/Practice(P)

Username LSAT GPA Status Scholarship Sent Received Decision Updated
jessebarrad 164 A 3.55

Accepted

11/30/16 11/30/16 12/07/16 11 months ago
RHerbert41 160 P 3.20

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 weeks ago
Carania 155 P 3.30

Interested In Applying

- - - 3 weeks ago
mcclki13 165 P 3.00

Interested In Applying

- - - 3 weeks ago
Clancaster18 160 P 3.71

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 months ago
Clancaster17 165 P 3.71

Interested In Applying

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Als07742 159 A 3.88

Interested In Applying

- - - 4 months ago
lorelai11 161 A 3.74

Interested In Applying

- - - 5 months ago
TDinsmore18 150 P 3.30

Interested In Applying

- - - 8 months ago
HTrep2 157 P 3.38

Interested In Applying

- - - 9 months ago
edudley 144 A 3.64

Interested In Applying

- - - 9 months ago
drewneiner 158 P 3.80

Interested In Applying

- - - 10 months ago
fowlas13 154 A 3.00

Interested In Applying

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gthoma37 164 A 3.50

Interested In Applying

- - - 11 months ago
jmesidor2014 160 P 3.02

Interested In Applying

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cgc.chlan 170 P 3.20

Interested In Applying

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EdwardMcAlpine 149 A 3.63

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
IanGriffinVA 160 P 3.50

Interested In Applying

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LegalWritingFan 162 P 2.69

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
Gabrielaurr 156 A 3.48

Interested In Applying

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cydneyswain 165 P 4.00

Interested In Applying

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drichmond44 162 A 3.62

Interested In Applying

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Webbrf 161 A 3.50

Interested In Applying

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bbo8 165 P 3.40

Interested In Applying

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Kbenton2 170 P 3.71

Interested In Applying

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msr49844 170 P 3.29

Interested In Applying

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kierin 160 P 3.40

Interested In Applying

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madisonrsnyder 154 A 3.40

Interested In Applying

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Erouse25 150 P 3.54

Interested In Applying

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palmoreh2 165 A 3.70

Interested In Applying

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rsh42677 162 P 3.70

Interested In Applying

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cgottfried 148 A 3.65

Interested In Applying

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aburne24 152 A 3.20

Interested In Applying

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krmawa 165 P 4.28

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
cfendian 161 A 3.86

Waitlisted

12/13/16 01/04/17 01/23/17 8 months ago
mpr32 156 A 3.57

Waitlisted

12/16/15 12/16/15 03/17/16 2 years ago
dlamonte1 153 A 3.51

Waitlisted

No - 01/28/16 02/10/16 2 years ago
Total Full-Time Part-Time
Number of Applicants222520780
Number of Offers6576570
Number of Matriculants1781780
75% GPA3.863.860
Median GPA3.733.730
25% GPA3.473.470
75% LSAT1581580
Median LSAT1621620
25% LSAT1631630
2016 Scholarship Data
Total Number of Students576
Total Students Receiving Grants360
% of Students Receiving Grants62.5
75% Grant Amount$12,500
Median Grant Amount$7,500
25% Grants Amount$5,000
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 (35.4)
  • % of Total Half to Full Tuition (24.8)
  • % of Total Full Tuition (1.9)
  • % of Total More than Full Tuition (0.3)

2016 Ethnicity Statistics

  • White (456)
  • Hispanics (22)
  • Black or African American (40)
  • Asian (21)
  • American Indian / Native (1)
  • Other (26)
  • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander Total (0)
  • Two or more races Total (11)
  • Nonresident Alien Total (0)
  • Race and Ethnicity Unknown Total (15)


  • Total Women% (47.2)
  • Total Men% (52.8)
University of Georgia School of Law Bar Exam Statistics
YearTakersPass%State Average%Average Pass Difference%
2015 188 88.83% 73.69% 15.14%
2014 222 90.94% 79.86% 11.08%
2013 229 94.77% 84.67% 10.10%

Total Graduates 2016

  • Employed Bar Exam Required (87)
  • Employed J.D. Advantage (25)
  • Employed Other (19)
  • Unemployed (84)
  • Pursuing Graduate Degree (4)

The Above Data Compiled By:  The American Bar Association