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Law School Overview
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Law School Overview
The School of Law at Emory University has an application deadline of March 1. The full-time program application fee at the School of Law at Emory University is $80. Its tuition is full-time: $46,414 per year. The student-faculty ratio is 10.8:1. The School of Law at Emory University has 108 full- and part-time faculty on staff.
The Emory University School of Law is a private institution in Atlanta. Among its legal offerings, Emory Law has a robust public interest law program, with student clinics ranging from juvenile defense to environmental law and a university partnership with the Carter Center, an initiative promoting world peace founded by former President Jimmy Carter. Law students can also get hands-on experience through projects at the school’s centers and institutes, including the Center for the Study of Law and Religion and the Feminism and Legal Theory (FLT) Project.
Emory Law has specialty law programs such as the Environmental and Natural Resources Law Program, as well as dual degree options including a J.D./M.B.A. through the Roberto C. Goizueta Business School and a J.D./M.Div. (master of divinity) through the Candler School of Theology. Emory Law also runs unique legal initiatives such as the TI:GER Program, which is a collaboration between the law school and academic departments at the Georgia Institute of Technology.
At Emory Law, there are about 40 student organizations to join, which are supported by the Emory Student Bar Association. There are also three legal journals at Emory Law: Emory Bankruptcy Developments Journal, the only student-run journal of its type in the country; the Emory International Law Review; and the Emory Law Journal.
Notable alumni of Emory School of Law include Larry Klayman, founder of watchdog organization Judicial Watch and political advocacy group Freedom Watch, and Facundo Bacardi, chairman of Bacardi Limited and namesake of Emory’s Bacardi Lounge and Bacardi Plaza, which hosts social events for students.
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|Law school designation||National|
|Application deadline||March 1|
|Full-time program application fee||$80|
|Part-time program application fee||N/A|
|Admissions Phone||(404) 727-6802|
|Full- and part-time faculty||108|
|Gender distribution (full-time)|
|J.D. candidates graduating in 2011-2012||267|
|Tuition and fees|
Full-time: $46,414 per year
|Room and board||$18,798|
|Employed at graduation 2||52.4%|
|Median private sector starting salary||$90,000|
|Median public service starting salary||$55,000|
|Total volumes and volume equivalents||422,589|
* Law School Overview details based on 2012 data