Law School Overview
U.S. News Rankings
|Ranking score and category|
#3 in Healthcare Law
#16 in Part-time Law
Law School Overview
The College of Law at Georgia State University has an application deadline of March 1. The full-time program application fee at the College of Law at Georgia State University is $50. The part-time program application fee at the College of Law at Georgia State University is $50. Its tuition is full-time: $15,154 per year (in-state); full-time: $34,834 per year (out-of-state); part-time: $11,940 per year (in-state); and part-time: $26,686 per year (out-of-state). The student-faculty ratio is 10.9:1. The College of Law at Georgia State University has 52 full- and part-time faculty on staff.
Georgia State University’s College of Law is a public institution in downtown Atlanta that is highly ranked for healthcare law. About 90 percent of enrolled students are from Georgia, though the school does not give preferential treatment to state citizens who apply. Georgia Law students can attend school on a full- or part-time basis.
For students interested in earning two or more degrees, Georgia State Law partners with other parts of its university system to offer programs such as a unique J.D./M.B.A./M.H.A. through the Robinson College of Business and the Institute of Health Administration. Students also have the option to complete a J.D./master of city and regional planning through the Georgia Institute of Technology College of Architecture.
Students can get hands-on legal training helping out at the school’s HeLP Legal Clinic and its Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic. To get more involved, there are dozens of student organizations, from the Be Your Own Boss group to the Estate Planning and Wealth Management Law Society, and legal journals including the Georgia State University Law Review. There are also a variety of research centers and institutes at Georgia State Law, including the Center for the Comparative Study of Metropolitan Growth and the Center for Law, Health, and Society. In addition, students may find involvement opportunities through the school’s Consortium on Negotiation and Conflict Resolution or the Intellectual Property Initiative.
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|Law school designation||Regional|
|Application deadline||March 1|
|Full-time program application fee||$50|
|Part-time program application fee||$50|
|Admissions Phone||(404) 651-2048|
|Full- and part-time faculty||52|
|Gender distribution (full-time)|
|J.D. candidates graduating in 2011-2012||197|
|Tuition and fees|
Full-time: $15,154 per year (in-state)
|Room and board||$9,000|
|Employed at graduation 2||64.5%|
|Median private sector starting salary||$67,838|
|Median public service starting salary||$54,268|
|Total volumes and volume equivalents||402,150|
* Law School Overview details based on 2012 data